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Job Title:  Supply Chain Internship

Job Number:  30640

Country: United Kingdom
Function: Operations
Level: Internship
Appointment Type: Fixed Term

Job purpose:


  • To support and deliver the optimum Supply Plan for the End Markets and Factories within the Sub Area.
  • To drive improvement in Supply Planning performance for the Sub-Area.


Principal accountabilities:


  • To prepare the Production plan for SNP horizon ensuring it aligns to the distribution requirements whilst meeting the factory capability in the optimum way to support minimal production cost.
  • To highlight and solve internal demand and capacity imbalances and reporting both short and longer term capacity issues to the SNP planning Manager where potential outsourcing is required.
  • To ensure the short term plan/schedule can be achieved and that the plan submitted to the factory is fully aligned with materials, crew and capacity availability.
  • To own and ensure compliance across the business for all production wheels.
  • To prepare deliver with root coding operational performance reporting, including Plan stability and conformance, capacity violations and use the data and knowledge to challenge the Planning teams on compliance and opportunities to make improvements.
  • Maintain relevant planning data in SAP/APO to facilitate accurate planning and execution
  • Adhere to all processes, procedures as per defined Operating model
  • Drive the continued improvement in Supply planning performance and its interaction with team members
  • To write, perform and validate test script when required as well as raise change request and perform impact assessment as required
  • To create and maintain technical documentation; provide training and coaching to End Users on process and system and support issue resolution.


Essential requirements:


  • Previous working experience (preferably within Supply Planning)
  • Bachelor’s degree (or currently studying last year) within Business or Engineering fields,
  • ERP systems knowledge (APO, ECC) desirable
  • Good Excel knowledge
  • Proactive and continuous improvement mindset
  • Results-oriented way of working
  • Capability to work under pressure and prioritize tasks correctly
  • Ability to show strong stress management skill
  • Understanding of importance of business ethics



British American Tobacco is one of the world’s leading multinational companies, with brands sold in over 200 markets, made in 44 factories in 42 countries.

We are proud that we are consistently among the top 5 companies on the London Stock Exchange.

Our portfolio includes our world-famous Global Drive Brands – Dunhill, Kent, Lucky Strike, Pall Mall and Rothmans – along with many other leading international brands, such as Vogue, Peter Stuyvesant and State Express 555.

Alongside our traditional tobacco business, we are also developing products that offer consumers potentially less risky alternatives to regular cigarettes. Our Next Generation Products are already leading the way in the Industry of vapour and tobacco heating devices. We continue to develop a solid portfolio of consumer solutions which already include well known global brands like Vype, glo and Voke.

Contractual Legal Entity: BAT (Investments) Limited (GBIN)

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