Bachelor / Master graduation project: Assessing CO2 Emissions and ESG Regulation

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Type vacancy
Graduation assignment
Education field
Industrial engineering and management, Mechanical Engineering

Description company:

DAF is een Nederlandse fabrikant van vrachtwagens, gevestigd in Eindhoven. Het bedrijf produceert innovatieve en betrouwbare voertuigen voor het transport van goederen. Met meer dan 90 jaar ervaring is DAF een toonaangevende speler in de wereldwijde transportindustrie.

Description department:

The Purchasing Group 3 consists of 18 colleagues including management that are responsible of the sourcing of metal components for engine plants, cabin plants, axle plants and the sourcing of raw materials required for in-house processing.

What are you going to do:

We are looking for an intern to assess CO2 Emissions and ESG Regulation of the supply chain of DAF Trucks for purchased metal components. 

Your main tasks are :

  • Benchmark competitors and suppliers for CO2 policies in the Truck/Passcar industry;
  • Propose tailored CO2 reduction targets for DAF Trucks' metal component supply chain;
  • Map energy usage and CO2 emissions in DAF Trucks' metal component supply chain;
  • Compare supplier performance in energy usage, costs, and investments for efficiency and CO2 reduction;
  • Propose initiatives to lower CO2 emissions by investigating production location, energy types, and investments.


What do you bring:

We are looking for:

  •  An Industrial, Supply Chain or Mechanical Engineering student looking for an opportunity to work in an automotive industry sustainability project;
  • Contribute to real-world CO2 reduction strategies in the supply chain;
  • Great in analyzing data, propose initiatives, and willing to collaborate with the best professionals in the industry;
  • Open to gain experience in sustainability, data analysis, and project management;
  • Combine engineering skills with environmental impact.

What do 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,- (Bachelor) and € 450,- (Master) 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.


For more information you can contact with Luc Verhorevoort (Campus Recruiter) on phone number 040-2142616.

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Why with ACE

  • Network with other ACE interns / graduates and join our automotive network.
  • Gain acces to knowledge at other automotive companies and graduates trough the ACE network.
  • Eligible for the ACE student award with your graduation assignment.