AFSTUDEERSTAGE SUPPLY CHAIN / SUPPLY PERFORMANCE OPTIMIZATION

Netherlands
10 July 2019
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Our purpose is simple and compelling: To release the natural power of stone to enrich modern living.

ROCKWOOL products save energy and water and reduce CO2 emissions, protect buildings from the spread of fire; reduce waste; improve acoustic comfort, building performance and aesthetics; and enhance Precision Growing, thereby improving the efficiency of fresh food production.

While the stone we use may be millions of years old, what we do with it is cutting-edge. Every day, ROCKWOOL colleagues are developing and applying new technologies to release yet more potential of stone wool to enrich modern life.

Would you also be proud to enrich society like we do? Apply now to join us as we improve modern living conditions for millions of people worldwide.

Are you the motivated student who is going to help GRODAN reach the 99% Supply Performance? We are looking for an HBO- or WO-student from September 2019 who is going to provide us with research and recommendations on how to optimize our processes.

Your challenge

During your graduation assignment, you will be assisting Grodan who is the global leader in the supply of innovative stone wool substrate solutions for the professional horticultural based on Precision Growing principles. One of the KPI’s for Grodan is the Supply Chain Performance (Delivery Service), measured in the percentage of deliveries delivered on the agreed date, within the agreed timeframe and in the agreed quantities to the customer. The current performance is approximately 95%, but Grodan leadership has set an audacious target of 99%. To reach this target, all potential causes for miss need to be identified and quantified.

  • Mapping the entire SC for Grodan and identify all potential causes for late or incorrect delivery;
  • Collect data and identify (missing) data sources to quantify the impacts;
  • Analyse available data from various sources and propose actions to improve performance;
  • Advice on required changes to the network, processes and systems.

Who are you

You are a result-oriented and highly motivated student. Strong analytical capabilities and the ability to work with complex material are right up your sleeve. You are proactive in your approach and accurate in your execution.

  • Studying at HBO- or WO-level in Logistics, Supply Chain or International Business;
  • Excellent Dutch and English communicative skills;
  • Full time availability from September 2019 for a graduation assignment.

What we offer

  • A challenging internship assignment where you can take a look behind the scenes at Grodan;
  • A dynamic and inspiring work environment;
  • Guidance to help develop your analytical capabilities;
  • Internship allowance.

Interested?

Are you the intern we are looking for? Please introduce yourself by sending your resume and motivation letter to: jacky.timmermans@rockwool.com.  

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