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Product Development Intern

Geplaatst 23 jan. 2023
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0 tot 1 jaar
Full-time / part-time
Full-time
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Engels (Vloeiend)

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To contribute towards the delivery of Global Food projects by developing innovative product solutions, in order to deliver the Global Innovation program.

The job holder will be required to develop an understanding of the technical needs and capabilities across the regions and learn more about the ability to influence regional and global stakeholders across several business functions (including but not limited to R&D, Commercial, Supply and Marketing).

They will be required to collaborate closely with the technical project leader and product development lead to enable technical solutions to be developed and delivered.

They will typically work across projects simultaneously, supporting the lead developer, and must be able to prioritize effectively.

The job holder will receive technical and developmental support from their Line Manager, Technical Project Leaders and the team to ensure tasks are successfully delivered.

What are we looking for?

  • Degree in Food Science, Food Engineering, Food Chemistry or Biochemistry. Alternatively, Culinary education/training with secondary education in food science
  • Prior experience in product development/ project management, Culinary/Kitchen/Restaurant experience
  • Project management experience
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Fluent in English (verbally and written)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, e.g. communication, relationship building, networking, team work

What would be your key responsibilities?

  • Supporting product developers to develop product solutions from initial concepts which deliver to defined consumer and customer benefits and ensuring these solutions deliver to a business model as part of the global strategy
  • Supporting product developers in the development and delivery of the Product Specification.
  • Learning about risk management of the product development workstream
  • Driving the product development workstream to ‘technical readiness’
  • Supporting product developers in the quantification and description of Key Quality Attributes through iterative prototyping, sensory evaluation, and consumer research (in collaboration with sensory and consumer scientists)
  • Providing high quality formal and informal communication on the progress of the product development workstream
  • Supporting product developers with product performance (especially taste), recipe costs and nutritional profile
  • Supporting product developers in adapting propositions to local market requirements where needed
  • Support business and team objectives
  • Support the team with culinary related activities and events

What can you expect from Mars?

  • Flexible working that promotes a work-life balance
  • Opportunity to work with some of the top retailers
  • The opportunity to learn and develop, with industry-leading learning and development

We are a family owned global business. It gives us freedom to think in generations, not in years. It gives us responsibility to make decisions carefully. What we decide today should be the right way tomorrow. Our tomorrow starts with how we do business today.
As a Mars Associate, you have our ongoing commitment to your development as you work...


We are a family owned global business. It gives us freedom to think in generations, not in years. It gives us responsibility to make decisions carefully. What we decide today should be the right way tomorrow. Our tomorrow starts with how we do business today.
As a Mars Associate, you have our ongoing commitment to your development as you work across our world famous brands. We tailor our mentoring and coaching to each individual. We help you build a better tomorrow, through support today.

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