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HR Intern, International Supply Chain

Date: Nov 7, 2022

Location: Madrid, MD, ES

Company: Beam Suntory

Beam Suntory is Crafting the Spirits that Stir the World. Rooted in two centuries of family heritage, Beam Suntory has evolved into the world's third largest leading premium spirits company ... where each employee is treated like family and trusted with legacy. With our greatest assets - our premium spirits and our people - we're driving growth through impactful marketing, innovation and an entrepreneurial spirit. Beam Suntory is a place where you can come Unleash your Spirit by making an impact each and every day.



HR Intern, International Supply Chain  



What makes this a great opportunity?

As a world leader in premium spirits, Beam Suntory is inspiring human connections. Inspired by our parent company Suntory’s ‘Yatte Minahare!’ spirit of dreaming big, our objective is to be the world’s most admired and fastest growing premium spirits company. With our ‘Growing for Good’ vision, we're driving growth through quality craftsmanship, consumer connections and the entrepreneurial spirit that built Beam over more than two centuries and guides Beam Suntory as a world leader in premium spirits today. The successful candidate will be joining an aspirational business and will play an important role on enabling the people capabilities of such a successful organization.


Reporting to the Senior HR Manager, International Supply Chain, this role has global exposure to HR, Supply Chain Fulfilment and S&OP teams in a multicultural environment. Beam Suntory is such a dynamic and growing organization where creative ideas are more than welcome.


Role Responsibilities

Internal Communication:

  • Create innovative ways to communicate and share our People agenda to our employees in the International Region.
  • Ensure there are frequent and robust communication platforms throughout the International Region.
  • Work in close partnership with the Global Supply Chain Fulfilment and S&OP teams to update their SharePoint site as well as training users on the platform.
  • Support translation for various newsletters including the Suntory University and DEI.



  • Coordinate the roll out of our Supply Chain and S&OP Competency framework and provide support to the teams as needed.
  • Support the Development planning agenda, by ensuring we can foster career growth with 70/20/10 development initiatives.
  • Become a super user of our Learning Management System to create the purposeful resources and tracking of people development initiatives (Leadership Competencies training), as well as documenting and creating processes.
  • Support Senior HR Managers on the creation and delivery of meaningful programs to develop our first line leaders people management capabilities.
  • Coordinate the delivery of leadership trainings at the plants, in terms of participants, timing, materials and resources needed.



  • Partnering with hiring managers to understand their needs and learning opportunities to provide useful techniques/tips to build their interviewing skills whilst ensuring a consistently fair approach.



  • Encourage an inclusive working environment by following up on the engagement and DEI action plans, supporting initiatives and events as needed.
  • Actively act as an ally building bridges for new employees to understand and participate on the work developed by the workstream within the International Region.



Qualifications & Experience

  • Education: University degree in Human Resources, Law, Labor Relations or Marketing with a keen interest in pursuing an HR career
  • Certifications/Licensure: Master’s degree in Human Resources, Marketing or Communications is a plus
  • Years of experience: No experience is required for this Internship
  • Travel 10%
  • Based in Madrid
  • Languages: Highly proficient in English, Spanish and French is a plus


Desired skillset:

  • Ability to work with highly confidential information. 
  • Great attention to the detail.
  • Work with a degree of autonomy and utilize the network as needed.
  • Responsiveness and preference for fast moving environments.
  • Orientation to results by keeping high working standards and achieving deadlines.
  • Highly organized individual who knows how to establish priorities.
  • Continuous improvement mindset with ability to put in place action plans to challenge status quo.
  • Communication and Presentation (verbal & written): Effectively transfers thoughts and expresses ideas orally or verbally in individual or group situations.
  • Ability to work with others in a virtual team environment




At Beam Suntory, people are our number one priority, and we believe our people grow together in diverse and inclusive environments where their unique insights, experiences and backgrounds are valued and respected. Beam Suntory is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, military veteran status and all other characteristics, attributes or choices protected by law. All recruitment and hiring decisions are based on an applicant’s skills and experience.