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.

General information

Job Function: 07 - Quality

Department: 07 - 04 - Microbiology/Sterilization

Date Published: 13-Jan-2022

Job Type: Student

Description & Requirements

Global Food Safety and Quality Intern

We have an excellent opportunity available for a result driven Bachelor or Master student who is interested in making a difference in Global Food Safety and Quality at Kraft Heinz! You will be supporting the Global Food Safety and Quality department for Food safety and Quality System and processes while developing to your fullest potential within this internship.

The Positions

Every internship at Kraft Heinz Netherlands offers unique opportunities to develop new knowledge and skills- gain real business experience- get exposure to senior leadership and attend tailored trainings. As an intern you will take ownership of projects and work closely with the business on day-to-day challenges. 

Responsibilities and tasks throughout the various roles can include:

  • Support project coordination- communication and documentation activities within:
  • Food Safety and Quality Risk Mitigation Projects including review and update of our quality processes and systems associated with product lifecycle management
  • Food Safety and Quality Process Improvement for processes- data- reporting and systems
  • Coordination and collation of information on improvements- KPI’s and monitoring process of improvements
  • Identify- track- report and support in updating and communicating information related to key performance indicators (KPI’s).
  • Analyzing Information and supporting the global management team


Job requirements:

  • You are enrolled at a European university during at least 50% of the duration of the internship. 
  • You are at the end of your bachelor- or in your master’s degree. 
  • Food Processing or Food/Quality Background in general
  • You have good knowledge of the English language- both written and spoken. 
  • NOTE: EU working rights are required (You either have EU citizenship or you are studying in the Netherlands).

Professional Attributes:

Resilience: Let’s go for it! You’re able to bounce back after a disappointment or set back- big or small. And always continue to move onward & upward.

Result driven: You don’t only focus on your own results- but always do what’s best for the company.

Communication Skills: At Kraft Heinz you’ll easily be exposed to senior management- no matter your level. Therefore- it’s important you have excellent communication skills- to deal with all kinds of different stakeholders.

Confident / Ability to give pushback: You’re a go getter- you’re not easily thrown off your game- not even when you get resistance. 

Curiosity- proactiveness & enthusiasm: You’re a self-starter! Always curious- positive and enthusiastic- people know you as the driver of the team. You’re willing to make a change within Kraft Heinz and to improve your skills and knowledge. 

Project management skills: Time management has no secrets for you. You’re organized- structured and always have an overview of all the deliverables. You know how to bring multiple projects to a successful ending within the given timeframe.

Team player: Achieving results is nice but achieving results with the team is simply the best. You’re a team player- which means you’re sometimes a leader- sometimes a follower but always working towards the same common goal together with your teammates. 

Recruitment process:

CV selection based on eligibility requirements Online Pymetrics assessment Online Pymetrics video interview  Online Screening Interview via Microsoft Teams Online 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:

Program start date:  January / February 2022

Duration: 6 months

Allowance: 625 euro per month (40hrs- 5 days) & full reimbursement of travel expenses

Location: Amsterdam- Nijmegen

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. Please note that you do need to relocate to the Netherlands for the internship. At Kraft Heinz- we provide the playing field. You change the game. Are you up for the challenge?  

COVID-19 update:

Like any other company- Kraft Heinz has been affected by the regulations surrounding COVID-19. Currently- the Amsterdam office offers a limited number of workspaces to guarantee employee safety. In line with the upcoming government recommendations- Kraft Heinz is transitioning to a hybrid way of working.

Kraft Heinz has adapted well to the COVID-19 restrictions and there is currently an online-onboarding day. You will receive the full allowance and a company provided laptop- as well as a reimbursement to enhance your work from home environment.  Please note that this might change as we transition into the new ways of working.

Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity


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Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity