Packaging R&D Intern (6 months, starting March 2022)

Trainee- & Internships Utrecht Intern Netherlands

Job Description

Are you a student looking for an Internship starting around March 2022? 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? If you are, then keep reading! We pride ourselves on being able to offer interns a challenging experience in our daily work.
As the global packaging R&D team for JDE, our team is responsible for delivering packaging innovations and renovations in the areas of roast & ground, instant and single serve coffee. We’re looking for an intern with a packaging engineer/chemical or material engineer or industrial design background to support several key innovation and renovation initiatives. 
In your role as Packaging R&D intern, you will support the JDE packaging technologists in developing and delivering key innovations and renovations. Activities comprise:
-    Testing coffee packaging (leak testing, visual check, strength measurements)
-    Supporting (factory) trials
-    Reporting results
-    General support to the packaging R&D team in Utrecht


Do you fulfill the following requirements?
-    Technical background in chemical engineer, materials engineer, packaging technology, design, chemistry, industrial design or similar
-    Affinity for packaging technology and materials
-    Can work independently as well as in a team
-    Good organizational skills (organizing, reporting, etc.)
-    Good communication skills
-    Fluent in English (spoken and written)
-    You are highly motivated, an excellent communicator, and prepared to work in a fast-paced, dynamic international environment.

This role is for MBO (in the final phase of the study) or /HBO/Bachelor/Master students in the beginning phase of their studies for a minimum of 6 months internship at our Utrecht Research and Development Center. Please note that we are not able to provide a graduation project for you.
To be successful in this role you need to be enrolled at a University for the whole duration of the internship. Please note that if you are a non-EU citizen you need to be enrolled at a Dutch University to be considered as a candidate. 
The monthly internship allowance is € 450,- for a HBO/MBO student or € 500,- for a WO student, based on a fulltime 40 hour workweek. We also provide additional support if daily travelling to work is required. Please do keep in mind that we do not offer relocation and/or accommodation benefits for students coming from abroad. The internship starts at the beginning of March 2022, and is for a period of 6 months. 
•    January 2022: Application stage  
•    February 2022: Video Interviews  
•    Beginning of March: Start of internship  
To apply, please visit our LinkedIn page [Link], and include resume and cover letter before the 31st of January. 


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.

Additional Information

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.