General information

All posting locations: Nijmegen, , Netherlands

Job Function: 10 - R&D

Date Published: 24-Nov-2022

Ref #: R-63704

Description & Requirements

Culinary/Sensory/CTI Intern

Start date: January 2023

Duration: 5 to 6 months

Platform/Project: Multiple Teams (please see below).

Location: Nijmegen

Basic Requirements for all:

  • You should have strong communication skills and fluency in English- both written and verbal (Dutch is not a requirement except CTI but other languages are a plus)
  • You are enrolled at a university for at least 50% study load for the duration of the internship.
  • NOTE: EU working rights are required (Either you have EU Citizenship- you are studying in the Netherlands or have relevant student work visa)

Teams:

  • Customer Culinary Excellence
  • Customer Technical Insights
  • Culinary

Customer Culinary Excellence (January)

Join the INZ Consumer & Culinary Experience R&D team in Nijmegen in developing our Food Trend Tool for the International zone. You will be working with a team of consumer scientists- chefs and nutritionists- as well as interacting with our Consumer Insights colleagues in order to develop an interactive and easy to use Food Trend Tool accessible to a large community of people with very different profiles.

  • During the internship you will need to identify- develop- and implement an interactive tool easy for people to search for the specific information they are looking for.
  • As different people having different needs you will need to develop the tool architecture and key interactivity needed to satisfy all the key users’ expectations
  • You will have to combine qualitative- quantitative data- as well as power points presentations.
  • The final tool will need to be intuitive- easy to access within the International Zone- easy to update with new set of data and easy to export data for project support.  

Specific Team Requirements:

  • Master student with classes on web design and data analysis
  • Data visualization (Tableau) knowledge is crucial
  • Experience with interactive page design is preferred
  • You are an independent team worker with a scientific mindset.

Customer Technical Insights (January)

Join the INZ CTI/CX R&D team in Nijmegen in developing our Benchmarking program. You will be working with a team of consumer scientists- scoping- investigating and implementing our benchmarking program within the international zone.

Assignments and key activities:

  • During the internship you will first focus on the way to better capitalize on existing information- compiling- communicating- and making sure the information is available for our BUs.
  • You will define the kind of information of interest- the accessibility to this information and the best way to analyze it.
  •  In addition- you will focus on a standardize proposal for upcoming benchmarking studies to ensure stronger capitalization on data collected within the BUs in the International zone. It will be the new framework for our upcoming benchmarking studies

Specific Team Requirements:

  • Food Science Master student with classes on Sensory and Consumer Research
  • Affinity with statistics and data analysis
  • Fluent in communication in English AND Dutch
  • Previous projects in sensory and consumer research is preferred
  • Previous internship in CTI area is a plus
  • You are an independent team worker with a scientific mindset.

Culinary (January)

Join the INZ Culinary R&D team in Nijmegen in exploring and discovering new unforgettable taste for our Taste Elevation category (sauces) and Meals category. You will be working with a team of R&D chefs- exploring new tastes- techniques or technologies that should deliver the KH innovations of the future. 

Assignments and key activities:

  • During the internship you will focus on specific technique/technology(ies) (TBD) to understand the impact of the technology on our products- its added value and challenges as well as its versatility.
  • The overall outcome should be about delivering insights on the performance of the technology as well as the value proposition it can deliver to our consumer going forward.
  • The project will also look at the technology in a context of Value Engineering- delivering more for the consumers as well as for KH.

 Specific Team Requirements:

  • Bachelor/Master student in Culinary or Chef with classes on food design or food innovation
  • Interested in fast-moving consumer goods industry
  • Culinary skills are prerequisite
  • Experience in a restaurant is a plus
  • You can communicate fluently in English- are creative and can work independently and in a team.

Recruitment process:

CV selection based on hard requirements such as EU working rights   Online Pymetrics assessment Online Pymetrics video assessment Online Screening Interview via Microsoft Teams Hiring manager interview   Amazing internship opportunity that can kickstart your career!   

Note: The recruitment process can take 4/6 weeks in total 

What we offer you:

We take interns seriously. You can expect from us to give you 1-on-1 mentorship from one of our experienced colleagues. We will work together on your personal learning goals and are keen to hear all good ideas you have! We will give you the space and support to make mistakes and grow. Become a part of a close intern community as well as a young and ambitious work environment (including online).

