Netherlands, Amsterdam, Purchasing

Internship in Purchasing - Packaging Materials (m/f/x)

At Henkel, you can be a game changer and craft your career. Unleash your entrepreneurial spirit by bringing your ideas to life within a global team. Our leading brands and technologies, along with our high-performing businesses will provide you with countless opportunities to develop your skills and explore new paths. Your career at Henkel will contribute to a more sustainable future, while you grow within our vibrant, diverse culture of trust and belonging. If you're up for challenging the status quo, join our team of pioneers and make your mark on the future with us.

Do you dare to make an impact?


  • Assist in global sourcing and procurement of packaging materials, to provide uninterrupted supply with best cost, optimal quality, and desired lead time & sustainable benefits
  • Assist in market surveys and bench marking exercises to explore new suppliers and technologies
  • Opportunity to co-develop category strategy including implementation and delivery
  • Support supplier’s consolidation and compliance strategy


Our Amsterdam office houses the global purchasing team. We are a diverse international team with various backgrounds. Joining this team, you will also be collaborating hand in hand with the regional team members located in Henkel regional hubs allowing the transformation of our packaging portfolio.

This role is a great opportunity to discover the key role of purchasing with a specific focus on packaging. Henkel broad portfolio in Adhesives will allow you to interact with industrial and consumer-driven packaging, driving projects from the beginning to the end with a direct visible impact of your actions for the company, our markets, and our customers. 

You will be driving project linking supply resilience, cost out and sustainability while interacting with our global team and our pool of selected partners.


  • Studying towards a Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Business, Economics or related studies
  • Working proficiency in English language
  • Firm knowledge of MS-Office, advanced level in Excel and Power Point
  • Strong organization and problem solving skills as well as a goal-oriented approach
  • Team-oriented, flexible personality with analytical thinking
  • Ability to take on a high level of responsibility and put the knowledge gained during studies into practice
  • Available for 6 months full-time as of March 2023


  • An exciting and educational full-time internship in an international FMCG business
  • You’ll be part of an international intern community 
  • Fun and educational events organized for the international (BeNeLux) intern community, with opportunities to broaden your network
  • A competitive internship allowance (1000 EUR Gross)
  • Continuous learning in a digital way via LinkedIn Learning and the Henkel learning hub

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to gender, origin, culture, mindset, generation, disability, religion and sexual orientation.

JOB ID: 22043553
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Limited Term
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