Internship - Packaging Procurement / Data Analytics

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Date: 12 Jul 2024

Location: Amsterdam, NL, 1118 BN


Internship - Packaging Procurement / Data Analytics


“The potential and support for optimization analyses get me excited every day. What surprised me most was the scale of Global Procurement, and the impact my projects could have on Heineken as a whole.” A quote from our current intern in the team.

The internship

You will be part of the Glass team, one of the most strategic categories for Heineken Global Procurement. The category is executing several projects which offer a great opportunity for learning and contributing to Heineken. If desired some of these projects can be used to write your thesis on:

  • Identify cost savings and carbon reduction opportunities thru global specifications benchmarks.
  • Develop and implement a Should Cost Model for glass.
  • Further implement allocation optimization models globally and integrate CO2 impact.
  • Develop business case for introduction of returnable bottles vs. one-way, including sustainability impact.

During your internship you will get the opportunity to get to know HEINEKEN as a company, also outside your department. We give you the trust and freedom, so you can work like a real entrepreneur. We like to bring the outside world in and therefore we embrace new, fresh ideas with enthusiasm! Of course, always with the guidance that is right for you.

The department

This position is at Heineken Global Procurement, the procurement company of Heineken, responsible for global sourcing of strategic materials like malt, bottles, cans, hops, etc. You will be part of the Glass team, which is acting globally and is one of the fastest growing categories in terms of volume and spend. The Glass team consists of 9 people with very diverse backgrounds / 8 nationalities and is based at Schiphol - Amsterdam.

The terms of employment

  • Your starting date is 1 September 2024.
  • The internship is fulltime (in consultation also 4 days a week possible).
  • The duration of the internship is 5 or 6 months (in consultation with your internship supervisor).
  • It is a practice-oriented internship.
  • You will be based in Schiphol – Amsterdam.
  • Hybrid location, partially working from home.
  • You will receive an internship fee of €500 gross pm based on 40 hours per week.
  • You will enjoy 2 vacation days per month (based on fulltime).
  • If you do not have a student OV pass, your commuting expenses will be fully reimbursed.

The start of your internship

Together with a diverse group of interns from different departments you will start your internship at HEINEKEN. Together you will be introduced to the organization. Furthermore, you can organize fun activities with your fellow interns.

The unique you!

We believe that everyone has unique talents and are therefore looking for you!

  • English language.
  • Good data gathering and analytical skills (knowledge of excel is a must!).
  • A strong interest to learn about the glass category.  
  • Curiosity to drive change and work in a multicultural environment.


Conditions of HEINEKEN

  1. You are enrolled at an educational institution.
    1. In the case of non-EU nationality, you must be registered as an intern with a Dutch educational institution, from which we receive proof of enrollment for the current academic year from you.
    2. In case of EU nationality, you may also be registered as an intern at educational institutions outside the EU.
  2. Living in the Netherlands during internship (HEINEKEN does not facilitate housing).


Great! For more information about this vacancy or about the application process, please contact or you can apply right now.


Are you unsure if there is a perfect match? If so, we would still encourage you to apply!


Working at HEINEKEN

Every day we work with pride on our great products that you have certainly had in your hand at a party, during a work meeting or at home on the couch. HEINEKEN is much more than just beer. What about brands like Heineken 0.0, Apple Bandit, Amstel Radler and Birra Moretti. We actively work to create a pleasant work environment where everyone feels respected and has equal opportunities. Your personality, knowledge and skills are the success of our organization.


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