Internship: Finance Manufacturing and Supply Chain – Philips – Drachten



Job Title

Internship: Finance Manufacturing and Supply Chain

Job Description

Location: Drachten

Start date: September

Duration: 6 months

Contract: min 32 h/week, preferably 40h/week

In this role, you have the opportunity to

Create an impact by providing high value adding analysis. If you are looking for flexibility, own development, exposure to build/expand network as well as find a spot where you can feel you can make a difference – that is the right place for you to be!

In this role you will work with different stakeholders: Finance and non finance, multiple businesses on a regular basis. You will cooperate regularly with Business Heads of Finance which creates quite some business exposure and help understand different perspectives. Besides you will support the Freight Audit and Pay process which is linked to Supply Chain.


  • Help to improve financial performance planning/ budgets processes for Philips manufacturing sites, including process accountability and setting guidelines.

  • Reviewing and improving the prebill control framework. (This can be also a topic for a thesis)

  • Support Month-end process including forward looking expectations of a quarter

  • Support the Management performance review deck per Business and for full Philips in ISC scope

  • Provide a fresh look to current process

  • T o succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience

  • Student for a Master’s degree in Finance or Accounting

  • Possibility (but not a must) to write your thesis during the internship

  • Work with different data flows

  • Advanced technical skills in Excel and PowerPoint

  • Ability to balance speed and accuracy

  • Strong communication skills in English

  • In return, we offer you

  • A prestige project, which will give you both freedom and responsibility.

  • A mentor that guides you during your project. Your mentor will aid in determining the correct scope and is available for questions or discussions.

  • Possibility to increase the size of the project with additional modules (cost allocation, pareto-analysis).

  • An opportunity to gain experience in the field of data management & visualization in a high-tech industry environment.

  • Coaching on how to position yourself in a professional organization, identifying both strong and key improvement points regarding business and inter-personal skills. 

  • Network capabilities inside a multinational environment with excellent opportunities to continue your career within Philips.

  • Market-conform remuneration.

  • This is an addition to:

  • Monthly full-time allowance between €500 – €700 gross, depending on educational level and if you would need to relocate to The Netherlands. If you will perform a part-time internship you will receive the allowance pro-rata.

  • Housing compensation, in case of relocating to the vicinity of the office, €300,- net if location is in the vicinity of Amsterdam, €255,- net for all other Philips locations. You need to provide a rental contract of the land lord, and your normal home-work travel distance need to be more than 50 km or travel time (one way trip) need to be more than 1.5 hours.

  • Travel compensation, if you are not eligible for a free public transport card; you will receive max. €192,- net

  • Paid holidays per internship term.

  • The opportunity to buy Philips equipment at our Philips shop


    Part of our selection procedure is a HireVue online interview recording. We are not able to share the outcome of this HireVue interview but will use this as extra selection criteria.

    In order to be considered, you have to be registered as a student during the entire internship period. Formal documentation will be requested. Students from outside the EU enrolled at a Dutch university need to fill in a NUFFIC agreement – which needs to be signed by the student and the university.

    Please note that the contents of our regular internship assignments are not suitable for professionals (and/or MBA students) with professional work experience.

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