Netherlands, Amsterdam, Purchasing

Internship in Global Purchasing( Sustainability Excellence )

Please apply only if you are currently living in the Netherlands and you are still a student or you have graduated maximum 3 months prior to the internship start date.

At Henkel, you can make a difference and craft your career. That’s why you own your projects and take full responsibility from an early stage. Our unique brands in markets around the world open up countless opportunities to follow your convictions and explore new paths. If you have an entrepreneurial mindset that allows you to always think out of the box – take the chance and shape the digital future together with us.

Do you dare to make an impact?


  • Assist in the development and implementation of a tool to measure CO2 emissions from various packaging materials and processes.
  • Conduct research on current packaging practices and their environmental impact.
  • Analyze data to identify key areas for improvement and potential CO2 reduction.
  • Collaborate with suppliers and internal teams to gather information on packaging options and their sustainability credentials.
  • Propose and evaluate sustainable packaging alternatives, considering factors such as cost, feasibility, and environmental impact.
  • Support the creation of reports and presentations to communicate findings and recommendations to stakeholders.
  • Learn about industry trends, regulations, and best practices related to sustainable packaging.
  • Participate in team meetings, brainstorming sessions, and other collaborative activities to contribute ideas and solutions


  • You are studying bachelor or master’s degree in Procurement- Supply Chain- Economics, Environmental Science, Sustainability, Engineering, Packaging, or a related field
  • Fluent in English; both oral and written.
  • You have good knowledge of MS Office, Power Point and Excel (VLOOKUP, Pivot table etc), knowledge of SAP is a big plus.
  • Proactive, curious, and enthusiastic to understand our business.
  • Knowledge of sustainability practices and CO2 measurement tools is a plus.
  • You have an analytical approach and know how to translate complex data into a simple overview.
  • Ability to take on a high level of responsibility and put the knowledge gained during studies into practice.
  • Available full time from October 1st for 6 months


  • Opportunity to work in a multi-cultural dynamic environment
  • Hands-on experience in a leading sustainability project.

  • Mentorship and guidance from experienced professionals in the field.

  • Opportunity to make a tangible impact on our company’s sustainability efforts.

  • An exciting and educational full-time internship in an international FMCG business
  • You’ll be part of an international intern
  • communityFun and educational events organized for the international (BeNeFrance) intern community, with opportunities to broaden your network
  • 6 months internship (possibility to extend for 2 more months, max. 8 months in total)
  • An internship allowance of 1000 EUR gross/ 250 month and a travel allowance  

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: 24066718
Contract & Job type: Limited - Full Time
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