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Procurement Intern

Internship Amsterdam, NL
Posted 30 Jun 2021

Degree level

Bachelor

Job function

Finance

Required language

English (Fluent)

Work experience

0 to 1 years

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Procurement Intern

Amsterdam

Fulltime


We have an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic Bachelor/Master student who is interested in making a difference in Procurement at Kraft Heinz.


Every internship at Kraft Heinz Netherlands offers you a unique opportunity to broaden your knowledge- gain real business experience- get exposure to senior leadership and get useful trainings. You will work on your own projects and work closely with the business on day-to-day challenges. 


Within Kraft Heinz Procurement you will have the opportunity to explore the day-to-day procurement functions and participate in a variety of projects in one of the largest food companies in the world. Most importantly- you will get to showcase your initiatives and receive exposure from Management team. 


Depending on your profile- experience and interests- as well as the expertise of our procurement leadership- you will be supporting one of the following teams within procurement:

  • Procurement Co-Pack
  • Procurement Indirect
  • Procurement Finance
  • Procurement Operations
  • Procurement Ingredients
  • Procurement Packaging
  • Procurement Logistics

If you have a preference- this will be taken into consideration.


Some of the key activities will be:

  • Market analysis by portfolio and assist on Buyers financials reporting  
  • Contact suppliers and support on Buyers’ negotiation 
  • Assist Category Leads and Buyers in day-to-day tasks at hand e.g. Contract management- invoice resolution- supplier queries- Purchase Order approvals 
  • Exposure to Stakeholder management (internal and external)- R&D and Food Safety Quality
  • Update and maintain the purchasing database 

Qualifications

Job requirements

  •  You are enrolled at a European university during at least 50% of the duration of the internship. 
  • You are at the end of your bachelor- or in your master’s degree. 
  • Preferably Economics- Business Administration or Engineering
  • You have good knowledge of the English language- both written and spoken. 
  • NOTE: EU working rights are required


Professional Attributes

Interested in pursuing a career in Procurement/ Purchasing/ Supply Chain/ Commercial Environment/ Strategy / Project Management

Communication Skills

At Kraft Heinz you’ll easily be exposed to senior management- no matter your level. Therefore- it’s important you have excellent communication skills- to deal with all kinds of different stakeholders.

Proactive- curious and enthusiastic

You’re a go getter- you’re not easily thrown off your game- not even when you get resistance. 

Ability to Simplify

We like to keep it simple. And to execute fast. Your ability to simplify will be highly appreciated- when you provide simple solutions dealing with complex challenges.

Analytical

We’re a very data driven company. You know how to translate complex data into a simple solution with your analytical mindset.

Commercial Mindset

You don’t only want to win; you hate to lose. You’re always seeking for opportunities to expand your business and create more savings- while over delivering your targets.

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The Kraft Heinz Company is revolutionizing the food industry – we will be the most profitable food company powered by the most talented people with unwavering commitment to our communities, leading brands and highest product quality in every category in which we compete. As a global powerhouse, Kraft Heinz represents over $26 billion in revenue and is the 5th largest...


The Kraft Heinz Company is revolutionizing the food industry – we will be the most profitable food company powered by the most talented people with unwavering commitment to our communities, leading brands and highest product quality in every category in which we compete. As a global powerhouse, Kraft Heinz represents over $26 billion in revenue and is the 5th largest food and beverage company in the world. At Kraft Heinz, to be the BEST food company, growing a BETTER world is more than a dream – it is our GLOBAL VISION. To be the best, we want the best – best brands, best practices and, most importantly, the best people.

In the Netherlands Kraft Heinz has 3 locations: Elst, Nijmegen and Amsterdam (Headquarters the Netherlands). A globally trusted producer of delicious foods, The Kraft Heinz Company provides high quality, great taste and nutrition for all eating occasions whether at home, in restaurants or on the go. The Company’s iconic brands include Kraft, Heinz, Honig, De Ruijter, Roosvicee, Venz, Karvan Cévitam, Brinta, Wijko, Amoy, HP en Lea & Perrins.

FMCG
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33,000 employees

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