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NCC Program Team Intern


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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 role is within the Single Serve – compatible capsules program team. The main focus of the placement is to help building fundamental understanding and linkage between coffee properties and in-cup quality delivery. As part of the team, you will be supporting process improvement and technology projects, trials execution delivering prototyping and samples to the team and other functions from our pilot line as well as supporting product qualification in JDE manufacturing site. 

Key responsibilities of the role:  

  • Project management to provide technical solutions to troubles on time and manner 
  • Management of projects and new processes through pilot line trials and experiments
  • Apply fundamentals knowledge for continuous improvement working closely with R&D colleagues and manufacturing teams
  • Support large scale qualification projects through data collection / analysis and reporting
  • Communication with key stakeholders and project team members to find solutions from concept & design to launch – including visit to JDE manufacturing location.
  • Understanding the impact of product design in final applications 
  • Processes: learn about the JDE processes and be compliance with them
  • Quality: comply with JDE quality requirements

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:

  • Studying for degree within Engineering discipline or Food Technology
  • Ability to manage projects and communicate in a clear efficient manner creating clarity and understanding.
  • Pro-active, organised and able to learn quick 
  • Focus and drive to create committed outcomes including reporting.
  • Willing to travel as part of the role

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...

  • Most Engineering disciplines

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