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Sourcing Apprenticeship - September 2019

Сфера деятельности: Operations

Тип должности: Apprenticeship

Тип занятости: Full - Time

Место расположения: Paris

Страна: France


Join our Sourcing teams!

*** Starting in September 2019 ***

It is Tuesday morning; Antoine arrives at work and takes a coffee before going to his desk and starting the day. His phone rings; it’s Morgan who works in Marketing in the United States who is calling to talk about the current call for tender. The project is to equip all the retail stores with 3D-printers of personalized products. After this call, no time to lose, Antoine joins his team to meet a new supplier in order to discuss about a potential future collaboration on a new innovative project.

As Antoine, you dream of learning how a job in Sourcing works in a company at the forefront of the innovation? Our apprenticeships missions are made for you!

Several missions are available among our 8 domains of Sourcing:

Business Services

Marketing Services

Industrial & Electronic Devices

Raw Materials


Retail & Promotions

Contract Manufacturing

Excellence Team

Do you want to learn the strategic role of the Sourcing at L’Oréal? Mathieu, Sourcing Packaging Director tells you more about it!

But more concretely, how is an internship in Sourcing at L’Oréal? Joséphine share with you her experience!

These are some missions you might have to achieve:

·         Develop purchases initiatives to optimize the costs and create some value

·         Build and follow calls for tender

·      Participate in projects: Business Review, animation of the purchases’ community, market studies, suppliers' mapping, analysis of portfolio…

·         Come in support to the implementation and to the deployment of the strategy of the category

·         Set up key indicators and strengthen the purchases’ data

·         And especially innovate, go farther: mark this apprenticeship of your print!

What’s in for you?

·         A learning experience among a passionate team, you will learn much more than you could have imagined

·         A lot of challenges and opportunities to be seized and as many responsibilities to take

·         The opportunity to innovate and create the products of tomorrow

·         An HR follow-up to help you building your future career path

·         Compensation according to the profile

What will help you to get the job?

You are a student in Business School / Engineering School / University. You demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills, proactivity and agility. You are attentive, open-minded and creative; you demonstrate an analytical and a synthesis mind. You are also fluent in written and oral English.

Do you want to be part of the adventure? Don't wait any longer and apply!

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the recruitment process like?

Our recruitment process is two-fold:

HR interview: an exploratory call / skype meeting with one of our recruiters to get to know you better and understand what you are looking for.

Manager interview: you will participate in a recruitment day (called A Taste of L’Oréal). In case of a scheduling conflict, the recruiter will work out an alternative interview process.

How much responsibility do you give to apprentices?

As an apprentice at L’Oréal, you will be welcomed as a full member of a team, with your scope and responsibilities. Of course, you will not be alone: your manager will provide you with objectives and a vision. However, to succeed you will need to keep in mind that you play the main part in your success and future projection in the Group. Entrepreneurship spirit is key J


What about the integration process?

During the first days of your apprenticeship, you will meet many people from your team, and other functions in order to broaden your vision of the Group’s challenges and help you to succeed in your job. All interns and apprentices will have access to our digital integration platform full of inspiring content, learning opportunities and possibilities to connect!

Additionally throughout your time with us, there will be other networking events.

Do you propose job at the end of an apprenticeship?

We take our interns and apprentices very seriously. So yes, it is our ultimate goal! In average, each year, former interns and apprentices fulfill 70% of our junior job needs. A very large number of our current employees at all levels have come through this type of experience.

I do not know anything about cosmetics: do I stand a chance?

Less than one-third of our interns and apprentices have had previous experiences in the beauty industry. Being sensitive to cosmetics is indeed an asset. However, we give more credit to other essential qualities such as entrepreneurial spirit, innovation, and the ability to question and dare.