As a Kraft Heinz intern you’ll be the owner of your own projects and especially of your own career. At Kraft Heinz- we provide the playing field. You change the game. Are you up for the challenge?   

About Us 

The Kraft Heinz Company is one of the largest food and beverage companies in the world- with eight $1 billion+ brands and global sales of approximately $25 billion. We’re a globally trusted producer of high-quality- great-tasting- and nutritious foods for over 150 years. Our brands are truly global- with products produced and marketed in over 40 countries. These beloved products include condiments and sauces- cheese and dairy- meals- meats- refreshment beverages- coffee- infant and nutrition products- and numerous other grocery products in a portfolio of more than 200 legacy and emerging brands. 

We spark joy around mealtime with our iconic brands- including Heinz- Kraft- Bull's-Eye- HP- Lea and Perrins- Quero- ABC- Master- Banquete- Plasmon- Orlando- Benedicta- Honig- Pudliszki- Wattie’s among others. 

No matter the brand- we’re united under one vision: To sustainably grow by delighting more consumers globally. Bringing this vision to life is our team of 39-000+ food lovers- creative thinkers- and high performers worldwide. Together- we help provide meals to those in need through our global partnership with Rise Against Hunger. We also stand committed to responsible- sustainable practices that extend to every facet of our business- our consumers- and our communities. Every day- we’re transforming the food industry with bold thinking and unprecedented results. If you share our passion – and are ready to create the future- build a legacy- and lead as a global citizen – there’s only one thing to do: join our table and let’s make life delicious! 

Our Culture of Ownership- Meritocracy & Collaboration 

We're not afraid to think differently. Embrace new ideas. Dream big. We empower our people at every level – from entry-level intern to senior leader – to own their work. We share a responsibility to think like Owners – to be mindful of the collective and sustained success of Kraft Heinz – which we apply to every situation- every day. As part of Kraft Heinz- you're supported to grow and achieve. You’re expected to bring your authentic self to work every day- to lead with humility- and drive outstanding performance at every level – and you’ll be rewarded. You’re given opportunities to leave a mark and build a legacy. But you won’t do it alone.  You’re supported by passionate teammates along the way- and our collective- collaborative spirit fuels our incredible progress. 

About Us

The Kraft Heinz Company is one of the largest food and beverage companies in the world, with eight $1 billion+ brands and global sales of approximately $25 billion. We’re a globally trusted producer of high-quality, great-tasting, and nutritious foods for over 150 years. Our brands are truly global, with products produced and marketed in over 40 countries. These beloved products include condiments and sauces, cheese and dairy, meals, meats, refreshment beverages, coffee, infant and nutrition products, and numerous other grocery products in a portfolio of more than 200 legacy and emerging brands.

No matter the brand, we’re united under one vision: To sustainably grow by delighting more consumers globally. Bringing this vision to life is our team of 39,000+ food lovers, creative thinkers, and high performers worldwide. Together, we help provide meals to those in need through our global partnership with Rise Against Hunger. We also stand committed to responsible, sustainable practices that extend to every facet of our business, our consumers, and our communities. Every day, we’re transforming the food industry with bold thinking and unprecedented results. If you share our passion – and are ready to create the future, build a legacy, and lead as a global citizen – there’s only one thing to do: join our table and let’s make life delicious!

Our Culture of Ownership, Meritocracy and Collaboration

We're not afraid to think differently. Embrace new ideas. Dream big. We empower our people at every level – from entry-level intern to senior leader – to own their work. We share a responsibility to think like Owners – to be mindful of the collective and sustained success of Kraft Heinz – which we apply to every situation, every day.

As part of Kraft Heinz, you're supported to grow and achieve. You’re expected to bring your authentic self to work every day, to lead with humility, and drive outstanding performance at every level – and you’ll be rewarded. You’re given opportunities to leave a mark and build a legacy. But you won’t do it alone. You’re supported by passionate teammates along the way, and our collective, collaborative spirit fuels our incredible progress.

Kraft Heinz is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Underrepresented Ethnic Minority Groups/Women/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity and other protected classes.