career platform tilburg

One of the core points of focus held by Asset | Strategy & Logistics and the other departments of Faculty Association Asset is to provide support to its members in their Career Orientation. For many years, students have been able to attend Career Events to meet potential employers and learn more about companies active in their field of interest. To find out which Career Events are currently coming up, make sure to take a look at the Events overview here!

In addition to these Events, Asset | Strategy & Logistics and the other departments of Faculty Association Asset strives to be a valuable link between the student and the vast supply of Job Opportunities through its online Career Platform. Simply visit www.CareerPlatformTilburg.nl and select your field of interest to quickly find out all Career Opportunities and Career Events in your area! You can also visit the Company Profiles tab to read about the many interesting partners that Asset | Strategy & Logistics and the other departments of Faculty Association Asset collaborates with.

career platform tilburg

Interview Master student

How did you get your position/internship at the company?

Originally I was going to do an internship at a logistics service provider, but this had to be cancelled last minute due to circumstances within the company. This caused me some problems because I still wanted to write my master thesis at a company. Then I visited S&L, with which I also have good contact, where we started looking for interesting partners of S&L together. Eventually we ended up at DAF where an old S&L employee is active as a commodity manager within the purchasing department. After a nice conversation, we made appointments and before I knew it, I was active at DAF within a month.

What did your job entail?

As an intern at PG2, purchasing department 2, I researched the possibilities of implementing returnable transport packaging for DAF Brazil (Paccar Brazil). 

How did Asset | Strategy & Logistics help you?

S&L made it possible for me to find a nice company to write my master thesis in a short period of time. This would certainly not have been possible without S&L.

What are you working on at the moment?

At the moment I'm working on the last bits of my thesis where I'm describing my developed framework to determine when and when to implement pool packaging for products/parts.

Name: Oliver Schouten

Study: Msc Supply Chain Management

Job: DAF Eindhoven-Stagiair purchasing

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