Supply Chain & Production Intern 2023

Salary Unpaid

Join a Silicon-Valley backed scale-up in the heart of Aarhus!

WasteHero is a Danish tech scale-up working to solve the problem of inefficient waste collection through smart software and hardware technologies. We’re focused on helping local authorities and organizations save on resources by implementing data-driven waste collection. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg.

Join our organisation as a full-time Supply Chain Intern.


About the Role

As a Supply Chain & Production Intern at WasteHero, you will have an essential role in bringing our products to production. You will have direct contact with the production factories. You will be able to challenge yourself by optimizing existing production processes.

You will:

  • Get new products into production

  • Optimize delivery time and logistics

  • Work independently with own responsibilities

  • Work closely with engineers in the sensor product team

  • Work closely with the sales department

  • Take responsibility for big deliveries and deliver on time

  • Optimize and automate PO system



To be a good fit for this role, you should enjoy working with production of advanced electrical products and other similar products. 

Your responsibilities will be to:

  • Update/improve existing NPI processes and documents

  • Update/improve existing SOP processes and documents

  • Prepare needed data packages (PCB files, BOM lists etc.)

  • Create PO’s 

  • Do BOM cost-down

  • Do inventory management

  • Communicate with manufacturers and suppliers globally

About You

You are a curious, self-motivated and communicative person who has a strong desire to learn and is ready to join a scale-up with few formal procedures and limits. 

  • Studying or have studied in the field of supply chain, value chain management, logistics, production, electrical engineering, or similar background

  • Able to to get a product from idea to a mass-scale production

  • Have good knowledge about supply chain and logistics 

  • It will be an advantage if you have basic electrical/hardware understanding e.g. knows how to read PCB design


Why Apply

  • When you intern at WasteHero, you’re not just an intern, you’re an important part of our team. You’ll be handed responsibility and freedom for your tasks, but your work mates will always be here to support your development when you need a helping hand.

  • Become part of a company that is working towards solving important global challenges through technology. SDG #11 is our focus.

  • Plenty of room for growth and initiative.

  • A fast-paced, collaborative start-up environment.

  • The WasteHero team is from all over. Denmark, Australia, Spain, England, India, Hungary, Taiwan, Italy - we’re a mixed bag! And we like it that way. We welcome Danes and Internationals alike, so you’ll always feel at home at WasteHero.


  • A rooftop with great views when it’s sunny, and cozy (erm, read competitive) table tennis tournaments when it’s rainy. Win, win.

  • Our office is nestled in the heart of Aarhus, between Dokk1 and Street Food.

  • Free coffee/snacks.

  • Social outings with the team.

What you need to know

The internship is unpaid and full-time to fit with your University's requirements. The internship runs for five to six months, depending on your needs.

The start date is flexible and can be arranged to fall on the 1st of January, February or March.

We'll be reviewing applications on an ongoing basis. 

For more information or questions please contact us at

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.

Free office snacks
Free office snacks

Peckish after lunch? We got your back with soft drinks, treats and fruit.

Skill development
Skill development

We want to take you from good to great.

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Working at

90% of the world’s waste is collected at the wrong time. At WasteHero, we help cities and businesses reduce their CO2 emissions and collection costs by as much as 50% by monitoring the fill level in containers in real-time so we can dispatch collections at just the right time. We are a fast-growing and ambitious scale-up with a solution touching customers in 50+ countries and are backed by Silicon Valley investors. We are determined to be a world-leading provider of the most sustainable and cost-efficient solution for modern waste management software 🚀 Are you ready to join our mission to redefine the category for modern-day waste management software to save the world? 🍀

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