General information

All posting locations: Amsterdam, , Netherlands

Job Function: 05 - Marketing

Date Published: 09-Nov-2023

Ref #: R-76558

Description & Requirements

We have an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic Bachelor or Master student who is interested in making a difference in Category Development at Kraft Heinz! The Category team is at the heart of our commercial activities and sets out and implements an effective category management our brands. This includes drafting commercial strategies, identifying brand & category opportunities and regular sparring sessions with the marketing, sales, finance, procurement, and other commercial teams.

The Positions

Every internship at Kraft Heinz Netherlands offers unique opportunities to develop new knowledge and skills, gain real business experience, get exposure to senior leadership and attend tailored trainings. As an intern you will take ownership of projects and work closely with the business on day-to-day challenges.

Depending on your profile, your experience and interests you will be supporting one of the following teams in Amsterdam:

  • Sauces
  • Meals
  • Drinks & Brunch

If you have a preference, please let us know and this will be respected as much as possible.

Responsibilities and tasks throughout the various roles can include:

  • Lead the promo plan alignment in collaboration with our colleagues from Sales and RGM
  • Track performance of our products to support our Retailer and Channel Strategy
  • Perform weekly market share and performance analyses.
  • Provide the Trade Category Manager with relevant insights.
  • Support the Category team in sell-out forecasting process.
  • Carry out ad-hoc analyses to benefit from new opportunities.


Job requirements

  • You are enrolled at a European university during at least 50% of the duration of the internship.
  • You are nearing the end of your bachelor's degree or pursuing your master’s degree.
  • You have good knowledge of the English language, both written and spoken.
  • Intermediate/Advanced Excel and Power point skills.
  • NOTE: EU working rights are required (Either you have EU Citizenship, or you are studying in the Netherlands).

Professional Attributes

  • Communication Skills: At Kraft Heinz you’ll easily be exposed to senior management, no matter your level. Therefore, it’s important you have excellent communication skills, to take care of all kinds of different stakeholders.
  • Ability to Simplify: You are a problem solver and your ability to provide simple solutions dealing with complex challenges will be highly appreciated.
  • Commercial Sense: You like to win. You’re always seeking for opportunities to expand your business and create more savings, while over delivering your targets.
  • Curiosity, positivity & enthusiasm: You’re curious, positive and enthusiastic. People know you as the driver of the team.
  • Strong organizational skills: Time management has no secrets for you. You’re organized, structured and have a strong attention to detail. You always have an overview of all the results. You know how to bring multiple projects to a successful ending within the given timeframe.

Recruitment process:

  • CV selection based on eligibility requirements.
  • Online Pymetrics assessment
  • Online Pymetrics video interview
  • Online Screening Interview via Microsoft Teams
  • Online Hiring manager interview

Note: The recruitment process can take 4/6 weeks in total

Kraft Heinz is an Equal Opportunity Employer that prohibits discrimination or harassment of any type. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Applicants who require an accommodation to participate in the job application or hiring process should contact

What we offer you:

Program start date: February 2024

Duration: 6 months

Allowance: 625 euro per month (40hrs, 5 days) & full reimbursement of travel expenses

Location: Amsterdam

Become a part of a close intern community as well as a young and ambitious work environment (including online).

Hybrid Policy:

Kraft Heinz has recently transitioned to a hybrid way of working, which means that we work 60% of the week in the office and have the right to work 40% from home.


For any questions regarding these positions or the application process, please feel free to contact:

About Us

Kraft Heinz is a global food company with a delicious heritage. With iconic and emerging food and beverage brands around the world, we deliver the best taste, fun and quality to every meal table we touch. We’re on a mission to disrupt not only our own business, but the global food industry. A consumer obsession and unexpected partnerships fuel our progress as we drive innovation across every part of our company.

Around the world, our people are connected by a culture of ownership, agility and endless curiosity. We also believe in being good humans, who are working to improve our company, communities, and planet. We’re proud of where we’ve been – and even more thrilled about where we’re headed – as we nourish the world and lead the future of food.

Why Us

We grow our people to grow our business. We champion great people who bring ambition, curiosity, and high performance to the table as the guardians of our beloved and nostalgic brands. Good isn't good enough. We choose greatness every day by challenging the ordinary and making bold decisions. All while celebrating our wins - and our failures – as we work together to lead the future of food.

Challenging the status quo takes talent. We invest in your purpose and potential by developing skills and nurturing strengths that leave a legacy on our business and a lasting impact on your career. Because great people make great companies, and we’re growing something great here at Kraft Heinz.

Kraft Heinz is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Underrepresented Ethnic Minority Groups/Women/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity and other protected classes.