It’s amazing what can happen over a cup of coffee. At JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS, we’ve made it our mission to find out. Since day one, our people have been raising the bar, thinking fast and acting even quicker to make an impact that’s felt around the world.
JDE is home to some of the most well-known coffee brands in the world. Our coffee and tea portfolio is available in over 100 countries and includes iconic household names such as Jacobs, Tassimo, Moccona, Senseo, L’OR, Douwe Egberts, TiOra, Super, Kenco, Pilao and Gevalia. We’ve built our business on the belief that everyone deserves the coffee they love – no matter who you are, where you live or how you take it.
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.
As part of our Research, Development and Operations (RD&O) organization, the JDE Engineering function is on a journey to transition into a world-class organization delivering innovation and excellence for all JDE business ambitions. In this job opportunity, you will be part of the Global Engineering team reporting to the Global Director Engineering Capital Projects.
The tasks and responsibilities in this role:
Delivering technical support to all JDE plants in the field of Roast & Ground (R&G) coffee production
Advising on technical details of plans for the R&G equipment related to investment projects for all JDE Plants
Troubleshooting R&G equipment
Evaluation and increasing safety levels of all roasters in JDE
Drafting up and maintaining technical standards for R&G equipment and roaster safety
Participating in various projects as the technology expert
If you’re brimming with an entrepreneurial spirit and a drive to succeed, you’ll fit right in at JDE. Working globally and locally, our Associates have been positively influencing the world of coffee for over 265 years. We love people who are not afraid to try and who try until they get it right. We value strong convictions and encourage debate. And all this in an open, friendly environment where you can approach anyone and grow any way you like. For this role we’re looking for somebody with the ambition to become the next subject matter expert. But that’s not all, we’d also like it if you bring the following preferences in qualifications and skills:
Minimum of a Bsc in Process, Chemical or Mechanical Engineering.
A solid and proven background in the coffee industry
Excellent understanding of the relation between process and equipment
Knowledge of available R&G related techniques and equipment
Have a brought technical interest in production processes and mechanical engineering
Have continuous attention for safety aspects of Process and equipment
Have a drive to reduce the environmental impact of our operations
Next to an attractive and rewarding salary, we offer a variety of secondary conditions of employment.
Guaranteed year-end bonus
An additional number of ADV days
Remuneration for health, life- and other insurances
Discount on coffee and tea products
A flexible, international work environment with many career opportunities
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 two interviews. Pre-employment screening can be part of the recruitment process.