At JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS we are inspired by our belief that it’s amazing what can happen over a cup of coffee. We are driven by the vision that everyone deserves the coffee they love. Today our coffee & tea portfolio is available in over 140 countries around the world through iconic household names including: Jacobs, Tassimo, Moccona, Senseo, L’OR, Douwe Egberts, Super, Kenco, Pilao & Gevalia.
What’s it like to work at JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS?
We are proud of our passionate, driven associates that challenge the status quo and pursue mastery in everything they do. Our goal is simple and ambitious – JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS: A coffee for every cup
Working with us means you’ll be making an impact in a fast-paced, collaborative environment. We work as a team, celebrating success and supporting one another. Our associates work with a diverse group of like-minded people, in an innovative environment committed to doing the right thing – all across the world. What you do here will get noticed.
Are you a student looking for an Internship starting at the beginning of March 2021? Are you looking for an internship that will offer you an assignment in one of our running projects and that will challenge you with a wide ranging variety of work and opportunity? Are you living in Europe and enrolled in a European University? If you are, then keep reading! We pride ourselves on being able to offer interns a challenging experience in our daily work.
In your role as New Product Development R&D Intern you will be given full responsibility and accountability for projects from the beginning of your placement and you’ll have an opportunity to fully integrate and actually make a difference. We offer internships in several of our New Product Development category teams including: Roast Whole Beans, Single Serve, Instant and Professional.
For the period starting in March 2021 we are recruiting for the following R&D units:
Product Development- Category teams:
We are recruiting for positions in the five following product development teams:
1. Single serve (capsules)
2. Instant Mixes
3. Pure Instant Innovation
4. Professional ingredients
5. Roast Coffee
6. Single Serve (Senseo)
If you are successful in any of these five positions you will work on your own research project related to recipe development in dairy and/or black coffee, improving brewing or product quality and innovating for our diverse product portfolio. In addition you will be supporting the activities of the team (organizing tastings and analyzing the results, recipe development, shelf life analysis of some products…).
You will be able to independently plan and execute experiments related to your project areas, as well as produce technical reports/presentations and periodically communicate key findings to stakeholders. You will be a part of one of the teams within R&D, but also have the opportunity to interact with your peers in other departments within and outside of R&D. In addition, at busy times, you may be expected to support other ongoing project activities outside of your immediate team and, for some disciplines, occasional international travel may be required.
To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter before the 30th of November. Please indicate interested team and/or type of projects in the motivation letter.
This role is for Master & Bachelor students in the final phase of their studies for a 6 months internship at our Utrecht Research and Development Center.
To be successful in this role you need to be enrolled at a University for the whole duration of the internship. Please note that non-EU students enrolled in EU University should have right to work for the whole extend of the internship.
Preferable degrees include: Food Science, Food Technology, Nutrition or Chemistry.
You are highly motivated, an excellent communicator, fluent in English, inquisitive, analytical and prepared to work in a fast-paced, dynamic international environment.
The monthly internship allowance is € 450,- for a HBO student or € 500,- for a WO student, based on a fulltime 40 hour workweek. The internship starts at the beginning of March 2021, and is for a period of 6 months.
Your application at JDE If you are interested in this career opportunity at JDE, hit the “I’m interested” button and upload your application. After receiving your application we will do our utmost to give you quick feedback. Part of the recruitment procedure at JDE will be an online assessment, followed by interviews. A pre-employment check can be part of the recruitment process.