Supply Chain Apprentice

Unit A, Merlin Way, North Shields, NE27 0QH
£170.94 to £329.67 per week
14 Apr 2021
08 May 2021
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
The Apprentice in Supply Chain Management will rotate through all internal supply chain functions learning how operates and the impact on the business.

This role requires regular travel within the UK with Attendance at Leeds Trinity University.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Planning & Organising: Plans activities well in advance and takes account of possible changing circumstances; identifies and organises resources needed to accomplish tasks; makes daily decisions regarding prioritisation; manages time effectively; monitors performance against deadlines and milestones and initiates corrective action as needed
  • Collaborating & Partnering: Corresponding and building effective networks with internal and external functions and suppliers. Supports SCM function with internal and external audit requirements; works collaboratively with many business functions. Consults others and shares information and expertise with them; builds team spirit and reconciles conflict. Provides support and cover for colleagues when absent e.g. holiday
  • Analysing & Data Management: Updates document management systems; ensures compliance with process standards and protocols; investigates and resolves discepancies. Reporting and statistics analysis

Additional Responsibilities:
  • Adhering to Principles & Values: upholds ethics and values; demonstrates integrity; promotes and defends equal opportunities; shows respect for the views and contributions of other team members; shows empathy; listens, supports and cares for others; promotes an environment that supports the Guiding Principles
  • Health, Safety & Environment (HSE): ensures that all legal and Freudenberg requirements regarding health, safety and environment are fulfilled; promotes a health and safety culture; attends and promotes safety training as required; undertakes risk assessments for own department

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Experience within Business/ Supply Chain Advantageous
  • IT: thorough knowledge MS Office; SAP knowledge would be an advantage

Personal qualities

  • Excellent administrative skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to persuade and influence
  • Pro-active approach to work and problem solving with the ability to spot and deal with issues as they occur
  • Creative and analytical thinking style, applying tenacity in the face of obstacles
  • Drive to deliver outstanding results through new and more effective ways of working
  • Exceptional organisational skills with a methodical and logical approach
  • Time management skills with the ability to deliver to deadlines
  • Effective team working skills, supporting the needs of colleagues whilst being able to work independently using initiative

Desired qualifications

  • A good general education
  • Higher education desirable

Future prospects

  • Career Progression

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