Graduate trainee: supply chain

L'Oreal East Africa

Job Summary

If you are a recent graduate looking to build a wonderful career in Supply Chain, then this is a great opportunity for you. Our business is looking to bring on-board young, diligent and ambitious graduates to take up roles within our operations team. L’Oréal EA will offer you a youthful and challenging environment in which team work and excellence is valued. You will interact freely in an open and friendly space but also manage strict timelines and KPIs. See more about our culture on

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Graduate trainee
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description

Key Responsibilities:

You will be responsible for:

  • analysing monthly/weekly demand variations, needs and define the priorities for the production plan with factories.
  • communicating updated information on supply chain stocks and service policy (possible slow movers, service) to our customers
  • coordinating launches with all keys actors and ensure their follow up (at initial stage, and after the launch).
  • ensuring the sales forecast consistency, through the building of a consensus between the commercial forecasts, the financial trend and the sales history.
  • catalogue management and contribute to its rationalisation.
  • coordinating the warehouse activities including update of data base management by finalizing the dispatch activities.
  • stock counts and analysis of the results.
  • supporting and being actively involved with the operational projects – such as business and operational improvement programs.
  • constantly reviewing systems and processes, making recommendations for improvements in effectiveness and identifying potential efficiencies.


  • a university degree in business or engineering with a bias for supply chain management/Operations management/finance
  • experience working in the manufacturing sector is an added advantage (Not more than 2 years)
  • proactive profile with an inner drive to deliver
  • ability to think ahead and demonstrate effective problem solving skills.
  • excellent analytical skills and proficiency in Ms-Excel
  • capable of reacting appropriately to short and long-term issues and to be decisive.
  • great skill in planning and delivery within agreed timelines
  • splendid team player
  • Must have legal permit to work in kenya

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