At Lindt, Finance plays a pivotal role in enabling the business to achieve its objectives through effective control of the financial environment. To help achieve our ambitions we are further defined into two sub functions, Commercial Finance and Accounting. The Accounting function is the technical side of finance. We make sure we’re compliant with all the legal and financial frameworks in the UK. The Commercial Finance function acts as business partners to our commercial teams, including Sales and Marketing.
The best thing about working at Lindt is the friendly environment and the opportunities to learn and grow. My job is always evolving allowing me to develop.
At Lindt, Marketing plays a pivotal role in driving penetration growth by maximising the mental and physical availability of our brands. Working in Marketing requires a diverse skill set: amongst other things you need the analytical skills to join the dots of research and manage a P&L, the collaborative skills to partner with our retail partners to deliver outstanding premium visibility in-store and the creative skills to harness the power of our agencies and unlock a spark of magic. Ultimately Lindt Marketers need to have a passion for understanding the consumer and an ability to bring our great Brands to life.
As a Marketer, the first thing that attracted me to Lindt was our fantastic premium brands. I feel proud of working here – we have great people, an open environment built around trust and a high performing workplace with a clear business vision. Lindt is a fabulous workplace!
HR plays a pivotal role in enabling people to be at their best. We do this by attracting talented people who enable us to continue to outperform the market. We develop our current employees’ skills and capabilities in a culture where they never want to stop learning, we engage our people and teams in ensuring our culture enables people and brands to thrive and we are brilliant at the basics through creating sustainable policies and processes to support our business growth.
As well as our amazing chocolate, our Brand is second to none and we work in an environment where everyone is committed to common goals that support both business growth and personal and professional success. The camaraderie is infectious and I feel happy to come into work every day.
IT at Lindt UK is providing innovative, effective value-added IT solutions to enhance company growth, and ultimately enabling all employees to work better. The first team/area within the IT organisation is the Infrastructure team, who provides a solid IT backbone and efficient IT support throughout the end user community. The second is the business applications team, who are responsible for developing and supporting our business critical applications such as SAP, Promax and Cognos.
I love that I have a great degree of control and freedom within my job, where no day is the same and there is always something interesting going on.
The Supply Chain Team ensures that we have quality products delivered on time and in full, enabling profitable growth. Through expert knowledge and collaborative working we will deliver a “best in class” integrated Supply Chain, to support our business growth and delight both our customers and consumers. There are nine teams within the Supply Team organisation, these are: demand planning, supply planning, co packing, procurement, inventory, warehouse and distribution, customer service, consumer care and quality & compliance.
Lindt recognises the contribution put in by each and every person and everyone I work with at Lindt values my input. Lindt also gives me the opportunity to develop within my current role.
Our Sales team plays a pivotal role in developing and delivering the Commercial Plan. Our Head Office National Accounts Team do this by building close partnerships with our retailers whilst supporting the commercial operation of the business via our Business Operations Team. Our Field Team focus on winning discretionary space in store, ensuring everything is to planogram, maintaining stock pressure and building relationships with store managers.
I was attracted to Lindt because I wanted the opportunity to make an impact in a growing business working with market leading brands. We have a clear plan, we achieve great things and we believe in what we do. All this while having lots of fun along the way!
Insight and Category Management puts the consumer and shopper at the heart of our plans, by focusing on insight to understand their behaviour. With this insight, we are able to develop great brand and category plans, to influence customers and ensure Lindt brands have outstanding visibility throughout the shopper journey in store.
I was attracted to join Lindt because of the really great brand and company ethos – its clear focus on Making People Feel Special was a huge draw to me. The people here are fab! It is an environment in which you can grow and develop and of course we are surrounded by chocolate!