Netherlands, Amsterdam, Purchasing

Internship in purchasing direct raw materials for Adhesives (1st of July, 2022) (m/f/x)

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 be a game changer and craft your career. Unleash your entrepreneurial spirit by bringing your ideas to life within a global team. Our leading brands and technologies, along with our high-performing businesses will provide you with countless opportunities to develop your skills and explore new paths. Your career at Henkel will contribute to a more sustainable future, while you grow within our vibrant, diverse culture of trust and belonging. If you’re up for challenging the status quo, join our team of pioneers and make your mark on the future with us.

Do you dare to make an impact?


Successful candidates will be offered the opportunity to work on global initiatives within the Hotmelt Category supporting our Adhesives business:

  • Collaborating with the Category Managers to develop should-cost models for selected subcategories;
  • Supporting the development of an enhanced market analysis / supplier capacity overview tool;
  • Building / Enhancing category strategic through market assessment and opportunity identification;
  • Driving the execution of high value savings projects;
  • Performing risk management analysis on critical purchasing baskets, force majeures, supply, and quality.


  • University degree in Business Administration or related studies;
  • Passion for trends and innovation;
  • Excellent presentation and leadership skills, high assertiveness, and ability to establish trustful relationships across multiple functions;
  • Ability to work on various tasks in parallel;
  • Firm experience with MS-Office, especially Excel and PowerPoint;
  • Excellent English (written, oral);
  • Strong analytical mindset with ability to connect broad supply market trends to raw material cost and supply;
  • True team player: team results matter more than an individual agenda.


  • Opportunity to work with the Chief purchasing Officer and Global Supply Chain President and his leadership team;
  • 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: req33667
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Limited Term
Contact information for application-related questions: recruitment.benelux@henkel.com
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