EMEA Service, Delivery & Tooling Purchasing Internship


Please note: In order to be considered, you must be enrolled in higher education for the full duration of the internship.
Function: Supply Chain
Location: Tilburg and/or Amsterdam, NL
Availability: Full-time
Duration: 5-6 Months
Start Date: May / June 2022
The internship assignment
Tesla is seeking an intern to work directly for the EMEA Indirect Purchasing Team. The intern will assist the main groups of EMEA Service, Delivery, Logistics, Professional Services, Direct Parts and Supercharger development in all purchasing related activities across Europe, Middle-east and Africa. They will be a central point of contact for all purchasing related queries internally. They will learn to create purchase orders, vendors in our systems, respond to supply shortages and make sure that the purchasing process is as smooth as possible. The Purchasing team offers the interns an opportunity to develop themselves in an international corporation with both operational and project work during the assignment.
Learning goals & tasks
  • Manage the Procure-to-Pay process and analyses of spend data for assigned commodities 
  • Providing analysis of existing requirements and pricing to ensure the most cost-effective options
  • Support the Global Supply Managers with data analysis and operational buying power
  • Support the eProcurement team and tools for operational catalogue buying in 30+ countries in EMEA and the new GigaBerlin factory
  • Involved in Procure-to-Pay processes in the Tesla supply chain
  • Maintaining day-to-day supplier relationships
  • Where possible identifying and negotiate commercial cost reduction opportunities
  • Reviewing, analyzing and clarifying quote packages from suppliers
  • Issuing new Purchase Orders for any commodity price changes
  • Negotiating, evaluate and issue Purchase Orders
  • Fluency in English
  • Preferably studying a relevant field such as Supply Chain, Logistics or Manufacturing/Process Engineering
  • Capable of working in a fast paced and always changing environment
  • Proactive and team oriented work mentality
  • The ability to keep an overview and improve processes
  • Analytical mindset and problem-solving oriented
Tesla continues to grow across EMEA and we expect our short term plans to include hiring for this position. If you would like to be considered, please feel free to apply here. We do not yet have a definite timeline, but this is a way to get a head start on the application process. We appreciate your interest and will review applications once the team has a need.