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Internship: Procurement

Company description

Pepsi, Duyvis, Lays, Doritos, Tropicana, … Je kent ze wel, producten met naam en faam.  Meer nog, je hebt ze ongetwijfeld in je koel – en voorraadkast staan. Sterke merken, dat vraagt om straffe medewerkers. Daarom geven we onze mensen alle kansen om hun verantwoordelijkheid te nemen en door te groeien.

Tropicana Zeebrugge behoort tot de wereldwijde bedrijvengroep PepsiCo, en staat garant voor duurzame groei en uitdagende toekomstperspectieven. Wij zijn gespecialiseerd in het afvullen van vruchtendranken op basis van vers fruitsap. De vestiging in Zeebrugge werd opgestart in 2003 en heeft een team van 225 medewerkers.  Wij zijn toonaangevend op vlak van processen en technologie.

Veurne Snack Foods behoort tot de wereldwijde bedrijvengroep PepsiCo, en staat garant voor duurzame groei en uitdagende toekomstperspectieven.

Wij zijn gespecialiseerd in het produceren en verpakken van chips (Lays)  en snacks (Doritos, Smiths, Bugles, Chipito,...). Wij zijn toonaangevend op vlak van processen en technologie met 8 productielijnen en een team van  480 medewerkers.  

Job description

 What does the internship involve?

We are looking for an enthusiastic Procurement intern, in the domain of indirects, more specifically the categories IT&PS (IT & purchased services,) that is preferably based in our Zaventem office (Belgium).The scope of our team is to handle all IT&PS procurement related activities for PepsiCo Benelux, such as spend analysis, supplier management, tendering & negotiations & supporting the different departments in the purchased they need. Although our Benelux focus, we are working in an international environment, where we have regular alignment with our European colleagues & procurement category leads. Because of our IT&PS scope you will also work in close collaboration with the following departments: shopper marketing, sales, IT, HR & compensation&benefits.

The main procurement activities are done in our tool called myBuy, based on the Ariba system.

Specifically we would like to have you, as an intern, to work on the following topics:

  • Analysis of spend & execute additional smaller tenders in the domain of training, fixed racking, …
  • Set-up & follow up of a communication plan in order to realize additional productivities triggered by changes in habits/mentality of our employees; such as:
    • Printing
    • Intercall usage
    • Phone usage (mobile versus fixed, versus skype)
    • (including the measurement of the results)
  • Support in the myBuy improvement plan that will result from our myBuy questionnaire we are running at the moment at all Benelux users.
  • Analysis, tracking & alignment of realized productivities

In short, this is a unique internship, with a lot of own responsibilities that enables you to gain experience in a big multinational company and in a dynamic FMCG and European environment.

So, are you looking for an amazing internship opportunity in a challenging international procurement environment? Apply and join the PepsiCo procurement team!

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Who are we looking for?

You are someone who:

  • Is a master student or/and just graduated and you are full time available for 6 months as of February 2018;
  • Is analytical and result oriented and have good communication skills;
  • Is a pro-active self starter;
  • Is a good team player with a commercial attitude (ready to help);
  • Multilingual: Dutch/French & English;
  • Computer literate (PowerPoint/Excel/Word, Internet …).

We offer

What do we offer you?
At PepsiCo, we are not only proud of our market leading brands, but also attach great value to growth opportunities and personal development. Next to working with inspirational and creative colleagues, we offer sufficient training opportunities to give our professionals the opportunity to achieve great results. At PepsiCo we foster an informal working atmosphere and value everyone’s input and ideas. No day is ever the same and you will constantly be challenged to bring out your best!

As an intern, you will not only be remunerated for your role, which will include travel allowances, but also get several opportunities which will ensure that you have a holistic, and fun experience for six months. For example, you, are given multiple chances to connect with the current interns (10-15) that help in knowledge and experience sharing; get to take home goodies from the company every Friday, to name a few!


About PepsiCo and you!        
PepsiCo is one of the largest food and beverages companies in the world. Every day, worldwide, people consume PepsiCo products, more than a billion times. With strong brands like Pepsi, 7UP, Lay's, Tropicana, Doritos, Quaker and Duyvis, we are firmly represented within the Benelux. Here, we work with 1,400 employees at 7 different locations to ensure the success of our company. At PepsiCo we cultivate an informal, dynamic and result-oriented business culture - we strive for success!

At the heart of PepsiCo, is Performance with Purpose — our goal to deliver top-tier financial performance while creating sustainable value for all stakeholders. We believe that delivering for our consumers and customers, protecting our environment, sourcing with integrity and investing in our employees are not just the right thing to do, but that these actions also position PepsiCo for long-term, sustainable growth.


By uploading your CV, for the aforementioned vacancy, you will automatically apply for the Next Interns Day on the 23rd of November, 2017. During this day the selection for this internship will take place. The deadline for the uploading of your CVs is the 6th of November, 2017 (18:00h) and we will invite a maximum of 30 students for this event. 

After considering your application, we will send you a response with a link to complete your application with a short video interview. You will have 5 days to complete and submit this interview. After the 10th of November we’ll let you know if you are invited for the Next Interns Day.

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