R&D Intern Packaging - Upfield

R&D Intern Packaging

Would you like to be involved in a variety of lab activities? Are you interested in food design and packaging?


Location: Wageningen, Netherlands

Hybrid, Lab Work 3-4 days/week

Start date: March 2023 (5-6 months)


About the position

We are looking for an enthusiastic and passionate R&D intern to support the Global Packaging team. You will work on a variety of daily lab activities such as mold qualification, specific data gathering, issuing reports, and other measurement activities on dedicated equipment. You offer punctual help during trials in pilot plant or factories. With this you gain knowledge on validations and development. You will support the organization of presentations by creating mock-ups and putting up stands.


So what does it take to be successful in this role?

You are currently enrolled as a student in a Dutch university in Food Science/Packaging/Design Program. Packaging experience is a plus. You are flexible, as you will work on a lot of lab activities and will not be linked to only one supervisor.


In return, we offer:

  • Hybrid working environment both in our fantastic Food Science Centre in Wageningenand at home
  • An opportunity to apply your knowledge in practice while working in a diverse international environment
  • 500€/month

At Upfield we encourage you to bring your ideas, your motivation and desire to succeed! This part of the role is up to you to complete.


What’s next

If this position sounds interesting, please hit the apply button now! If you have additional questions, you can contact me on Vilica.handoko@upfield.com.

We understand your resume might not be up to date, apply with what you have or your LinkedIn Profile. Upfield is dedicated to build an inclusive and diverse workplace, we understand that you might not hit all the requirements which are stated in the description, we really encourage you to apply anyways. You might just be the right candidate for this role or other roles.  

We would like to receive your application before January 27th, the selected candidates will have an interview with the hiring manager.

Upfield is an employer who is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and equal opportunities for all. We recruit based only on values, qualifications, performance, skills, behaviours, experience and knowledge. We ensure job adverts are free from unintentional bias.

No personal characteristics should be a barrier to joining Upfield and we prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other personal characteristic.