Philips Internship: Global Procurement Processes and Systems(Non Thesis) in Eindhoven, Netherlands


Start: We prefer students able to start as soon as possible, no later than Q2 2019!

Duration: 6 months. Students able to extend to a max of 9 months are preferred.

We expect students to be at the office 3 to 4 days a week, preferred 5 days a week.

In this role, you have the opportunity to

Support our Market to Order Program in Procurement Governance by playing a key role in deploying and improving our Contract Management and E-sourcing processes for the Procurement Service and Solution business on a global level. You will play a leading role in various project management related activities, and will be asked to set-up a Knowledge Management platform based on tools and channels that Philips will have available for you.

You are responsible for

  • Aligning internally and externally with key stakeholders on project progress, data content and actively coordinate their involvement.

  • Manage communication to Philips Stakeholders and third vendors regarding EU MDR (Medical Device Regulation) program.

  • Develop a methodology (data sheet) how to track progress on Contract Compliancy and follow-up on progress.

  • Support in hosting a Change Control Board by collecting and analyzing input of front.

  • Run a Market Maturity Assessment: collect and evaluate results and built up a knowledge management platform.

You are a part of

The Global Procurement Governance department based in Eindhoven. You will be working in the Source to Purchase Order team. Your stakeholders are Market Procurement Managers, Commodity Managers, Business Partners and 3rd party specialists or are located around the globe. In general, you will work closely with the Business Process expert.

You will be working at our High Tech Campus in Eindhoven.

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience

  • Currently studying towards your University Master in Sciences WO (Msc.) in: Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, Business Management, Business Economics, Marketing, Finance, Economics or Psychology

  • You have strong analytical skills and project management skills

  • You have strong communication skills, with an excellent command of English

  • You are interested in working in an international environment, engaged, motivated, ambitious, eager to learn and develop new skills and knowledge

  • You work with problem-solving and result-oriented approach and can work well individually as well as being part of a team

In return, we offer you

We offer the unique combination of a critical and challenging role and a creative and empowering office environment. You will be actively encouraged to make improvements, establish best in class service and have a direct impact on the success of Philips on a daily basis.

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 .

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Required documents in order for us to continue with your application:

  • Resume

Please note that in order to be considered for an internship, you need to be registered as a student during the entire internship period . Formal documentation of which may be requested at any time. Students from outside the EU need to fill in an NUFFIC agreement, which needs to be signed by the student and the university.

Please note that the contents of our regular internship assignments are not suitable for professionals (and/or MBA students) with professional work experience.