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Internship - Global Sourcing & Supplier Development (Health Ingredients)

07/11/2019 Hoofddorp, Noord-Holland, NL
Are you interested to pursue your internship in procurement by supporting us in the global sourcing and supplier development of non-dairy ingredients at our office in Amsterdam, NL? Then make sure to apply now as we are looking for someone to start as of January/February 2019!

About the Job

You will be part of the Global Cycles & Procurement organization of Danone within the department that is responsible for the global sourcing of non-dairy ingredients. You will become part of a team with colleagues who are highly skilled and dedicated professionals aiming to source the required products to focus on the development of our suppliers to meet the right level of food and quality requirements of Danone.

So, what will be your main responsibilities?

  • Creation of contracts with suppliers;
  • Consolidate databases (incl. volumes and spends);
  • Project management;
  • Coordination of key stakeholders – in Quality, Research & Development and our factories.

About You

So, who are we looking for? We are looking for a Master student in Food Science, Economics, Procurement or Supply Chain or any other related studies to the previous ones. We expect you to be a good networker in which you are not afraid to connect with different people from various departments within the company. Furthermore, you have strong analytical skills by enjoying challenges and problem-solving. You are a self-starter who can work independently while still being a team-player. You are a confident user of Excel and PowerPoint. Also, basic understanding of contracting and/or legal requirements as well as having a previous internship within procurement are a plus.

Next to this, there are a few hard requirements:

  • You are enrolled at university during the whole period of the internship
    (if you are a non-EU citizen, you need to be enrolled at a Dutch university);
  • You are fluent in English – written and spoken; 
  • You can start as of January 2019 for a minimum of 6 months (4-5 days per week);
  • Willing to travel or relocate close to Amsterdam, the Netherlands

About Us

Danone’s mission is bringing health through food to as many people as possible and we want to invite people to join the movement for a healthier world. We recognize the power people have to impact the world through their daily choices. Healthy food needs a healthy planet, and this is what our new signature One Planet One Health embodies.

We Offer

Due to our culture, based on freedom and empowerment, Danone becomes the environment where every day can be a fresh adventure - full of new possibilities and opportunities to learn. We offer a monthly internship allowance plus reimbursement of home-work commuting cost in the Netherlands. Please do keep in mind that we do not offer relocation and/or accommodation benefits for students coming from abroad.

What's next?

Hit the “apply now” button. To comply with GDPR regulations, we cannot process your personal data without given consent. Therefore, we strongly recommend applying directly via our careers website.

Need more information? Please contact me Elin Andren-Eriksson via 

Elin Andren Eriksson
Campus Recruitment Intern