General information

All posting locations: Nijmegen, , Netherlands

Job Function: 10 - R&D

Date Published: 05-May-2023

Ref #: R-69495

Description & Requirements

Start date: 15th September 2023

Duration: 5 to 6 months

Location: Nijmegen

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 be part of the Culinary Innovation team focusing on our future pipeline or optimizing the usage of our current portfolio.
  • You can take the lead in setting up a new culinary sub platform focusing on the taste benefit of fermentation or creating an activation tool with our dedicated FoodService equipment. 
  • The overall outcome should be about delivering insights on the performance of the assignment as well as the value proposition it can deliver to our consumers going forward.


  • 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 are creative and can work independently and in a team.
  • 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)

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

Kraft Heinz is a global food company with a delicious heritage. With iconic and emerging food and beverage brands around the world, we deliver the best taste, fun and quality to every meal table we touch. We’re on a mission to disrupt not only our own business, but the global food industry. A consumer obsession and unexpected partnerships fuel our progress as we drive innovation across every part of our company.

Around the world, our people are connected by a culture of ownership, agility and endless curiosity. We also believe in being good humans, who are working to improve our company, communities, and planet. We’re proud of where we’ve been – and even more thrilled about where we’re headed – as we nourish the world and lead the future of food.

Why Us

We grow our people to grow our business. We champion great people who bring ambition, curiosity, and high performance to the table as the guardians of our beloved and nostalgic brands. Good isn't good enough. We choose greatness every day by challenging the ordinary and making bold decisions. All while celebrating our wins - and our failures – as we work together to lead the future of food.

Challenging the status quo takes talent. We invest in your purpose and potential by developing skills and nurturing strengths that leave a legacy on our business and a lasting impact on your career. Because great people make great companies, and we’re growing something great here at Kraft Heinz.

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