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Philips Internship: Supplier Lifecycle Management (suitable for thesis) in Eindhoven, Netherlands


Start date: Mid-July

Duration: 40 hours per week, for at least 6 months

In this role, you have the opportunity to

Accelerate growth and improve performance of Philips procurement. You will gain great responsibility in a corporate environment where you get the chance to accelerate your own development.

You are responsible for

  • Analyzing the current state of the Vendor Management Process, including all involved third party systems

  • Designing and conceptualizing an uniform Supplier Lifecycle Process in consideration of the involved cross functions

  • Communicating requirements to internal and external IT service providers to implement a user-friendly cloud-based tool

  • Testing and releasing of programmed developments

  • Rolling out the new process to the global purchasing organization and cross functions

  • Preparing for Data migration: Receiving data from stakeholders to clean and enrich

You are a part of

The Project Team of Supplier Lifecycle Management. This an international team formed by multiple interns and experts. You will work with the Procurement Governance team and will work directly with colleagues and managers in Procurement as well as in the businesses that are supported by the function’s work.

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

  • Currently studying towards your University Master in Sciences WO (Msc.) or Bachelor Degree in Business Informatics, Change Management, (Open) Supply Chain Management, Innovation Management and/or Procurement (strategy, supplier negotiation and selection, supplier collaboration).

  • Strong innovative mindset, with capability of looking beyond the application as such;

  • Strong analytical, problem solving skills combined with a strong business sense and a drive for business impact. Strong self-drive.

  • An open and globally oriented work mentality, combined with a true self-starting character which will contribute to the overall team;

  • Good communication skills (verbal and writing). 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 exposures in a strategic position in a very dynamic business. You will have the opportunity to shape and direct high impact business strategies. In addition, Philips offers you excellent career development possibilities.

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.