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Internship Research & Development - Processing

Job ID:
R-35084
Category:
Research/Development
Location:
Wageningen, Gelderland
Date posted:
03/31/2022

Are you a student and interested in working at our Unilever Foods Innovation Centre in Wageningen? Is your passion in packaging, processing or nutrition? Or are you the next data science or formulation guru? Most importantly, are you looking for an exciting internship? Join us at Hive!

HIVE is Unilever’s Foods Innovation Centre and home to the product innovations of some of the world's favorite food brands like Knorr and Hellmann's. We offer you a dynamic environment in which people with energy, creativity and passion work together. There are good opportunities to pursue your professional and personal goals and develop yourself on national and international level.

Want to get an idea of what’s cooking in the Hive? Go check more information here.

As an R&D Intern at Hive focusing on Processing your key responsibilities & accountabilities could be (amongst others):

  • Working on the product specifications that deliver the required quality to our consumers and to achieve this with the available equipment, adjust the equipment or create, build and implement a new design;

  • Support the factories, help them to be more efficient or operate more sustainable;

  • Working on pilot plant and factory trails, for example:

    • Working on tool for flow characteristics comparison for dry powder products;

    • Focusing on the processing of savoury powder recipes;

    • Towards predicting pasty cube processability: Correlating lab scale deformation information towards paste extrusion;

  • …And many more interesting tasks & topics to give you the best possible learning experience!

What we offer:

  • An internship allowance of € 500,- gross per month; 

  • A travel allowance if you don’t have a student travel card; 

  • An exciting internship program with your fellow interns, such as an onboarding event and fun (virtual) activities;

  • The possibility to develop your personal and business skills via our extensive range of training programmes;

  • A flexible way of working;

  • A unique opportunity to look behind the scenes of one of the largest FMCG companies in the World!

What we ask:

  • You are available for 5 or 6 months from September 2022 (at least 32 hours a week);

  • You must be enrolled as a (3rd or 4th year) Bachelor or Master student;

  • A study food technology or processing, physics/physical chemistry and/or Engineering;

  • You have a great passion for foods & you’re analytically strong;

  • Fluent in English; both oral and written.

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