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Philips Internship: Procurement Engineering Floor Care (not suitable for thesis) in Amsterdam, Netherlands


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:

  • Resume

  • 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 . Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways.