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Internship (supply chain): Global Logistics & Distribution Hub - Export



Zoetermeer, Netherlands
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024

Internship (supply chain): Global Logistics & Distribution Hub - Export

  • Posted: 2 Jul 2024
  • Supply Chain
  • Zoetermeer
  • Netherlands
  • Hybrid

About the job

Are you eager to support Danone-Nutricia bringing best care to its customers through supply chain service? The documentation team based at our factory in Zoetermeer is looking for a motivated and service-oriented student! Are you available from August 2024? Then apply!

About the job

You will be working in the international and intercultural logistics team of Danone’s Nutricia Global Distribution& Logistics department located in Zoetermeer. In particular, you will be a part of the Export Documentation team who are responsible for the export documentation of shipments with destinations outside of the European Union. Nutricia’s Global Distribution & Logistics department is a Danone subsidiary responsible for the management of the customs documentation activities of Finished Goods (FG) from all Nutricia Supply Points and 3rd Party manufacturers to all Danone Medical Country Business Units (CBUs), via our centralized warehouse located in Haps, the Netherlands.

Within this internship you will mainly be learning about / working on:

  • Assisting in the day-to-day operations of export documentation.
  • Understanding the customs and export documentation procedures.
  • Maintaining regular communication with the Central Business Unit (CBU) to verify the alignment of export documentation with import permits.
  • Establishing close contact with local authorities such as NVWA and COKZ to ensure document compliance.
  • Familiarizing oneself with the SAP system and contributing to database updates. Updating Internship Work instructions as needed.
  • Participating in various strategic projects, including those related to Brexit and continuous process improvement initiatives.

You will work closely with your line manager, Charlotte Depaepe. Here is what Charlotte told us about her ‘’Hello, my name is Charlotte Depaepe and I am the Customs & Trade Compliance manager. I’m 36 years old and live in Ghent, Belgium. I like doing sports in my free time and going to the seaside for long walks to keep a fresh mind. With the customs & documentation team we are a team of 4 people located in Zoetermeer (NL). We are a hybrid team, and thus there are also 3 people based in Wevelgem (BE). We have a passion of a global mindset as we dealing with export formalities around the world on a daily basis. ‘’

About you

You are a Bachelor or Master student in Supply Chain and related fields. You possess a precise and detail-focused mindset, showcasing robust analytical and quantitative skills. Throughout your internship, you will gain familiarity with the Nutricia product portfolio within the AMN, as well as acquaint yourself with export procedures. Your excellent communication skills, coupled with a proactive and responsible approach enable you to work independently. Notably, you demonstrate a willingness to engage with both internal and external stakeholders, reflecting curiosity and eagerness to learn. Proficiency in advanced Excel skills is also a prerequisite for this role.

There are also some compulsory requirements:

  • Enrolled as a Bachelors/Masters student during the whole internship period (if you are a non-EU citizen, you need to be enrolled at a Dutch university);
  • Ideally available to start in August for a minimum of 6 months, 5 days per week;
  • You are fluent in English - oral and written;
  • You are able to work from Zoetermeer office 2 times per week.
  • Please note that you are required to relocate to the Netherlands (if abroad) for this internship and get a BSN.

About us

Working at Danone is a unique experience. It’s fast-paced and complex and, at times, it can get a little challenging. But it’s packed with opportunities to learn and grow working with some of the best-known brands in the world, like Evian, Alpro, Nutricia, Activia and Nutrilon. Bring your unique perspective, ambitions and entrepreneurial ideas to the table – the impact you could make might just surprise you. One Planet. One Health – BY YOU.

We’re proud to be a B-Corp certified company. That means we meet the highest verified standards of social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability in everything we do.

We’re committed to building a diverse and inclusive team. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we base our hiring decisions on merit, job requirements and business needs.*

We Offer

We offer a gross monthly internship allowance 650 euros per month and a home working allowance/contribution towards travel. Please do keep in mind that we do not offer relocation and/or accommodation benefits for students coming from abroad.

* Please be aware that you must acquire a BSN number to receive the full internship allowance.

In the Netherlands we also offer a hybrid working environment which enables each team to meet our people's desire for flexibility. Across our 3 office hubs in Hoofddorp, Rijswijk and Utrecht this helps us create better opportunities for connection & synergies across our entities, teams, functions and categories.

What’s Next

It’s simple – hit the “apply” button before the application deadline of 11th of July! In order to comply with GDPR we can’t process your personal data without your given consent, so please apply directly via this website. Good luck! We can’t wait to meet you.

Need more information? Please contact Giorgia Salone, Campus Recruitment Intern, via

* all applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status