Internship Product Development at IFT Ingredients
* This internship is available for the period August 2016 till February 2017 *
For the Category Development IFT B2B, Intact Protein team, Operating Company DOMO in Wageningen, The Netherlands, we are looking for an: Entepreneurial IFT ingredients intern.
A successful operating company of FrieslandCampina, FrieslandCampina DOMO provides high quality ingredients for the global Infant & Toddler nutrition as well Medical Nutrition Industry. From milk and whey, our main raw material sources, we produce high quality spray-dried single ingredients, ranging from demineralized whey, whey & serum protein concentrates to milk & micellar casein concentrates. In the Intact Protein team we run our new product development projects, as well as projects to optimize our products & processes.
For this internship we offer you to participate in the running projects in our team, offering you the opportunity to learn the complete product development cycle from start to finish, as well as the different product technologies and related processes. So, the content of the internship is not fixed, but dependent on the running projects in the clusters. The work can range from literature search & reporting, analyses, lab- and pilot trials to factory trials. You will be supervised by an experienced Product Developer on a daily basis, but, dependent on the work and your skills, needs & entrepreneurship you can work independently. Along the way, you will often be responsible for planning and prioritizing your own work and dealing with deadlines. To apply, you will need to follow a Bachelor or Master in Food Science & Technology, including Dairy Science & Technology, with a general interest in development and applications of food ingredients.
In addition to the above-mentioned skills and experience, it is essential that you also have the following:
• Evidence of studying towards a BSc or MSc in Food Science and Technology or similar, including Dairy Science & Technology.
• Good English language skills, both written and spoken
FrieslandCampina does not only compensate its employees with monetary rewards. We also offer interesting and instructive internships / graduation assignments to promote development in your specific discipline. You will be given a great deal of responsibility during the internship and you can also count on good coaching and an appropriate internship salary. This is, after all, the most effective way to learn.
Being one of the world’s five largest dairy companies, FrieslandCampina (www.frieslandcampina.com) plays an important role in providing food for hundreds of millions of people all over the world on a daily basis. FrieslandCampina’s products include dairy-based beverages, infant & toddler nutrition (IFT), cheese, butter, cream, desserts and functional dairy-based ingredients. In addition to consumer products FrieslandCampina also supplies professional customers, the food industry and the pharmaceutical sector. FrieslandCampina’s activities are divided into four market-oriented business groups:
• Consumer Products Europe;
• Consumer Products International;
• Cheese, Butter & Milk powder and
If you are interested in this internship you are invited to fill out the application form to fulfil your ambitions within FrieslandCampina. We look forward to receiving your application. For further information about this position please contact Jurriaan Schlatmann (Manager Proteins at Domo R&D, +31(0) 6 53930707 /Jurriaan.Schlatmann@FrieslandCampina.com)