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Graduate Job Demand Analyst - Logistics

Vacancy Type: Graduate Job
Employer: Huf UK Limited
Reference: J469
Salary: £23,000  

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Huf UK, part of the Hülsbeck and Fürst Group develop and produce mechanical and electrical locksets for the automotive industry.  In short, we design and manufacture systems that lock, unlock and start your cars.

Working with some of the most prestigious brands in the world, Huf are world class when it comes to innovation and production quality.

To support our exciting growth plans we are looking for a high calibre graduate to join the business in the role of Demand Analyst within Logistics

The Role

The main purpose of this role is to manage the demand from the customers. You will ensure the customer requirements are communicated effectively to all the relevant departments.

Working closely with manufacturing you will attend production planning meetings and be involved on all aspects of the project from receipt of order through to delivery of the end product.  This is a role that requires good organisational and communication skills and will involve a lot of client contact

You will be responsible for maintaining the data entry on the system – alerting relevant departments if there are schedule fluctuations i.e. the customer needs it sooner than originally planned.  In the event that there are any potential delivery issues you will work closely with the customer to ensure a smooth and satisfactory result is achieved.

The scope of this very interesting role will also see you working closely with sub contractors and packaging control.

You will spend time with clients and therefore fluency in German is essential as is your flexibility to travel abroad.

What we are looking for

It goes without saying that we want the best graduates.   Obviously it means different things to different people but what does the ‘best’ mean to us? 

Through your academic achievements you will have achieved a minimum of 2:2 degree classification in either Logistics, Supply chain or a Business related degree; you will also have good ‘A’ Levels (A’s and B’s) and Maths and English at GCSE.

We are also looking for the following key attributes, which you will be able to demonstrate through your time at University and your commercial exposure to date.

You will also be: -

•             Commercially minded – understand that businesses function to serve their customers well and in return we are rewarded as such.

•             Be driven by providing solutions for people.

•             Possess an inquisitive mind and a keen willingness to learn.

•             Be analytical and detailed

•             Fluency in German is essential

•             Be a team player.

•             Customer focused.

•             Be a problem solver.

•             Be results driven.

•             Be passionate about doing a good job.

•             Not be afraid to ask questions and positively challenge the status quo.

•             Numerate

•             Think creatively with your focus on improvement.

What we offer

Firstly, a great career with an international company! We are committed to developing our people and providing opportunities for advancement and recognition.

Some roles will provide international travel so your mobility and flexibility is important.

You will be enrolled on to the well structured and ‘Best in Class’ OPEN Programme.  This a two year Graduate Management Development Programme operated by our partners Discovery Graduates incorporating experiential learning and underpinned by a Postgraduate Certificate accreditation in ‘Professional Development, Leadership and Change Management’.

You will also have the opportunity to utilise your learning in ‘real life’ business improvement projects, supported by a mentor.

You may have the opportunity to take part in the Huf International programme.

If you think this role could be for you please apply today at for immediate consideration.

Discovery Graduates are the retained managing consultants.  All applications will be processed through Discovery.  We regret due to the high volume of applications we receive; only those successful on application will be contacted for interviews.  In the event that you are unsuccessful for this opportunity, we may still be able to help you and we will retain your application and consider you for other opportunities.




Location: West Midlands

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