For more than a century, the people of Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) have transformed crops into products that serve vital needs. Today, 30,000 ADM employees around the globe convert oilseeds, corn, wheat and cocoa into products for food, animal feed, industrial and energy uses. With more than 270 processing plants, 420 crop procurement facilities, and the world’s premier crop transportation network, ADM helps connect the harvest to the home in more than 160 countries. For more information about ADM and its products, visit www.adm.com. Participating in market research project within the Sales Department of ADM Specialty Ingredients in Koog aan de Zaan, where you will gather market information about Africa and Middle East. From Macro economic situation to more in depth research to local regulations, prospects and competitor information. Mainly focusing on the meat industry and need for protein within these countries. Current range of products, consumer behavior, etc.</p>
Finding out the macroeconomics per country.
Decide which countries you will do a more in depth research.
Discuss the value proposition of our soy protein products and from there determine focus areas of the research.
Find out what the main trade exhibitions are.
Try to determine market size with the help of import/export statistics, trade organizations, internet, phone etc.
Number of potential customers Meat industry, food aid and other prospect companies.
Find out current legislation and import duty for these products in target countries.
Research and evaluate our competitors activity within these markets.
Look for potential distribution channels for our products.
HBO/ MBO level, direction International Business.
Good communication and fluency in English
Personal skills: self-motivated, action driven, enthusiastic, customer oriented.
Not afraid to pick up the phone and call to acquire the information he needs.
Eager to work for and learn from an international organisation with a young team.
Wat bieden wij
We offer a challenging internship within a big international company.
There are a lot of opportunities to develop yourself and expand your knowledge.