Internship/thesis assignment Aviko - Kitchen systems

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Are you a marketing or business management student and looking for an internship? Do you have a passion for data management and food? At Aviko we have your challenge ready!
What will you be doing?
Potato products are prepared in a wide range of foodservice kitchen systems. Think about the stor-age conditions, preparation and service of the potato products at e.g. restaurants like McDonalds and Burger King, but also at hospitals and in canteens. We already have a lot of knowledge about these kitchen systems, but it is of strategic relevance to use this knowledge to its full potential for e.g. the development and improvement of our products. Therefore, we want to set up a system how to gather, save and use this information. Your help is needed!
The internship will exist out of the following components:
  • Gain insight in kitchen systems through relevant literature
  • Set up a theoretical framework for kitchen systems in foodservice
  • Get to know kitchen systems used for potato products at end users
  • Collect insights in what knowledge about kitchen systems is of importance for Aviko to sup-port product and concept development
  • If time allows, advise on how to save the data
What do you have to offer?
  • Enrolment in a Marketing or Business Management course, like the master Management, Economics and Consumer Studies
  • An interest in using data and analytics to understand customers and kitchens systems
  • English writing and communication skills, Dutch is a pro
  • Working independently and flexible
What do we offer you?
Working at Aviko means working for a large and healthy company. You can expect:
  • A full time Msc internship / thesis placement (40h/week)
  • A divers assignment with both desk and field research
  • An informal and open work environment within an enthusiastic team
  • Possibility to get to know multiple departments within the company, cooperation with prod-uct development, marketing, market intelligence and strategy
Where are you going to work?
Aviko is a potato manufacturing company and one of the four largest in the world. We make fries, hash browns, gratins, chilled potato specialties, snacks and a whole lot more. Our product range is available throughout the world across restaurants, pubs and fast food operators and our retail range is available in for example the Dutch supermarkets. For this internship you will be located at our head office in Steenderen with the product development department.
Here’s how to apply
Are you interested in this vacancy? And are you looking to bring out the best in yourself? Click the link at the bottom of this page to apply now. Maaike Renssen will take your application into consideration. If you have any questions regarding the position, please feel free to contact our recruitment department.