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R&D Technology Solutions Intern

Posted 11 Jul 2024
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0 to 1 years
Full-time / part-time
Full-time
Job function
Salary
€525 per month
Degree level
Required languages
English (Fluent)
Dutch (Fluent)

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Job Description

Join us as R&D Technology Solutions Intern at our international headquarters in Utrecht, starting in September 2024. In this internship, you will perform your own research project related to new ingredients, coffee and process technologies and assist in general activities of the team (organizing tastings, supporting pilot plant trials and data analysis.

Your key activities will be:

  • Experimentation & Optimization: Optimize existing Coffee & Ingredient processing methods by leading and conducting lab or pilot plant experiments.
  • Technology Implementation: Support the implementation of new technologies and equipment in the pilot line.
  • Data Analysis: Analyse data to identify trends and propose innovative solutions
  • Knowledge Capture: Contribute knowledge sharing by the development of standard operating procedures (SOPs) and Best Practices for process technology improvement

Supported by a commendable 4.5 Glassdoor rating and 94% intern recommendation score, we pledge to provide you with a unique learning journey as part of our Global R&D team, where you'll gain hands-on experience in food engineering, problem-solving and multidisciplinary insights into chemistry, engineering, and food science.

What's in it for you?

  • A monthly internship allowance of €525 (full-time)
  • Travel compensation if you don't have a free public transport card
  • Paid holidays for each internship term
  • Two weeks of remote working anywhere in Europe (EEA)
  • The chance to learn from the best R&D professionals out there!

Qualifications

Are you bursting with fresh ideas and a hunger for learning? We want you!

Here's what we're looking for:

  • Academic Program: You are enrolled in a bachelor or master's program for the entirety of the internship, preferably in Food Science, Chemistry or Food technology
  • Skillset: You possess strong MS Office skills and fluent proficiency in speaking and written English – Having some similar hands-on experience with food research activities is always a benefit.
  • Personal traits: You have a structured approach, a driven and energetic personality, excellent communication and people skills, and the ability to work both in a team and independently.
  • Commitment: You are ready to dedicate at least 5 months to this internship, preferably from September 2024 to February 2025.
  • Availability: You can join the internship for 5 days per week, including three days in-office and one or two days remotely, ensuring an ideal balance between collaboration and independence.

As we hope to have piqued your interest, please ensure you also meet the eligibility criteria and academic requirements:

  • Your internship should be included in your study curriculum and directly contribute to your academic results.
  • Your educational institution is willing to sign a collaboration agreement with JDE Peet's and when joining our Research departments, also sign an NDA agreement for internships.
  • You are either an EU(EEA) student residing in the Netherlands during the internship or a Non-EU(EEA) student enrolled living in the Netherlands during the internship.

JDE is onderdeel van JDE Peet's, het grootste 'pure-play' koffie- en theebedrijf in de wereld, met het hoofdkantoor in Nederland. Al ruim 265 jaar worden we geïnspireerd door de gedachte 'it's amazing what can happen over a cup of coffee'. Vandaag de dag creëren we kansen in meer dan 100 landen met een portfolio van meer dan 50 koffie- en…


JDE is onderdeel van JDE Peet's, het grootste 'pure-play' koffie- en theebedrijf in de wereld, met het hoofdkantoor in Nederland. Al ruim 265 jaar worden we geïnspireerd door de gedachte 'it's amazing what can happen over a cup of coffee'. Vandaag de dag creëren we kansen in meer dan 100 landen met een portfolio van meer dan 50 koffie- en theemerken. Denk aan karaktervolle merken zoals Douwe Egberts, L’OR, Jacobs, Senseo en Pickwick.

Verleg je grenzen en geef vorm aan je carrière bij JDE!

FMCG
Utrecht
Active in 100 countries
2,000 employees
50% men - 50% women
Average age is 41 years