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    Full-time Position
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  • Languages
    English
  • Experience Required
    Entry
  • Degree Required
    Bachelor
    • Province
      Utrecht
    • Date Posted
      November 23,2020
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    Strategic Technologies R&D Internship

    Company Description

    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.


    Job Description

    Are you a student looking for an Internship starting on 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 Strategic Technologies 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.

    For the Strategic Technologies positions we are recruiting for two intern positions

    • Grinding and densification: research in these technologies is an important driver for the development of new processes for coffee manufacturing. This project will mainly focus on effects of different process parameters on physical properties of the Roast & Ground coffee. The work load of the successful candidate will include pilot plant trials and analysis of the chemical physical properties of the resulting product. Finally data analysis and interpretation and communication of the results.
    • Industrial Extraction Fundamentals: research in this area is an important driver for future development of new technologies for stabilization of coffee concentrates to minimize aroma degradation. The project activities are focusing on set-up and execution of both laboratory and pilot plant trials, analyses of properties of trial products, data analysis of process settings and product properties and interpretation (modelling) and reporting of these findings. 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.

    Qualifications

    This role is for Master 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: Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, & Food Technology.

    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.

    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.


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