Sales Graduate

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1379718103-2
  • Date Posted: 4 July 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: Müller
  • Location: Shropshire
  • Apprentice Pay: On Application
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Sales & Marketing, Commercial & QS, Project Management
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

About this Apprenticeship

M ller UK & Ireland is wholly owned by Unternehmensgruppe Theo M ller which employs over 31,000 people throughout Europe. In the UK, M ller develops, manufactures and markets a wide range of branded and private label dairy products made with milk from 1,300 farmers in Britain.M ller is ranked within the top 20 in The Grocer's Top 100 list of Britain's Biggest Brands and is picked from shelves millions of times each year. M ller UK & Ireland includes:

M ller Milk & Ingredients which aims to be Britain's private label dairy leader and produces branded and private label fresh milk, cream, butter and ingredients products. It boasts a network of dairies and depots servicing customers throughout the country.

M ller Yogurt & Desserts which is the UK's leading yogurt manufacturer which aims to create millions more M ller moments for its consumers. It is responsible for major brands like M ller Corner, M llerlight, M ller Bliss, M ller Rice, FRijj and M ller Kefir Smoothie and produces chilled desserts under licence from Mondelez International. It also supplies the UK private label yogurt market from a dedicated, state of the art yogurt facility.

Graduate Opportunity - Sales

Market Drayton - Shropshire (Hybrid)

At M ller, it's not just our products that move fast. We're the market leader because we give our customers more than great taste - we give them moments of pleasure every day. This ability to exceed our customers' expectations makes for fast-paced careers in a dynamic environment. And this could be your opportunity to further your career as a Account Manager with an award-winning FMCG company that's truly entrepreneurial. We are looking for a high impact dynamic individual that will help us to exceed the volume and profit growth targets across designated key accounts & help shape the future strategy, in order to achieve our aim to become the biggest and best chilled Dairy & Ingredients Company in the UK.

In this role the key responsibilities will include:
  • Execute all internal admin with 100% accuracy in a timely and efficient manner, always trying to improve the process
  • Execute all external admin with 100% accuracy in a timely and efficient manner and be viewed as best in class by your customer
  • Accurate forecasting of customer demand, using EPOS and previous order trends to ensure excellent levels of Forecast accuracy by week, month and year
  • Ensure all promotional management is up-to-date and aged debt is cleared down with a view to agreeing Full & Finals with your customer annually
  • Analysis and collation of weekly EPOS and periodic customer promotional cycles to educate the business on performance, trends, strategies and competition
  • Commercial evaluation of optimal promotional strategies and commercial plans using Promotional evaluation and Account Planning tools
  • Commercially lead an area of the customers business eg Frijj, Format, segment, amplification ensuring excellent engagement, specific KPIs and insight given to the customer
Key skills & experience:
  • A year in industry (Placement year)
  • Must be able to drive due to occassional travel
  • Passionate about detail and accuracy
  • Ability to find improvements in process and tasks to improve efficiencies and simplicity
  • Creativity to maximise the commercial delivery of our brands performance
  • Inquisitive to analyse data to spot trends and insights into customer / brand strategies through EPOS and Promotional tracking
  • Take ownership and accountability of your responsibilities and delivery
  • Passionate about your personal development and develop yourself through training, project work, internal networking and looking to expand responsibilities
  • Being passionate about the M ller brand and excite and educate our customers of the potential and opportunity our brand
The Process:

If you have the skills and experience in the above areas and would like to be considered for the role of National Account Executive, please apply at (url removed)