Trainee Global Customs - 12 months

Amsterdam | Netherlands | Supply Chain Management

At adidas, every day is a chance to flip the script. An invitation to take everything we know and re-invent it. Do it better. Never settling for good enough. Every day we get up, invent, adapt, improvise, find new ways to collaborate, and do the unexpected. We’re creators, makers and doers. Helping athletes make a difference, not just in their games, but in their lives and in their world. It’s an obsession.

We’ve been doing this for more than 65 years. With an unmatched history and tradition of creating iconic products, consumer connections and experiences, we’ve been defining sport culture since the beginning. And we’re never done. Come be a part of shaping the future together with us.

At adidas, every day is a chance to flip the script. An invitation to take everything we know and re-invent it. Do it better. Never settling for good enough. Every day we get up, invent, adapt, improvise, find new ways to collaborate, and do the unexpected. We’re creators, makers and doers. Helping athletes make a difference, not just in their games, but in their lives and in their world. It’s an obsession.  

We’ve been doing this for more than 65 years. With an unmatched history and tradition of creating iconic products, consumer connections and experiences, we’ve been defining sport culture since the beginning. And we’re never done.

Come be a part of shaping the future together with us.  

Traineeship at the adidas Group:

Want to practice what you are learning at university? Do you want to experience hands-on what your dream job is like? Are you a sports lover who aspires to work in an international environment with responsibilities for own projects? Then an internship at the adidas Group will be an opportunity for you to join a truly international business with an environment that is often described as dynamic, innovative, and culturally diverse!  

Purpose:

To support duty saving initiatives relating to overseas sourcing.

Managing the flow of trade documents is key to achieving USD300 mio+ per annum in duty savings. This position will support the monitoring of results by key markets and where issues are identified will take responsibility for actioning and resolving. The intern will build relationships with key stakeholders in the supply chain, including sourcing, customs managers and 3rd party logistic companies. Producing monthly management reports will be a key activity.

Role & Responsibilities:

This role will play a key role in maximizing duty savings achieved:

  • Running management reports on a weekly basis to identify results achieved by key Markets (e.g. China, Korea, UK, Germany) 

  • Identify trends and analyse data to quickly identify problems with markets, origin or specific factories 

  • Liaise with stakeholders in supply chain on issues identified / arising from the reporting (e.g. Sourcing offices, Local Customs Managers, Global Transportation and Global Logistics) 

  • Prepare monthly reports for stakeholders (Global Logistics, Sourcing, Markets) on results, including duty savings achieved and duty lost, with reasons 

  • Support ad hoc projects arising, including Operational Excellence initiatives

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Business or Marketing graduate at a university or other instance of higher education
  • Applies to EU citizens only due to work permit regulations!
  • Some knowledge of supply chain or economics preferable 

  • Analytical skills 

  • Experience of using MS-Excel, MS-Access and MS-PPT is a plus 


Start date: 1st September 2018

adidas celebrates diversity, supports inclusiveness and encourages individual expression in our workplace. We do not tolerate the harassment or discrimination toward any of our applicants or employees. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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The Facts

Jobtitle Trainee Global Customs - 12 months
Team Supply Chain Management
Brand adidas
Location Amsterdam
Country Netherlands
Number 176848
Position Type Graduate
Date May-09, 2018
Relocation no

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Get ready to build your career with one of the leading sporting goods companies in the world. When you join us in the Netherlands, you become a brand ambassador, living and breathing sport and a sporting lifestyle. The adidas culture in the Netherlands is best described as a high intensity group of problem solvers who aspire toward excellence and settle for nothing less. We are open, friendly, and hardworking and are known for our direct communications. Healthcare and education are a top priority in Dutch culture. Working here, you'll have an extensive choice of schools for your children and a wide range of affordable healthcare benefits. Additional adidas benefits include a pension plan, company sports, staff discount and much more.

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