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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Sales & Retail
  • Languages
  • Experience Required
  • Degree Required
    • Province
    • Date Posted
      December 14,2021
    • Entrusting Package
    • JSS
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    Internship (Operations): Global Sales & Operations Performance

    About the job

    Are you looking for a challenging internship in an international supply chain FMCG environment? Do you like to work with supply chain data and translate them into key focus area? Then join us in the Danone Specialized Nutrition S&OP team in our HQ office in Hoofddorp, NL!

    About the Job

    We are currently offering an internship at the heart of Global Supply Chain Performance animation in an open and international environment. You will be working on KPI reporting, and you will identify opportunities for improving the performance across the Specialized Nutrition S&OP network. In this role you will be supervised by the S&OP Performance Manager. As part of your scope you will be working with business units and factories around the world. So if you are interested in Supply Chain Performance and ready to show your enthusiasm, then join us at Danone!

    Key responsibilities:

    • Run weekly and monthly KPI reporting to ensure high quality data available on time.
    • Perform root-cause analysis aiming at detecting underperformance and opportunities for improvement in collaboration with Sales Units and factories
    • Support team with performance animation and presentation for different forums
    • Support or lead improvement projects related to reporting and/or performance management
    About you

    About You

    We are searching for a candidate with strong data management skills and analytical mindset, who’s able to utilize BI and relevant tools to provide efficient and accurate reporting. Additionally, your eye for detail and logical mindset allows you to spot critical information in the data provided, supporting you in gathering useful insights that can be transformed into solutions. You are a fast learner, team player, have positive energy and ability to prioritize to always meet deadlines. You are not afraid to challenge situations and bring your own ideas forward in order to act proactively in a fast-paced environment. Your strong communication skills enable you to have clear and effective communication with stakeholders.

    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 in January or February 2022 for a minimum of 6 months, 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

    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.

    During your internship, you will work within the Global Performance team, which is at the core of our Supply Chain function, with many different nationalities and backgrounds. During your internship, you will be closely supervised by Jacopo Merlini, Global Supply Chain Performance Reporting Manager.

    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?

    We Offer

    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.

    What will you learn during your internship with us?

    • Integrated Business Management - S&OP in a complex FMCG network
    • Monitoring and reporting essential Key Performance Indicators
    • Data management by utilizing BI tools
    • Stakeholder management

    We offer a gross monthly internship allowance* of 450 (HBO students) or 550 (University students) euros per month and a 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.

    What’s next?

    Hit the “apply now” button! As 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 Larissa Araujo Ribeiro, via

    • all applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status

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