For more than 265 years, JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS (JDE) is inspired by its belief that it’s amazing what can happen over a cup of coffee or tea. We are fuelled by our purpose of unleashing the possibilities of coffee and tea to create a better future. Today, our coffee & tea portfolio is available in more than 100 developed and emerging markets, through a portfolio of over 50 brands that collectively cover the entire category landscape led by leading household names such as L’OR, Jacobs, Senseo, Tassimo, Douwe Egberts, Old Town, Super, Pickwick and Moccona.
JDE is part of JDE Peet’s, the world’s largest pure-play coffee and tea company, headquartered in The Netherlands.
What’s it like to work at JDE?
We are proud of our passionate, driven associates that challenge the status quo and pursue mastery in everything they do. Our goal is simple and ambitious – JDE: A coffee & tea for every cup.
At JDE, we're Made to Stand Out. Every day we are progressive in outlook, ambitious in nature, resourceful in action and decisive in approach, bringing coffee and tea moments to everyone around the world.
As the Supply Chain intern you will be part of the supply planning team that is responsible for the supply plan for the multiserve/single serve category and/or instand/liquids category for one or more factories. You will create a supply plan with the goal to optimize service and stock levels of finished goods in your category. This supply plan is the ingoing production plan for our manufacturing facilities. You will report to the Supply Planning Manager and you are part of the JDE Central Supply Chain organization. The role co-operates with local Demand Planners in the MSUs, schedulers and planners in the Manufacturing units, External Co-Manufacturers, Coffee sourcing, and Central Procurement.
Your key responsibilities are:
Managing service and stock levels (finished & semi-finished goods inventory) for the category
Preparing and managing the monthly Supply Review with the factory. Show KPIs of past month and look forward to the short term plan
Participating and preparing for the weekly and daily whiteboard meetings and suggest improvement actions
Creating a feasible Supply Plan (Capacity & Production Planning) on SKU level
Allocating production to factories, and identifying the need for outsourced/third party supply
Approving & maintaining MSU safety stock settings, & approving Production MOQs & frequency
Next to that you will also be working on a to be decided project within supply chain. This will be selected based on your interest and the availability of the projects.
If you have the courage and confidence to venture into new cultures & territories, and you're brimming with an entrepreneurial spirit and a drive to succeed, you’ll fit right in at JDE. We roll up our sleeves, pitch in, and get our hands dirty to break new ground. Committed to playing at our best, we think bigger and move faster, always rising to the challenge that matters most and celebrating the wins that count.
For this role as a Supply Chain Planning intern we’re looking for someone who has the following skills and experience:
To be successful in this internship:
You are currently enrolled in a University, following a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree, with a direction in or similar to supply chain
The length of the assignment is between 5-6 months depending on your availability with a starting date as of August/September 2022
Good communication skills in English
Currently living in the Netherlands or willing to relocate
Your application at JDE
The monthly internship allowance is € 450,- for a HBO student or € 500,- for a WO student, based on a fulltime 40 hour workweek. We also provide additional support if daily travelling to work is required. Please do keep in mind that we do not offer relocation and/or accommodation benefits for students coming from abroad
Please note that if you are a non-EU citizen you need to be enrolled at a Dutch University to be considered as a candidate.
The future of work is hybrid, with both office and home playing an important role. At JDE, we value meeting colleagues in the office to unleash the possibilities of coffee and tea together and we enjoy our focus time when working from home. Join us and you will experience both. Because it’s amazing what happens over a cup of coffee.