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Product Database Internship - Sun Products

Hours per week
40 hours


GrandVision is a global leader in optical retailing and delivers high quality and affordable eye care to more and more customers around the world. The high quality eye care offered by GrandVision includes a wide range of services provided by its vision expert, prescription glasses including frames and lenses, contact lenses and contact lens care products, and sunglasses both plain and with prescription lenses. These products are offered through leading optical retail banners which operate more than 40 countries across Europe, the Americas, the Middle East and Asia. GrandVision serves its customers in over 7,000 stores and with more than 36,000 employees which are proving every day that in EYE CARE, WE CARE MORE.


Some key figures:

  • 7,000+ stores in more than 40 countries
  • 30 retail banners
  • over 700,000 store visitors per day
  • ~16 million prescription glasses sold
  • Revenue 2017: EUR 3,5 billion
  • EBITDA 2017: EUR 552 million
  • Over 36,000 employees


Developing Careers & Potential

Within all GrandVision companies we recruit for a career, not just a job. We are passionate about customer satisfaction and develop our people to look for growth potential within the job and within the company. Our preference is to always promote internally where possible. So, wherever people start, there’s always somewhere else to go. We strive for continuous improvement and our new recruits help us to further raise the future potential of our company.

Our whole business is full of people who have gone on to achieve a successful career through experiencing a variety of different roles in different locations and area of our business. We continually support and develop our people who have the desire, ambition and potential to grow.

Product Database Internship, Amsterdam Area

The product database intern will work in the Global Category Management team for the Sun products. The internee will be familiarized with the retail fashion industry in regards to the sun attributes, will learn the products and the catalogue selection process (Open to Buy).

Reports to

Category Master Data Specialist

Main purpose of the role

  • Responsible for hands-on execution and maintenance of the master data

  • Ensures compliance with policies and processes around data attributes

  • Ensures new data elements are not duplications of existing core data

  • Responsible for the inactivation of incorrect data elements

  • Performs day-to-day activities around maintaining enterprise master data

  • Works with Business Owners and Master Data Administrators (GMDO) to help troubleshoot data issues

  • Monitors, validates, and executes data creation and change requests in data hub in an accurate and timely manner

  • Identifies master data exceptions, and further analyze and resolve exceptions

  • Executes data cleansing, data enrichment and testing cycles for system upgrades and projects.

Core competencies/ Personal attributes

Highly adaptable to new environments; with a natural ability to embrace learning and develop through experience.

Required qualification/level of education

  • Current student pursuing a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science or related IT field

  • Good knowledge of MS Office

  • Proficiency in Excel is a must, including experience with pivot tables and formulas.

Key skills, knowledge and experience

  • Ability to work independently when required

  • Discretion, good judgment and organizational ability

  • Must be detail oriented, punctual and efficient

  • Perform multiple, technical tasks with a need to consistently upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions

  • Researches and resolves challenging problems independently, as well as part of a team

  • Ability to convert data into formats required for various software applications and reports

  • Willing to travel occasionally

  • Excellent English oral and written communication skills


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Application process

1. Apply
2. 1st interview
3. 2nd interview
4. Offer
5. Hired

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