Netherlands, Amsterdam, Purchasing

Intern - Supplier Management in Beauty Care (Sep. 2020, 6 months)


At Henkel, you can make a difference and craft your career. That’s why you own your projects and take full responsibility from an early stage. Our unique brands in markets around the world open up countless opportunities to follow your convictions and explore new paths. If you have an entrepreneurial mindset that allows you to always think out of the box - take the chance and shape the digital future together with us.

For our global purchasing team Beauty Care, we are looking for an intern to support to driver our global supplier management program. Key focus activities will include :

  • Supplier management and long-term relation development
  • Innovation
  • Sustainability
  • Cost optimization
  • Digitalization
  • Objective is to setup and drive a structured program to select suppliers and implement a strong governance to maintain it. 


  • Contribute to the development of the strategic framework including governance
  • Work on key data and analytics to select the right suppliers for our program
  • Drive key analytics to support selection
  • Initiate and drive projects to develop suppliers and new product development

Your Skills

  • University degree in Business Administration or related studies
  • Basic understanding of and interest in Beauty care products, including Hair styling, hair coloration, skin care 
  • Passion for Digital and understanding of the possibilities that Digital can offer for our processes and client offerings
  • Excellent presentation skills, high assertiveness and ability to establish trustful relationships across multiple functions and to leadership
  • Ability to work on various tasks in parallel
  • Firm experience with MS-Office, especially Excel and PowerPoint
  • Excellent English (written, oral)
  • True team player: team results matter more than an individual agenda
  • Strong business acumen and understanding of data
JOB ID: req4779
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Limited Term
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