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Internship in Product Development Children Health & Growth Solutions

Nestlé Product & Technology Center (NPTC) Dairy
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CH-Konolfingen

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Nestlé is the world's largest food and beverage company. It is present in 187 countries around the world, and its 290,000 employees are committed to Nestlé's purpose of enhancing quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. Nestlé offers a wide portfolio of products and services for people and their pets throughout their lives. Its more than 2,000 brands range from global icons like Nescafé or Nespresso to local favourites like Ninho. Company performance is driven by its Nutrition, Health and Wellness strategy. Nestlé is based in the Swiss town of Vevey where it was founded more than 150 years ago. Learn more about our Group and reasons to join us on www.nestle.com.

Internship in Product Development Children Health & Growth Solutions

Nestlé is the world's largest food and beverage company. It is present in 187 countries around the world, and its 290,000 employees are committed to Nestlé's purpose of enhancing quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. Nestlé offers a wide portfolio of products and services for people and their pets throughout their lives. Its more than 2,000 brands range from global icons like Nescafé or Nespresso to local favourites like Ninho. Company performance is driven by its Nutrition, Health and Wellness strategy. Nestlé is based in the Swiss town of Vevey where it was founded more than 150 years ago. Learn more about our Group and reasons to join us on www.nestle.com.


Position Snapshot

Location: Konolfingen, Switzerland
Company: Nestlé Product & Technology Center (NPTC) Dairy
Act. Rate: 100%
Type of contract: Internship, 12 months
Start date: 01.09.2021

Position Summary

We at Nestlé Research & Development in Konolfingen near Bern / Switzerland develop for Nestlé worldwide new products, processes, and packaging concepts in the areas of Dairy and Nutrition.

Within the Product Development Department of NPTC Dairy, and more specifically in the Children Health & Growth Solutions Team, we are looking for an open-minded and entrepreneurial intern working with us to support development projects that aim at nutrition solutions, dairy and plant-based product, for school-age children in critical transformation stage at the age of 5 years and above.

A Day in the Life of an Intern in Product Development

Give support to development projects under the supervision of Product Development Specialists:

  • Perform literature and patent search related to the product category
  • In collaboration with Nestlé colleagues, define the areas to explore and the experimental trial plan
  • Plan, prepare and run kitchen/benchtop/prototyping trials and/or pilot plant trials
  • Organize raw materials, product analytics, release of samples, sensory and keeping quality tests
  • Participate and organize internal team discussions and regular updates
  • Document, report and present project results internally to relevant Nestlé colleagues
What will make you successful
  • Master's degree student in Food Technology/Food Science/Food Engineering requiring first working experience while still enrolled at University during time of the internship
  • Strong interest in hands-on experience in product development
  • Proactive and result focus combined with an innovative mindset
  • Good communication skills and working well in teams
  • Fluent in English (oral and written), at ease at networking in international environment

We are offering you challenging tasks in an international team, if you have a strong interest in food processing, and if you are able to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment. Your service orientation is a key criteria for your success. If you are passionate about people, cultures and communication, like complex environments and want to make a difference to our company's performance, please apply in English.