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Internships in Global Purchasing

140000QR, Düsseldorf

Henkel operates worldwide with leading brands and technologies in three exciting business areas: Laundry & Home Care, Beauty Care and Adhesive Technologies. Our success is built on constant innovation and people who strive for excellence. Working at Henkel is much more than just a job. It´s a passion. Have you got what it takes?

The organizational unit Purchasing is responsible for the purchase of goods and/or services to accomplish the goals of Henkel. Any purchasing activity must be executed by or with involvement of the Henkel Purchasing organization. Throughout the year, Henkel offers internships for a period of 3 - 6 months (ideally 6 months) to highly motivated and talented students in the Corporate Purchasing departments (strategic purchasing / global category management).

What we offer

  • Support with market analyses, development and implementation of our supply strategies
  • Become a part of our global team with interfaces to R&D, plants, suppliers and supply chain
  • The chance to work in cross-functional projects to globally optimize our material supply
  • Possibility to work with e-tools for tendering
  • Involvement in investigation of unique business-related topics, e.g. price structure for industrial goods
  • An attractive salary

Who we are looking for

  • Students of economics, engineering or technical/natural sciences, who have successfully completed first semesters of their studies
  • First project know-how e. g. in purchasing or a technical field is very helpful
  • Very good English and German language skills
  • Firm knowledge in MS-Office applications
  • Practical or international experience, e.g. by former internships or semester abroad, is advantageous
  • Analytical thinking and global mindset
  • Flexible, open-minded and driven personality


Apply online if this sounds like your next challenge. Refer to the job ID mentioned above and get one step closer to starting your new job at Henkel.

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