Placement / Internship

Packaging Development Intern

Manufacturing/Materials.

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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: 

During the year of internship, you will be immerged in the packaging world of the coffee business. Learning about packaging materials, packaging equipment constraints, projects management and deliverables. You will be part of the team and will get all the support required to develop new skills.

Key responsibilities of the role:  

  • Project management: learn how to deal with multiple projects and prioritise the different tasks
  • Specification: understand and write specification linked to packaging performance related to material and dimensions by communicating with suppliers and internal departments
  • Processes: learn about the JDE processes (project/ packaging qualification …) and use them
  • Communication: improve your communication skills by being in touch with stakeholders and project team members from other function and nationalities 
  • Quality: comply with JDE quality requirements (food contact document from suppliers, tests with laboratories, project documentation available and archive….)

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:

  • Organisational skills     
  • Passion or interest in packaging material
  • Interest in multiple tasks activities
  • Willing to challenge status quo and able to support her/his point of view
  • Go into details to understand the request and ensure nothing is forgotten

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...

  • Manufacturing
  • Materials & Minerals
  • Mechanical

Also Accepting...

  • All STEM disciplines

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