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Internship in Purchasing

Posted 15 Jul 2024
Work experience
0 to 2 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required language
English (Fluent)

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  • Enhance visibility of raw material requirements by integrating launch and relaunch data into forecasting systems.
  • Improve strategic planning by providing insight into mid to long-term reformulations (eg., silicone free by 2026).
  • Facilitate global purchasing planning by centralizing all forecasts for the purchasing team, enabling a comprehensive overview.
  • Collaborate with the digital team to develop and implement a structured method for sharing forecasts with suppliers, fostering transparent and effective communication channels


  • Maters Degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, Operations Management or other related fields.
  • Passion for global purchasing and supply chain management.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Good cross cultural relationship skills.
  • Good presentation skills.
  • Firm experience with MS-Office, especially Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent English (written, oral).
  • True team player: team results matter more than an individual agenda.
  • Able to start a full time internship from August 1st for 6 months (Hybrid).


  • Opportunity to work in a multi-cultural dynamic environment
  • An exciting and educational full-time internship in an international FMCG business
  • You’ll be part of an international intern
  • CommunityFun and educational events organized for the international (BeNeFrance) intern community, with opportunities to broaden your network
  • 6 months internship (possibility to extend for 2 more months, max. 8 months in total)
  • An internship allowance of 1000 EUR gross/ month and a travel allowance

You’ve probably heard of the brands Schwarzkopf, Fa, Pritt, Persil, Bref,…? Did you know that these are just a few examples of brands with which Henkel is active worldwide? Yes, Henkel is a global leading FMCG manufacturer with brands & technologies in three business areas: Laundry & Home Care, Beauty Care and Adhesive Technologies. With over 53.000 employees, in 125 countries!

Active in 78 countries
50,000 employees
60% men - 40% women
Average age is 30 years