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    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Finance & Accounting
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  • Experience Required
  • Degree Required
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    • Date Posted
      July 13,2022
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    Global Purchasing Upstream Packaging Intern

    About the job

    Are you a student inbetween your Bachelor and Masters or already in your Master study, and curious to learn more about procurement within Danone? Then apply now and become our new Global Purchasing Upstream Packaging intern; starting anytime from now on.

    Your mission is to support the Global Upstream Printed Pack Team for category strategy development and implementation on upstream materials in Danone.
    As Global Upstream Junior Buyer you will be responsible for mainly three things:
    1. Market intelligence. Analyse what happens in the market and see what's the impact for Danone.

    2. Strategy. Support the Global Category Manager Upstream Packaging with the strategy on several topics. This all with a fresh mind, innovative ideas and refreshing insights. Contribute to co-build and implement a comprehensive global sourcing strategy on Upstream materials based on DANONE requirements assessing productivity, innovation and simplification.

    3. Pricing. Your task is to talk to some of the CBU's (other smaller countries) and sell the projects your team created; as a internal consultant. Talking to stakeholders is a really big and important thing of this role and it requires a level of seniority and maturity.

    About you
    We don't have a preffered studie but you need to have a bachelor degree. Looking at your qualities and fields of interest, we define your tasks within this role.

    Skills & Competencies:
    • Strong stakeholder management skills.
    • Take ownership and make decisions.
    • Fluent in English is really important.
    • Ability to travel

    There are also some compulsory requirements:

    • Enrolled as a Masters student during the whole internship period (if you are a non-EU citizen, you need to be enrolled at a Dutch university);
    • Ideally available to start ASAP for a minimum of 6 months, 4-5 days per week;
    • You are fluent in English - spoken and written;
    • You are able to work from Hoofddorp, NL if the COVID-19 situation allows us to go to the office.
    • Please note that you are expected to relocate to the Netherlands (if abroad) for this internship and get a BSN.
    About us

    Working here you’ll need to enjoy a fast-pace, complexity and it can get a little challenging. But it’s packed with opportunities. You’ll work with some of the best-known brands in the world, such as Evian, Nutricia, Activia and Nutrilon and we absolutely guarantee that you can just be yourself. Be innovative and entrepreneurial and the impact you could make might just amaze you. Join our movement for a healthier world. One Planet One Health BY YOU.

    We are proud to be an equal employer. We are convinced our differences make the difference and that an inclusive working environment will drive our growth as a business, as teams and as individuals. We will therefore consider all applicants for employment* fostering an inclusive working culture that is accessible for all. Did you know that as a B-Corp certified company, Danone Benelux meets the highest verified standards of social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability?

    Proactivity, empowerment, and diversity are the basis of Danone culture. You will be part of an international environment where every day can be a fresh adventure, full of new possibilities and opportunities to learn.

    We offer a gross monthly internship allowance* of 450 (HBO students) or 550 (University students) euros per month and a home working allowance/contribution towards travel if required. Please do keep in mind that we do not offer relocation and/or accommodation benefits for students coming from abroad.

    • Please be aware that you must acquire a BSN number to receive the full internship allowance.

    Hit the “apply now” button! We screen candidates on a regular basis we recommend you apply as soon as possible. The recruitment process for internships is as follows Stage One – submit your application with your CV and Cover Letter; Stage Two – we will get to know you better through answering some questions which you will submit through video (or a written) format; Stage Three – we will invite you to an interview with your team. Please note that sometimes there are slight changes to this process.

    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 Esther Vermeer, Talent Manager Finance,

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