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StaplesSupply Chain Management Graduation Internship

Application deadline 10-01-2014
Start date 01-02-2014
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Company Description

Staples is the world's largest office products company and a trusted source for office solutions. Founded in 1986, and today has an annual sales of $25 billion, ranking second in the world of eCommerce sales. With 90,000 associates worldwide, Staples has a presence in more than 26 countries throughout North and South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Bringing easy to offices and consumers everywhere!
In Europe, Staples is transforming its online business and organizational structure.

Within this transformation the Supply Chain management department is driving the implementation of the Sales and Operations (S&OP) cycle throughout the Retail, B2B and online Business Units in Europe. The goal is to increase Staples capabilities and by doing so to better serve the market at better costs, so we can serve and drive sales initiatives through the supply chain.

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Internship Description

Would you like to gain experience in supply chain, project management, content creation and change management? We give you the chance to combine your graduation thesis research with hands-on experience in our supply chain organization.

  • Initiate and conduct a graduation research relevant for Staples Supply Chain Department on the subject of S&OP (40% of time)
  • Co-develop training and internal communication materials, prepare presentations
  • Attend and assist international workshops for business process mapping, goal setting or teambuilding (for example in Germany or UK)
  • Assist the program manager by owning and distributing the action list and reaching set timelines and milestones
  • Take care of organizational aspects of business or social events
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Desired Student

Are you a final year bachelor of master student with international focus? Do you combine a sharp analytic view with a pragmatic approach? Than this is the internship for you!

  • Bachelor or Master student, with minor/major on logistics/supply chain management
  • You’ve showed excellence in results and an international focus during your study
  • Preferably you’ve studied or did an internship abroad
  • Self-confident, structured and creative
  • Strong Communicator —ability to read, write and speak English at a high proficiency level, knowledge of the German language is a big advantage
  • Good Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Available for 6 to 9 months, starting < February 1st 2014
  • Flexible to travel 20% (across Europe)
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We offer

We welcome you to a challenging, dynamic environment with great opportunities for you to explore. Your graduation thesis can become a part of our transformation!
Staples offers a monthly intern reimbursement.

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We will accept applications until January 10th. The first interview will follow the next week. We kindly ask you to complete the online application and submit your resume in English.

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