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HBO graduation assignment: Identify risks and opportunities

For this particular assignment we are looking a student from the study technical business administration, logistics management or supply chain management.

  • Location Eindhoven
  • Organisation Unit PACCAR Purchasing Europe
  • Fulltime Fulltime
  • Education level Bachelor
  • Contract type Internship contract

Job description

At this moment DAF Trucks does only arrange the transport for picking up the goods from suppliers that are inside the EU. Suppliers outside the EU have to arrange the transport from their goods to DAF by themselves. DAF wants to identify the risks and opportunities of picking up the goods at suppliers outside the EU.

  • Objective: Identify risks and opportunities to change from receiving goods of suppliers (DDP incoterm) to picking up the goods (FCA incoterm) from suppliers from outside EU.
  • Sub-objective: What skills are necessary for our transport department if we decide to pick up from outside EU? (customs, export declarations, duties, etc.)
  • Sub-objective: What should our strategy be for these transports? For example; is a logistic service provider necessary to secure flow to production.
  • Sub-objective: Calculate financial impact for pick up in Turkey.
  • Sub-objective: What is the best way to pick up from Turkey? Milk run? Direct pick-up?

Your profile

For this particular assignment we are looking a student from the study technical business administration, logistics management or supply chain management.

Department

We are part of DAF Purchasing; the purchasing department of DAF where Non-Production-related Goods are purchased. As a team we are responsible for purchasing all logistics services and improving the supply chain from suppliers to DAF.

We offer

  • A view behind the scenes at a large international corporation;
  • You will get a lot of freedom and responsibility. We are open to your initiatives and depending on the assignment you see your results back in the workplace;
  • An experienced coach and supervisor who can teach you a lot and is willing to help you with your assignment;
  • After your graduation, you will have the opportunity to start your career at DAF;
  • An internship wage of € 375,- (HBO) per month on full-time base
  • A travel allowance, if you don’t have a student travel product (provided by the Dutch government);
  • A housing allowance, if you temporarily rent a room near DAF.
Each intern will have the opportunity to participate at the Student Event. During this event you will meet other interns and find out more about DAF/PACCAR!
Would you like to know more about the experiences of other students? Here you can read stories of our former interns.