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    Full-time Position
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  • Degree Required
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    • Date Posted
      January 21,2022
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    Internship: Product Development Analyst (Research and Innovation)

    About the job

    Are you passionate about research and innovation and always wanted to know how things are made in an international environment? Do you have an eye for details and drawn to data management? Then apply now and become our new Product Development Analyst intern starting in February 2022 at the office in Utrecht, NL!

    You will have the chance to support R&I team to co-drive the future of CBU by driving innovations, renovations, and the productivity brand pipeline in collaboration with Sales / Marketing, Sourcing and Operations departments. You will help to ensure the creation of consumer-centric product briefs with the goal of delivering a superior, sustainable, and cost-effective product experiences; and ensure the successful development of technical solutions with R&I Europe.

    You will have the opportunity to get to know and learn the basics of what entails to be a product developer and analyzer in a multinational company. Analysis, reporting and presenting solutions & recommendations will be an essential part of your role and contribute to the team and your development as a Product Development Analyst within Danone by taking on the different angles from research and testing, data management as well as marketing and consumer insights.

    Throughout this internship, you will have to prove your precision when it comes towards data management as well as your strategic and creative side when it comes to designing and testing prototypes.

    You must have become curious to know what responsibilities you would have? You will be asked to:

    • Organize and contribute to cross functional tasting sessions – set up, tasting of the actual prototypes, consolidation and analysis of the results
    • To profound R&I NL Danone product, pack, communication, and competitor ‘s database and its animation & co-responsible for its diagnosis with the Product Design, Health & Nutrition and senior design UX managers
    • Keep an eye on market products and ingredients (composition, nutrition, communication)
    • Enhance the R&I voice for one of our growth-space strategy by implementing customer behavior into new creative prototypes
    About you

    You should definitely be a strategic R&I thinker with a hands on approach, who is not afraid to work autonomously and be rigorous towards data as well as proactive when it comes to designing and testing prototypes.

    You have:
    • An analytical mindset with excellent Excel and PowerPoint skills;
    • An eye for detail to the quality of information provided and you are reliable;
    • The ability to challenge situations, act with resilience and manage stakeholders;
    • Great team spirit with strong communication skills;
    • An interest in marketing and combining customer preferences into product design

    There are also some compulsory requirements:
    • You are an enrolled Master student in program related to Food Technology or a relevant field (non-EU citizens are only eligible to apply if they are enrolled in a Dutch university);
    • You are fluent in English – oral and written; Dutch and/or French are considered a plus
    • You can start in February for at least 6 months, 5 days per week;
    • You are able to work in Utrecht if the COVID-19 situation allows us
    • Please note that you are required to relocate to the Netherlands (if abroad) for this internship and get a BSN number.
    About us

    Danone’s mission is bringing health through food to as many people as possible and we want to invite people to join the movement for a healthier world. We recognize the power people have to impact the world through their daily choices. Healthy food needs a healthy planet, and this is what our new signature One Planet One Health embodies.

    Due to our culture, based on freedom and empowerment, Danone becomes the environment where every day can be a fresh adventure - full of new possibilities and opportunities to learn. We offer a gross monthly internship allowance* of 450 (HBO students) or 550 (University students) euros per month and a home working allowance/contribution towards travel if required. Please do keep in mind that we do not offer relocation and/or accommodation benefits for students coming from abroad.
    • Please be aware that you must acquire a BSN number to receive the full internship allowance.

    Hit the “apply now” button. As we screen candidates on a regular basis, we recommend you apply as soon as possible. The recruitment process for internships is as follows: Stage One – submit your application with your CV and Cover Letter via our career website; Stage Two – we would like to get to know you better through answering some questions which you will submit via video (or a written) format; Stage Three – we will invite you to an interview with your team. Please keep in mind that it might occur that we will perform slight changes to this process.

    To comply with GDPR regulations, we cannot process your personal data without given consent. Therefore, we strongly recommend applying directly via our careers website.

    Need more information? Please contact Lara Belko via

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