Thesis Internship


Up to 32 hours

Starts all year through

Published on April 05, 2022

Job Description:

6-9 months from February or September

€426 - €533 euro per month

Did you always dream of working in a chocolate factory? And is an efficient & future proof Supply Chain a dream come true? Do you have passion for logistics and do you want to contribute to your own and our success?

Within Mars we always have opportunities in one of our supply chain teams for a graduate student who wants to write his/her thesis 

  • The Market Logistics team of Mars in the Netherlands is responsible for the efficient logistics and the best customer service of both pet food and chocolate for our Dutch - and from 2021 also international travel retail customers. Do you want to help us make our supply chain more efficient and future proof? 

  • On the supply side of our business the VEG factory logistics team ensures Data quality, and efficient Inbound and Outbound flows. The planning of Inbound raw material and packaging ensure our factory can run 24-7, whereas the HUB outbound team manages truck and container loads to over 100 countries across the globe. Our data management officers are ensuring our quality master data for our systems.

Within one of these teams we always have the opportunity for you to  optimize our processes and performance!

Together we will find a suitable topic for you to investigate 

Your mission:

  • Mapping the inefficiencies in the current supply chain (e.g. optimizing order patterns)

  • Designing an efficient supply chain for the future based on input from external trends and internal insights

  • Define implementation roadmap to arrive at the above

Your Profile:

  • Student at hbo or wo, focused on Supply Chain management, Logistics, Industrial Engineering & Management Science

  • Someone who is motivated, representative and energetic

  • A good command of the Dutch and English language

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office – Power BI is an advantage

  • Experience in a similar internship or in the FMCG industry is an advantage

  • Available for at least 6 months, for a minimum of 4 days a week

What can you expect from Mars:

The opportunity to gain work experience in an international environment within a versatile internship.

  • An attractive internship allowance of between €426 - €533 euros per month and the possibility to work from home.

  • The opportunity to develop not only functionally but also personally within a pleasant team.

  • At Mars you end up in a family business and as a student you are a full member of the team

  • You will be taken along with a trained practical supervisor

Mars is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.

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