Netherlands, Amsterdam, Purchasing

Supplier Management Internship

Please apply only if you are currently living in the Netherlands and you are still a student or you have graduated maximum 3 months prior to the internship start date.

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 driving 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 products


  • 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 to our processes and clients
  • Excellent presentation skills, high assertiveness, ability to establish trustful relationship across functions and leadership
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Solid knowledge and rich experience in MS-Office, especially Excel and PowerPoint
  • Excellent English (written, oral)
  • True team player: team result matters more than an individual agenda
  • Strong business acumen and understanding of data
  • Available as of March 01, 2021 for 6 months full-time


  • An exciting and educational full-time internship in an international FMCG business
  • You’ll be part of an international intern community
  • Fun and educational events organized for the international (BeNeLux) intern community, with opportunities to broaden your network
  • 6 months internship
  • A competitive internship allowance (1000 EUR Gross)
  • Continuous learning in a digital way via LinkedIn Learning and the Henkel learning hub
JOB ID: req9503
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Limited Term
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