Internship Developing potato product

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Are you a 3rd or 4th-year university of applied sciences (HBO) student food technology or similar? And are you looking for a challenging internship starting at the end of 2019 or beginning 2020 for a duration of 3-6 months? Cosun R&D offers you an interesting assignment!

Cosun R&D is the knowledge and expertise center of Cosun, located in the Cosun Innovation Center in Dinteloord. Cosun R&D provides services to the Cosun business groups and their customers by sharing its know-how and experience in a wide range of (R&D) competences. With this knowledge, our colleagues at Cosun R&D help coordinate and initiate research and development Cosun wide. Additionally, Cosun R&D works together with the business groups to develop new and innovative applications of biomass. Our Cosun Innovation Center facilitates in experimental setups for process analyses, research laboratories, a pilot plant, and our very own bakery, for testing new concepts. You can count on a challenging assignment and personal attention and guidance.

What are you going to do?
During the internship, you will develop in depth knowledge about the functional ingredients that are applied in a recipe of a potato product and the behavior of these ingredients during the products final application. Results are obtained by researching different types of new ingredients, adjusting concentrations and making proposals on improvements. To formulate and execute the experiments, laboratory and application equipment are available. The product is measured on key properties that need to comply with the product claims. Statistics are applied to ensure that the right results are obtained. The subject for this internship is formulated in collaboration with Aviko, one of the businessgroups of Royal Cosun.

What do you bring?
Are you studying food technology or similar, pragmatic and with good social skills? Would you like to do research on complex recipes to come up with solutions for specific market demands? At Cosun R&D you will have a challenging subject to focus on.

Furthermore, we ask:
  • A pro-active, independent attitude and drive;
  • fluently spoken and written English and/or Dutch;
  • knowledge of- and experience with MS Office (Word, Excel, and Powerpoint).

Where are you going to work?
During your internship, you will be located at our Cosun Innovation Center in Dinteloord.

How to apply?
Are you interested in this challenging assignment? Please apply directly via the button below the job description on www.werkenbijcosun.nl to submit your CV and motivation letter. Richard Bakx (HR officer) will take your application into consideration. For more information about this position, please contact Jan-Pieter Blaauwhoed, manager support & improvement 0165-582851