For more than 265 years, JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS (JDE) is inspired by its belief that it’s amazing what can happen over a cup of coffee or tea. We are fuelled by our purpose of unleashing the possibilities of coffee and tea to create a better future. Today, our coffee & tea portfolio is available in more than 100 developed and emerging markets, through a portfolio of over 50 brands that collectively cover the entire category landscape led by leading household names such as L’OR, Jacobs, Senseo, Tassimo, Douwe Egberts, Old Town, Super, Pickwick and Moccona.
JDE is part of JDE Peet’s, the world’s largest pure-play coffee and tea company, headquartered in The Netherlands.
What’s it like to work at JDE?
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 – JDE: A coffee & tea for every cup.
At JDE, we're Made to Stand Out. Every day we are progressive in outlook, ambitious in nature, resourceful in action and decisive in approach, bringing coffee and tea moments to everyone around the world.
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 September 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 Supply Chain Quality intern, you will work together with Senior members of the Quality team actively managing the portfolio of JDE suppliers. This is a great opportunity to gain experience and exposure to various food product & packaging technologies, manufacturing techniques and to help the team strengthen supporting the development of tools and knowledge for the future.
Chance to learn the JDE way of assessing and onboarding new suppliers. Work with existing supplier on continuous improvement of their quality and food safety capabilities.
Being a part of digitalization journey of JDE Quality. Global roll out of supplier management tool.
Being instrumental in Coordination activity around planning supplier audits and visits and follow up activities.
Being able to assess sustainability capabilities of vendors and work closely to improve them.
Coordination activity around planning supplier audits and visits and follow up activities.
Opportunity to work on digitalization of Quality systems
Update and enrich the Supplier risk assessment matrix (Food Fraud and Food Defense)
Set Quality standard for e-commerce order preparation activities
Support the standardization of customer complaint management, prepare calculations, dashboards and quality reports
Do you fulfill the following requirements?
A student in Food tech/science or technology related subjects.
Good proficiency in MS Excel is essential, preferably some experience with statistical analysis and data visualization tools.
Good communication skills are essential as you will collaborate with people in various locations.
A “self-starter” with drive and energy, confident to work with minimal supervision.
Adaptable to new requirements.
Innovative problem solving skills
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 or Technology related subjects.
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 September 2021, and is for a period of 6 months.
May: Application stage
Mid-June: Video Interviews
June-July: Contract stage
Beginning of September: Start of internship
To apply, please visit our JDE Career Site (jacobsdouweegberts.com), and include resume and cover letter (please indicate interested team and/or type of projects in the cover letter) before the 31st of May.