About Us

The Kraft Heinz Company is one of the largest food and beverage companies in the world, with eight $1 billion+ brands and global sales of approximately $25 billion. We’re a globally trusted producer of high-quality, great-tasting, and nutritious foods for over 150 years. Our brands are truly global, with products produced and marketed in over 40 countries. These beloved products include condiments and sauces, cheese and dairy, meals, meats, refreshment beverages, coffee, infant and nutrition products, and numerous other grocery products in a portfolio of more than 200 legacy and emerging brands.

No matter the brand, we’re united under one vision: To sustainably grow by delighting more consumers globally. Bringing this vision to life is our team of 39,000+ food lovers, creative thinkers, and high performers worldwide. Together, we help provide meals to those in need through our global partnership with Rise Against Hunger. We also stand committed to responsible, sustainable practices that extend to every facet of our business, our consumers, and our communities. Every day, we’re transforming the food industry with bold thinking and unprecedented results. If you share our passion – and are ready to create the future, build a legacy, and lead as a global citizen – there’s only one thing to do: join our table and let’s make life delicious!

Our Culture of Ownership, Meritocracy and Collaboration

We're not afraid to think differently. Embrace new ideas. Dream big. We empower our people at every level – from entry-level intern to senior leader – to own their work. We share a responsibility to think like Owners – to be mindful of the collective and sustained success of Kraft Heinz – which we apply to every situation, every day.

As part of Kraft Heinz, you're supported to grow and achieve. You’re expected to bring your authentic self to work every day, to lead with humility, and drive outstanding performance at every level – and you’ll be rewarded. You’re given opportunities to leave a mark and build a legacy. But you won’t do it alone. You’re supported by passionate teammates along the way, and our collective, collaborative spirit fuels our incredible progress.

General information

All posting locations: Amsterdam, , Netherlands

Job Function: 02 - Procurement

Department: 02 - 03 - Direct / Indirect Material

Date Published: 15-Sep-2021

Job Type: Student

Description & Requirements

Kraft Heinz Procurement Intern 

We have an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic Bachelor or Master student who is interested in making a difference in Procurement at Kraft Heinz.   

 

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.   

 

You will have the opportunity to explore the day-to-day procurement functions and participate in a variety of projects in one of the largest food companies worldwide. Most importantly- you will get to showcase your initiatives and receive exposure from Management team.   

 

You will be supporting one of the following teams within procurement:   

  • Procurement Co-Pack  

  • Procurement Indirects  

  • Procurement Operations  

  • Procurement Ingredients  

  • Procurement Packaging  

  • Sea Freight 

  • Procurement Project Excellence 

 

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:  

  • Market analysis by portfolio

  • Assist buyer financial reports 

  • Contact suppliers and support buyer negotiations 

  • Assist category leads and buyers in day-to-day tasks at hand e.g. contract management- invoice resolution- supplier queries- purchase order approvals 

  • Exposure to Stakeholder management- both internal and external- R&D and Food Safety Quality  

  • Update and maintain the purchasing database   

 

Qualifications: 
Job requirements: 

  • You are enrolled at a European university during at least 50% of the duration of the internship.    

  • You are at the end of your bachelor- or in your master’s degree: Preferably Economics- Business Administration or Engineering  

  • You have good knowledge of the English language- both written and spoken.    

NOTE: EU working rights are required(Either you have an EU Citizenship- or you are studying in the Netherlands). 

 

Professional Attributes: 

  • Interested in pursuing a career in Procurement/ Purchasing/ Supply Chain/ Commercial Environment/ Strategy / Project Management  

  • Communication Skills: At Kraft Heinz you’ll frequently be exposed to senior management- therefore- it’s important you have excellent communication skills- to deal with all kinds of different stakeholders. 

  • Proactive- curious and enthusiastic: You’re a go getter- you’re not easily thrown off your game- not even when you get resistance.    

  • Ability to Simplify: We like to keep it simple. And to execute fast. Your ability to simplify will be highly appreciated- when you provide simple solutions dealing with complex challenges.  

  • Analytical: We’re a very data driven company. You know how to translate complex data into a simple solution with your analytical mindset. 

  • Commercial Mindset: You don’t only want to win; you hate to lose. You’re always seeking for opportunities to expand your business and create more savings- while over delivering your targets.  

  • Team player: You’re a team player- which means you’re sometimes a leader- sometimes a follower but always working towards the same common goal together with your teammates.  

 

Recruitment process:

1. CV selection based on eligibility requirements  

2. Online Pymetrics assessment  

3. Online Pymetrics video interview   

4. Online Screening Interview via Microsoft Teams 

5. Online Hiring manager interview  

6. Amazing internship opportunity that can kickstart your career!   

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

 

What we offer you: 

Program start date:  December 2021/January 2022

Duration: 6 months

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

Location: Amsterdam. Please note that you do need to relocate to the Netherlands for the internship (if not already there).

 

Become a part of a close intern community as well as a young and ambitious work environment.  As a Kraft Heinz intern you’ll be the owner of your own projects and especially of your own career. At Kraft Heinz- we provide the playing field. You change the game. Are you up for the challenge?  

 

COVID-19 update: 

Like any other company- Kraft Heinz has been affected by the regulations surrounding COVID-19. Currently- the Amsterdam office offers a limited number of workspaces to guarantee employee safety. In line with the upcoming government recommendations- Kraft Heinz is planning on transitioning to a hybrid way of working in the near future.

 

Kraft Heinz has adapted well to the COVID-19 restrictions and there is currently an online-onboarding day as well as an online hand-over period. You will receive the full allowance and a company provided laptop- as well as a reimbursement to enhance your work from home environment.  Please note that this might change as we transition into the new ways of working.

 

Contact 

If you have any questions regarding these positions or the recruitment process- please feel free to contact:  

Saša Gorišek- YoungTalentProgramNL@kraftheinz.com 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity