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Undergraduate - Business Operations & Supply Chain

Date: 22-Oct-2020

Location: Bracknell, GB

Company: Honda Motor Europe Ltd

Job Title:[[Business Operations & Supply Chain Undergraduate]] 
Department:[[Power Product Division]] 
Job Location: [[Bracknell, UK]] 


Reporting to the Seihan & Supply Chain Department Manager, this role provides the valuable link between our worldwide Honda Factories, Sales Divisions and Logistics Centres.


The successful applicant will be responsible to ensure the timely availability of goods from our global Honda Factories. Providing the highest level of service to our customers whilst ensuring the efficient management of logistic flows. 


Market and Commercial awareness as well as strong decision making are vital to this role as you will be both purchasing and managing goods (European Stockholding) on behalf of Honda Motor Europe (HME).


Main Responsibilities:

• Consolidate monthly customer sales orders and forecasts in preparation for production order revision and submission.

• Calculate and process monthly production orders, observing production and order management regulations, sales orders and delivery timing and logistics flows. Before submitting on behalf of HME to the worldwide Honda factories and production facilities.

• Process production change requests in time for the monthly and weekly change trigger points.

• Ensure sales divisions and customers are kept aware of any changes to production plans and delivery dates and negotiate goods allocations were necessary.

• Monitor and manage European stockholding with focus on optimising stock cover targets and reducing aged stock. Negotiate sales campaigns with sales divisions if necessary.

• Ensure that all databases are kept up-to-date and consistent with latest data. Correct system errors quickly to minimise impact on supply chain and identify root cause and countermeasures.

• Review of existing processes under the banner of continuous improvement to ensure business process efficiencies and future supply change management proposals.


Qualifications, skills and experience required/desirable:

• Undergraduate in your second year of studying, looking for a placement for your third year.

• Good PC skills including Excel.

• A good level of numeracy.

• A high level of accuracy.

• Ability to organise work to ensure that deadlines are met.

• Self-starter, with ability to work on own initiative.

• A confident negotiator and presenter.

• Good team player and strong decision making are vital.


If you have any questions, please contact


We will be conducting interviews via Microsoft Teams until January 2021 and our virtual assessment centre will take place in February 2021.

Honda is dedicated to the principle of creating equal opportunities within the workplace for all associates, agency workers, contractors, job applicants and visitors. Central to this is Honda's commitment to being a fair, discrimination free company that accepts the uniqueness and differences of people around the world and adheres to the principle that all people are created equal. This commitment comes directly from the Honda Philosophy and belief that we all work together for a common purpose. Honda recruits, hires, trains and promotes into all levels the most qualified individuals without regard to race, colour, origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability or any other protected characteristic.

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