Monday, 30 September 2019

Distell Internship Opportunity 2019

Distell is inviting applications Logistics Internship positions in the Southern Africa Logistics department , based at Techno Park in Stellenbosch . The successful incumbent will report to the relevant Logistics Manager .

Purpose of the Position
The intention is to give practical work experience to students who are in their last year of study and/or those recently graduated but unemployed and require exposure in a work environment. Successful interns will be expected to enter into a 12 month contract commencing 1 February 2020 and terminating 31 January 2021.

Key Performance Areas would include, but are not limited to:

  • Activities linked to Warehouse and Distribution optimization; continuous improvement and Planning (Transport Planning and secondary deployment)
  • Identify, investigate, validate & implement new process / financial efficiency.
  • Administration of SAP: Master data of fleet and customer (Data mining).
  • Improve and optimize internal business processes.
  • Collate all internal information operational performance with Warehouse and Distribution.
  • Design reports.
  • Work on customer service programmes – create informed customer experience insights and interpretation.
  • Evaluate customer service and communicate results back to the business.

The successful candidate must have the following qualification, skills and experience:

  • Good academic record and at least in final year or obtaining tertiary qualification - degree: Degree in BSc Bus Sci, BSc Comp Sci, Bsc Eng, BSc Stats, BCom Logistics, BCom Info Sys, BSc / BCom Project Management, BSc / BCom Transport / Economics
  • Decision making and project management skills.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills and problem solving skills.
  • Analyse and generate meaningful insights from numbers & data as well as market/qualitative info.
  • Ability to work in cross functional groups within the business unit.
  • Results and goal orientated, always able to meet deadlines.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Willingness to learn and make a difference.
  • Computer literacy - Word, Excel, Power Point.
  • Ability to multi-task and perform under pressure.
  • Ability to work in a team.
  • Driver's License and own transport is essential.
  • South African citizen.
  • Successful interns will be expected to enter into a 12 month contract.

Closing Date: 04 October 2019


A career at Distell is a truly one-of-a-kind experience. It’s more than working for a highly reputable South African alcoholic beverage leader; it’s an opportunity to work in an exciting and interesting industry with good business growth prospects.

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