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Manufacturing Process Engineering

Chemical/Manufacturing/Process.

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About JDE:

JDE is home to some of the most well-known coffee brands in the world. To date, our coffee and tea portfolio is available in over 140 countries and includes iconic household names such as Kenco, L’OR, Tassimo and Douwe Egberts. We’ve built our business on the belief that everyone deserves the coffee they love – no matter who you are, where you live or how you take it.

Why work at JDE?

5 Interns tell us what they love about working at JDE.

About the role: 

The process intern will support the ongoing process engineering of the coffee manufacturing process at the Banbury plant. The role will work alongside process engineers within the process improvement team to learn the skills needed to manage projects, trials and small installations, while leading their own projects. Responsibilities also include daily tracking of key production data to identify opportunities for improvement, allowing opportunity for project scoping and the creation of standards. In daily work and project delivery it will be key to drive safety, and quality, and to apply continuous improvement methods. The role requires someone who can build and maintain good working relationships with a diverse team.

Key responsibilities of the role:  

  • Application of fundamental engineering concepts to process problem solving and project work
  • Daily production tracking to identify opportunities for improvement, leading to scoping out and delivery of projects, and creating standards to help drive consistent production performance
  • Support (and manage where appropriate) the delivery of improvement projects on site related to improved yield, energy, output, safety, and quality
  • Learn and apply continuous improvement methodologies and tools
  • Organise and run events as part of the student charity team to raise money for charity

What you need for the role: 

Experience & education:

If you’re brimming with entrepreneurial spirit and a drive to succeed, you’ll fit right in at JDE. Working globally and locally, our Associates have been positively influencing the world of coffee for over 265 years. We love people who are not afraid to try, and who try until they get it right. We value strong convictions and encourage debate. And all this in an open, friendly environment where you can approach anyone and grow any way you like. 

For this role as an intern, we’re looking for someone who has the following skills and experience:

  • GCSE Maths and English or equivalent
  • To have completed at least 2 years of study towards a degree level education in Chemical Engineering, or similar technical degree, by the time the placement starts

What you’ll get in return:  

At JDE, in addition to a starting salary of £20,000, we offer a wide range of benefits including: 

  • £1,000 (after tax) sign on bonus paid in your first week with the business. 
  • 25 days' annual leave. 
  •  Company pension scheme. 
  • Barista training- a great asset when you return to University
  • The possibility for full-time employment with JDE when you finish your degree. 
  • Great coffee every day! 

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Opportunity Overview

  • Deadline: Ongoing
  • Starting Salary: £20,000 + £1,000 sign on bonus + benefits
  • All grades
  • 12 months
  • Banbury (Oxfordshire)
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Chemical
  • Manufacturing
  • Process

Also Accepting...

  • All STEM disciplines

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