Internship Technical Product Development

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Internship Technical Product Development

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Apply now for the “Best internship in Retail” at Hunkemöller! Hunkemöller strives to be the most loved and trusted lingerie brand. In for a challenge to make it happen at Hunkemöller? Want to join an inclusive and empowering team of more than 50 interns? Within our international HQ you can be creative, unique and really make an impact on the future of Hunkemöller! As of September 2024, our Buying Team at the head office in Hilversum (close to Amsterdam) is looking for a passionate Buying Recruitment intern. Are you currently studying and looking for an interesting internship at our expanding, international Retail Brand? And do you want to join the Hunkemöller lifestyle? Then don’t be shy and apply!

You’ll run through our “Best internship in Retail” and learn on the job while support the team with following: 

  • You will be involved in all phases of the product development cycle, including: testing; how to fit and achieve a fit for purpose product for all HKM product types and working closely together with Buying, Design and the HKM suppliers

  • You will be helping to send technical comments out to our suppliers

  • Assist in weekly fitting session(s) including VC (Video Conference) calls with our international suppliers

  • Organize and manage the weekly fit calendar in conjunction with our buying department and suppliers, in line with the seasonal critical path management

  • Measure and monitor the HKM fit model measurements on a weekly basis

  • After fitting sessions, compile and send out supplier comments with technical diagrams and photos within required critical path time frame

  • Monitor and complete the sample management overview

  • HKM Fabric & Trim library - collate and file new qualities of fabrics & trims

  • Assist with other departmental tasks

Our ideal candidate possesses the following skills:

  • You are passionate about product and have an eye for detail

  • You have a strong interest and knowledge in product understanding, product fabrication & finishing

  • A proactive approach to the role is really important as we are a fast fashion company. You think outside the box, are solution driven, you have a flexible approach, and you are up for a challenge!

  • You are enrolled in a Bachelor/ Masters (TMO, AMFI, Saxion) level studies with the focus on fabrics, making & finishing a product

  • You will ideally have already finished your first semesters

  • You are fluent in English (written & spoken) with a keen interest in retail to complete your profile

Eligibility: 

For this internship, you have to be available for 5 months from September 2024. Please note that your application will only be considered if you are enrolled at your school or university for the full duration of your internship. Additionally, you have to be an EU citizen, or a non-EU student studying in the Netherlands and having this internship as a mandatory part of your curriculum to comply with Dutch law. 

  

What we offer you: 

  • An empowering, playful and inclusive work environment where your voice will be heard and valued. This is how we live our purpose of "Together we lift each other up". 

  • Diverse learning opportunities like trainings on personal branding, business influence, innovation, a department fair, and an intern’s Dragon Den. 

  • A buddy program with personal coaching to discover your potential, guide your growth and build your network. 

  • Our Fun, Vital and Happy well-being initiatives including free weekly workout sessions and access to free mental health coaches, as well as an in-office massage chair (how cool is that!). 

  • A work-from-home (WFH) scheme: 40% WFH – 60% in-office (if your internship allows it). 

  • Internship allowance of 450€ per month with 8+ holiday days (based on 40h/week). 

  • A travel allowance of max. 9,50€ per day (based on your travel distance), if you don’t have a free Student OV Chipcard. 

  • Access to 25-55% staff discount and a company laptop. 

  

Hunkemöller’s “Best Internship in Retail” is not just a chance to add a few lines to your CV or to complete a study module from school or university. It’s an opportunity to kick-start your future career, as you will be joining the leading lingerie brand in Europe. Join a Retailer that's on the move to be better for our planet, better for people, better together! From diversity & inclusion, reducing waste, to product care and how we work with our suppliers, our “Together Tomorrow” initiative reflects what we do and helps drive change across our business, employees & customers. 

  

Curious for more company info? Go to https://jobs.hunkemoller.nl/en/hq-jobs/interns to read more about our “Best internship in Retail”.  

Apply now with your CV (in English) or LinkedIn & join the Hunkemöller lifestyle! If you have any questions, please contact our Recruitment Team via [email protected]. 

Charlotte Davies
Global Buying & Design Director

"By continually staying in touch with our global Sheroes the opportunities to create most-wanted collections are endless."

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