Nike Internship Procurement Supply Chain in Laakdal, Belgium

Become a Part of the NIKE, Inc. Team

NIKE, Inc. does more than outfit the world's best athletes. It is a place to explore potential, obliterate boundaries and push out the edges of what can be. The company looks for people who can grow, think, dream and create. Its culture thrives by embracing diversity and rewarding imagination. The brand seeks achievers, leaders and visionaries. At Nike, it’s about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.

Nike Supply Chain experts ensure that every year 900 million pieces of footwear, apparel and equipment arrive at the right destination on time. That’s no easy task. The complex process involves more than 50 distribution centers, a network of thousands of accounts, and more than 100,000 retail stores around the world. Supply Chain professionals from Laakdal, Belgium, to São Paulo, Brasil, make it happen. They constantly push for ways to make Nike’s supply chain faster, more efficient and more responsive to Nike’s always-changing consumer needs.

Description

Internship starting from February 2018:

4-12 months assignment, at least 4 days aweek

GET INSPIRED! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tba7MwaAb7g

Our Procurement team helps Nike win by leveraging our suppliers and our scale. We partner with our stakeholders to drive value. We challenge the status quo and bring innovative thinking. We use facts to create leverage. We are motivated by results, not by process. And we act as one team across the globe. We live this mission via excellence in analytics, strategy development, stakeholder relationships, strategy execution, negotiating, contracting, and supplier management. Our work spans the entire company, giving our team a unique Nike, Inc. viewpoint. As an intern with Supply Chain Procurement at the European Logistics Center in Laakdal - Belgium, you will become part of our European Procurement Team, with the opportunity to drive and support strategic initiatives.

We are looking for impact-driven Procurement Interns who will join the Global Procurement team. You will join our Procurement Internship program with exposure to all elements of our Supply Chain Procurement organization – mainly European transportation, 3rd Party Logistics/Warehousing, Services, Technology and Facilities focused categories. You will partner with directors and sourcing managers to drive impact in these areas. The internship will be based in Laakdal, Belgium, but you will have the opportunity to join our team at Hilversum in the Netherlands for a few days every month.

YOUR WORKOUT SCHEDULE CONSISTS OF:

  • Prepare and distribute timely and insightful analysis to supportProcurement Strategies development and implementation

  • Provide support to Sourcing managers in recommendations onspecific functional strategies

  • Lead Sourcing projects including Market analysis, Negotiations,Tendering and Contracting process as well as Supplier Relationship Management

  • Actively interprets and reviews sourcing results with businessmanagers, including trends/issues and opportunities, to drive actionableresponses. Continually seeks ways to improveprocesses

  • Advise on financial implications of business decisions. Identifiesand/or develops relevant management reporting and analytical tools.

Qualifications

HOW IS YOUR CURRENT CONDITION?

  • Current student and available for a 4 to 12-month internship(negotiable)

  • Advanced level Excel / PowerPoint and fluent English languageskills both written and verbal

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills - Ability to combthrough large amounts of data, analyze, draw conclusions, and present acoherent viewpoint

  • Project management abilities - Ability to deliver results againsttight and complex timelines

  • Self-starter with ability to manage work in multiple areas andwithin a virtual work environment

  • Creative problem solver & want to get their “hands dirty”

  • Team player attitude; solid positive energy; stress resistance andconfidence

  • Good communication skills - able to influence at a variety oflevels and across functions in a complex organization

  • Promote positive change through innovation and creativity

  • Previous experience or coursework focused on procurement,operations, supply chain, or finance is a plus

  • Track-record of demonstrating an entrepreneurial spirit in afast-paced environment

  • Generalfinancial skills/knowledge

  • EU Citizenship

RUN FOR GOLD

  • No formal suits in the office, wear only what suits you best!

  • The internship is unpaid

  • You are entitled to a compensation for transportation costs andexcess to our Nike Retail Store.

  • Stay fit at our local sport facilities and push your physicalboundaries (fitness, track & field, beach volleyball, tennis courts, squashcourts, soccer pitch).

THE SWOOSH GAMEPLAN

  • First selection through CV and cover letter. Tell uswhy you want to be our new intern! You can apply at jobs.nike.com/belgium.

  • We would like to meet you! At this stage you will takea computer test, solve a business case and have a face to face conversationwith a collegue of the team.

  • Decision and communication.

  • For more info contact Tim.Wijckmans@nike.com

NIKE, Inc. is a growth company that looks for team members to grow with it. Nike offers a generous total rewards package, casual work environment, a diverse and inclusive culture, and an electric atmosphere for professional development. No matter the location, or the role, every Nike employee shares one galvanizing mission: To bring inspiration and innovation to every athlete* in the world.

NIKE, Inc. is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.

Job ID: SRC120917IPSC

Location: Belgium-Flanders-Laakdal

Job Category: Supply Chain