Business Process Excellence Placement Ashby-de-la-Zouch 2024

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DEADLINE 23rd December 2023

CEVA Logistics provides global supply chain solutions to connect people, products and providers all around the world. We are supply chain experts. We live and breathe logistics every day. Above all, we believe that this is a people business. That’s why we are building a global culture of teamwork and respect. We encourage initiative, and we engage and empower our diverse workforce to grow their careers within CEVA.

CEVA Logistics offers a broad range of end-to-end, customized solutions in both Contract Logistics and Freight Management thanks to our approximately 98,000 employees at more than 1,000 facilities in 160 countries worldwide. With the recent acquisition of the former Ingram Micro Commerce & Lifecycle Services business, we are building one of the world’s leading end-to-end eCommerce service offerings through the dedication and passion of our people—the heartbeat of our organization. As we continue growing at a fast pace, will you “Dare to Grow” with us?

Your role

Our Business Process Excellence team based in Ashby de la Zouch has an exciting opportunity for a university student looking for their third-year industry placement, to join the team and support with contract review and analysis for new and existing customers to ensure key trends are identified along with any cost saving opportunities.

What are you going to do?

Reporting into the Business Excellence Manager, you will work on a variety of customer contracts, identifying any gaps or discrepancies between the services we provide to our customers and the services we have contractually agreed to provide. Through data analysis, you will identify opportunities to increase contract profitability, compare pricing and rates to look for revenue leakages, and ensure a return on investment for the business.

You will collaborate with a range of local and regional colleagues, where you will support in improving and cementing supplier partnerships, customer experiences, and team cooperation, therefore you must be a confident communicator who is able to form strong working relationships.

You will continuously identify and promote improvements across Contract Logistics sites providing recommendations in re-engineering and improving on existing operational solutions, driving, and enforcing standards and actively promoting a culture of LEAN, continuous improvement, vigilance, and responsible logistics.

What are we looking for?

We are ideally looking for someone who has the ability to read, analyse and digest large amounts of information and data in order to produce meaningful solutions and recommendations.

You will need to be analytically minded with exceptional attention to detail, strong grammatical and linguistic skills, and have a liking for numbers and data. As you will be required to pull together presentations and deliver them to key stakeholders across the business, you’ll need strong skills in Microsoft (excel, PowerPoint, word) and be confident presenting to varying audiences.

Finally, you will be required to travel to sites across the UK and sometime within the European/Global teams, therefore you will need to hold a Driving License with your own car and be happy to travel internationally for business trips.

It would also be advantageous, though not essential, to have someone with LEAN or Six Sigma training who is knowledgeable on continuous improvement techniques.

What do we have to offer?

With a genuine culture of reward and recognition, we want our employees to grow, develop and be part of our journey. We offer a benefits package that includes competitive annual leave entitlement with a fantastic holiday buy scheme, pension and life assurance along with access to an employee benefits platform that offers discounts on gym memberships and money off vouchers for a diverse range of retail, travel and hospitality brands. There’s no doubt that you will be compensated for your hard work and commitment so if you’d like to work for one of the top Logistics providers in the world then please do get in touch to find your next role.

About tomorrow

We value your professional and personal growth. That’s why we share plenty of career opportunities for you to thrive within CEVA. Join CEVA for a challenging career.

CEVA Logistics UK&I is committed to attracting, acquiring and retaining the best possible candidates in an equal and inclusive way that is consistent with employment legislation and best practice. We aim to select the best available person for every vacancy irrespective of age, disability, colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, political beliefs, sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment and marital or civil partnership status.
Please note that candidates will be subject to the necessary right to work checks for the UK and Ireland.

DEADLINE 23rd December 2023