Supply Chain Internship

Trainee- & Internships Bruxelles Full-time Belgium

Job Description

Jacobs Douwe Egberts (JDE) is the world's leading pure-play coffee and tea company. For more than 265 years, JDE has been inspired by the belief that it’s amazing what can happen over a cup of coffee. Today, JDE unleashes the possibilities of coffee and tea in more than 100 countries, through a portfolio of over 50 brands including Douwe Egberts, L’OR, Jacobs, Senseo, Tassimo, OldTown, Super, Pickwick and Moccona.

We're looking for a Supply Chain intern to strengthen our team in Brussels. You will be integrated in the Belux supply chain and become part of the team responsible for the customer service, demand planning and logistic operations for our coffee & tea brands in Belgium. This will give you the insights on how your coffee or tea is ending up on the shelf of your supermarket, and finally in your cup. Because everyone deserves the cup of coffee or tea they love!

Your main responsibilities:

  • You will actively be integrated in the Demand Planning, the Logistics teams & the customer service team, where you are asked to be a supportive member and take a responsibility on projects.
  • Part of the tasks will be operationally (60%), supporting the team in the day to day operations, for example:
    • Contacting customers to align on orders & ensure On Time In Full (OTIF) deliveries of the orders
    • Be the SPOC for the factories to assure timely delivery of our products at our warehouse
    • Support the logistics team in the daily monitoring and follow up of the day-to-day operational routines
    • Support the team in cross-functional initiatives to tackle issues
  • Second part of the tasks (40%) consist of using the experience from the operational activities to support & initiate improvement proposals, within the function as well as cross-functional within supply chain
  • You will work closely together with the other internal departments like Sales, Finance & marketing, both on our retail business as well as in our B2B. Next to this you will also be exposed to external cooperation with our 3th party logistics.
  • Sustainability plays an important role in our local supply chain. In your role you will also be integrated in our local supply chain projects.


  • You are an enthusiastic student with a matching educational business background, and preferably a supply chain passionate.
  • You are a team player with strong communication & analytical skills
  • You work pro actively, take ownership of your own projects and deadlines, and are result driven
  • You are passionate about the coffee & tea business, interested in different perspectives of the business, like e-commerce, sustainability and B2B.
  • You are Dutch or French speaking and fluent in English
  • You’re available for at least 3-4 months.

Additional Information

We are proud of our passionate, driven associates that challenge the status quo and pursue mastery in everything they do. Our goal is simple and ambitious –JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS: A coffee for every cup.
Working with us means you’ll be making an impact in a fast-paced, collaborative environment. We work as a team, celebrating success and supporting one another. Our associates work with a diverse group of like-minded people, in an innovative environment committed to doing the right thing –all across the world. What you do here will get noticed.

At JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS we are inspired by our belief “It’s amazing what can happen over a cup of coffee”.  We are driven by the vision that everyone deserves the coffee they love.