Category Procurement Intern - Packaging

Currently we have 3 positions available in the Direct Materials team for Category Procurement for FrieslandCampina. Two interns positions in the Packaging team and 1 intern position in the Specialties team.  During your internship, you will join the Global Procurement Ingredients Specialties/Packaging Team and will support with:

  • Market analysis for different Ingredients sub-categories (eg: Dairy Raw materials, Modified starches, Flavors, PET Bottles, Beverage Carton, Metal cans, etc) to support the strategy development
  • Support with sustainability roadmaps
  • Support in tender processes
  • Support on structuring spend data and category analysis
  • Improve contract and quality control compliance


This position will give you the opportunity to experience category procurement dynamics at a global level, being part of a truly international team (we have more than 13 nationalities across both teams). 

Does this sound exciting? You can apply now! :)

Category Procurement Intern - Packaging

What we ask

You have to be enrolled in B.A., BSc or Masters during the entire internship!
We are looking for somebody who is proactive, with good communication skills and who is eager to learn and has an appetite for delivering results. English proficiency is required. 

Excel skills are a plus. 

Preferred start-date: Flexible start dates from March/2024 to May/2024
You're available to work within the department for 4-5 days a week (with a Hybrid working model)


What we offer

Based in Amersfoort, this position will give the opportunity to experience category procurement dynamics at a global level, being part of a truly international and informal team. Furthermore, you will gain procurement work experience in the FMCG industry, working together with other departments and disciplines. Market-based compensation.

Vacancy description

You will be part of the Global Category Procurement team, supporting the team to organize their strategies, deliver savings & value in order for maximize success for FrieslandCampina.
You will also work closely with the finance team on budget, cost break down definition and value drivers.
Joining the Procurement department will bring you in contact with other departments such as R&D, Sales and Marketing at global level as well as external stakeholders.  

Staying true to who you really are, that is your starting point at FrieslandCampina. Because it is precisely by embracing our differences that we can grow together. We want to create a working environment that allows all employees to bring their best and authentic selves. If who we are suits you, but you're not sure if you're the best fit for the role, we still encourage you to apply so we can help you find the role that fits you best.

For thousands of people every day, we are more than just a dairy company. To our farmers, our employees, the communities we serve, the businesses we work with and the people to whom we bring happiness, FrieslandCampina means something more. For them it's not just about what we do, but who we are.

We value talented people from any background who want to contribute to something bigger than themselves. We encourage all of our employees to make decisions that benefit our entire company. At FrieslandCampina we own our own career and act accordingly. We trust you to make a difference in your job and influence the bigger picture. Working at FrieslandCampina means you are contributing to a better world.

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JOB-ID: 52097 | Category Procurement Intern - Packaging, Netherlands
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