General information

All posting locations: Nijmegen, , Netherlands

Job Function: 10 - R&D

Date Published: 01-May-2023

Ref #: R-69500

Description & Requirements

Start date: 15th September 2023
Duration: 5 to 6 months
Platform/Project: Developments of Sustainable Flexible Packaging
Location: Nijmegen

Assignments and key activities:
-    Participate in new packaging design & materials development-
-    Supporting sustainable packaging projects (mainly Flexible Packaging). 
o    Scouting of new technologies: identify materials and converting solutions (Technical research- Meetings with suppliers- Creativity sessions- Consumers Insights analysis...) 
o    Feasibility study:  verification of the technical feasibility (Tests in the lab- Trials on the production lines...). Estimation of  the material costs and investments. Benchmarking versus standard. Life Cycle Analysis. Compliance with regulations- recycling process… 

-    You are a Packaging Engineering/Technology- Chemistry Engineering- Product Sustainability 4th year Bachelor or Master student with classes on packaging technology- polymers and sustainability.
-    You have knowledge in packaging materials- packaging process- packaging legislations- packaging end of life process- and packaging lab tests.  
-    Knowledge in sustainability is crucial.
-    Internship experience in packaging development or food/cosmetic/pharmaceutical company/packaging supplier is a plus.
-    You should have strong communication skills and fluency in English- both written and verbal (Dutch is not a requirement 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: 
1.    CV selection based on hard requirements such as EU working rights  
2.    Online Pymetrics assessment
3.    Online Pymetrics video assessment
4.    Online Screening Interview via Microsoft Teams
5.    Hiring manager interview  
6.    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.