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Operations Planning Trainee

Operations Planning Trainee

Posting Date:  Apr 28, 2021

Moreira da Maia, Porto, Portugal

Business Area:  Supply Chain
Company:  Körber Supply Chain

The Körber Group is an international technology group with around 10,000 employees all over the world. It unites technologically leading companies with more than 100 production, service and sales locations and offers its customers solutions, products and services in the Business Areas of Körber Digital, Supply Chain, Pharma Systems, Tissue and Tobacco.

The Supply Chain Business Area is the leading supplier of fully-integrated solutions for optimizing complex internal and external logistics processes. Under a common roof the companies of this Business Area offer solutions in the fields of warehouse and conveying technology, palletization plants, software and logistics network controls as well as system integration.


Your role in our team

Assist the Planning Team in the analysis and status monitoring of ongoing and future projects, from the commercial phase to the execution phase, namely:

  • Assist Operations in the correct implementation of the Planning processes for resource and project management, as the interface between Project Managers and Team Leaders
  • Collaborate with Operations in creating transparency on the status of the different projects and the mitigation of potential conflicts (in terms of schedule and/or resources)
  • Operationalize the Planning team KPIs and support the creation of the associated monitoring processes
  • Support the preparation of the inter-department Planning meetings
  • Support, organize, maintain and improve the Project Online tools and processes, currently used by the different departments in Operations
  • Assist development of Management reporting tools/methods: resource allocation, project portfolio status, project issues/conflicts and mitigation actions


Growth Opportunities:

  • Development of a broad understanding of Operations and Project Management by interfacing with the different teams on their day-to-day activities
  • Participate in Project Execution on a higher-level and get a feeling for how the different areas interface with each other to deliver to the end-customer
  • Contact with a vast range of profiles and areas in a company from a fast-growing and innovative industry sector
  • Get an overall perspective on how business is made and how the organization works together


Your profile

  • Management or Engineering BSc, MSc Degrees (ongoing or complete academic degree)
  • Comfortable with English in a work environment
  • Communicative profile, comfortable in addressing the different areas and levels of the organization, mediating possible project conflicts and defining concrete mitigation actions
  • Experience with Office 365 tools (MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook)
  • Contact with Project Management methodologies and tools (MS Project), as well as reporting tools (Power BI), is a big plus


Your working environment at Körber

At the heart of every solution, every success, is a team of dedicated professionals willing to help each other while bringing creativity and energy to every project. Körber Supply Chain is the embodiment of this.

Home to hundreds of the best minds in the industry, spanning technology for warehousing, logistics, transportation, and more, you’ll work with some of the biggest brands in the world and empower smaller players to disrupt the market—maybe even change the world. Turn your passion into a fulfilling career with Körber Supply Chain!


Your benefits

  • Remunerated extracurricular internship
  • Daily fresh fruit, bread and yogurt
  • Mobile work
  • Flexible time schedule
  • Personal Hazards Insurance


Can you find yourself in this profile? Then you are right at Körber. We are looking forward to getting to know you!


Recruitment Team

For questions please contact us via jobs@koerber.com.
Please apply exclusively via the “Apply now” button.

For questions please contact us via jobs@koerber.com.
Please apply exclusively via the “Apply now” button.

Körber Supply Chain is a Business Area of Körber, an international technology group with around 10,000 employees and more than 100 locations worldwide. At Körber Supply Chain, we have a broad range of proven supply chain solutions to fit our customers' size, business strategy and appetite for growth. Our customers conquer the complexity of the supply chain thanks to our portfolio that includes software, automation, voice solutions, robotics and material handling – plus the systems integration expertise to tie it all together. Körber helps to manage the supply chain as a competitive advantage.

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