Start date: ASAP
Duration: 5-6 months
In this role, you have the opportunity to
Learn and develop yourself by being part of a professional team that has significant business impact. It is a great opportunity to discover the company, learn the world of Procurement and get professional coaching.
You are responsible for
Providing support in significant product cost reduction activities, in early phase innovation or in the manufacturing phase.
Being able to identify opportunities in new product design process through target costing, and managing cost drivers and data sources.
Providing analytics on savings performance to ensure ideas are implemented and targets are realized.
Creating benchmark PowerPoint presentations based on excellent MS Office skills and your strategic insights.
Contributing in your own area of expertise combining a strong business sense, analytical skills and teamwork
You are a part of
A small international and dedicated Procurement team, based in Amsterdam & Drachten and cooperate closely with the Procurement Engineering Business Partners on various projects. This is an international team from 9 nationalities. Next to this you will team up with Philips stakeholders in marketing, innovation and commodity management.
To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience
Currently studying towards your University Master in Sciences WO (Msc.) in Mechanical Industrial, Electrical- or Electronic Engineering, Business Management or Management of Technology.
Strong analytical, problem solving skills combined with a strong business sense and a drive for business impact
Ability to manage and organize both your own work as well as projects and senior executive meetings
Hands-on and project driven mentality, positive mindset and ambitious
Solid spoken and written English skills
Be registered as a student during the entire internship period.
For students outside EU/EER, internship should be compulsory by your education.
Please attach following mandatory documents to your application:
Student registration form (Proof of enrollment at your current education)
Cover Letter informing your availability and outlining your motivation
In return, we offer you
Extensive exposure in a strategic position in a very dynamic business. With the right attitude, you get a fantastic opportunity, doors will be opened and with strong performance and talent it can potentially be the start of a great career.
Why should you join Philips?
Working at Philips is more than a job. It’s a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum at http://www.philips.com/b-dam/corporate/corporateblog/2016/PhilipsChronicDisease_5.jpg . Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways.