Customer Account Graduate Opportunities

pladis UK
Hayes, London (Greater)
20,000 - 24,000
26 Jul 2019
26 Aug 2019
Start Date
12-18 months

Do you want to work for a global leader within the FMCG industry? Have you heard of some of the world’s most ICONIC biscuit brands such as McVities, Ulker, Jacobs, Carrs and DeMets!? If you love the sound of this already then pladis could be the place for you…

Here at pladis we are one of the world’s leading global biscuit and chocolate companies with brand new exciting opportunities to join our customer account teams! These are ambitious new opportunities to get involved in to help write the next chapter of our business.

So what do the roles entail? You will be responsible for supporting the account managers and the wider team across customer accounts, including:

·         promotional proposal inputs

·         sales operations

·         SAP input and management

·         samples and gifting

·         new product line forms

·         system coding

·         reporting purchase orders

·         aged of stock management and reporting

·         invoice management

·         master data price file

·         attending internal admin forum with sales operations and more!

Essentially, these positions are vital to the success of our customer account teams.  A role with great responsibility and one which can provide exposure to all areas of pladis and enable the right candidate to quickly develop a broad understanding of the business and FMCG (fast moving consumer goods) sales.

So why should you apply…

We are a global leader within our field and we are offering opportunities where you can gain invaluable experience within this 12-month fixed term contract.  We are based in Hayes, outer West London and we are offering negotiable salary of between £20,000 and £24,000.

We also have an opportunity to travel across the South East and London area so please let us know if this something you are interested in too!  You would need to hold a full, clean driving license.

So is this role for you?

We need people who have a positive and motivated mind set, can work individually or in a team, a great communicator who can manage their time efficiently.  We strive for personal accountability to deliver the best we can in everything we do, so we need you to, too!

Prior sales experience within the FMCG industry would be ideal to help meet those important deliveries against KPIs!  Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and SAP would be great but not essential.  Somebody with great attention to detail, an analytical mindset and is great at building strong relationships are key for us.  We are looking for recent graduates who are interested in growing their experience within an industry and culture like ours!

Therefore… as proud bakers and chocolatiers and custodians of iconic global brands, we don’t compromise on the quality of ingredients in our products or on the people we hire. We are looking for entrepreneurial spirits who share our passion for bringing happiness to our consumers.

We are seeking people who are purpose-led, resilient and positive and because we expect pace and agility, we insist on collaboration and demand accountability.  If that is your thing, then pladis offers unrivalled opportunities to learn and make an impact.  If this sounds like a challenge that excites you, then please apply today with your CV and a cover letter explaining what motivated you to apply for this opportunity!