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Internship - Specialized Nutrition Digital Manufacturing (August 2019)


Date: Jul 5, 2019

Location: Hoofddorp, ZH, NL

Company: DANONE

Are you a communicative and driven student whose interest lies in the field of digital manufacturing? Are you looking to work with people from all over the world and to build a strategy for our plants? Then make sure to apply now and become our Specialized Nutrition (SN) Digital Manufacturing Intern as of August 2019 at our brand-new office in Hoofddorp, NL!


About the Job

You will be part of the Specialized Nutrition (SN) Digital Manufacturing team of Danone and be working within a new, international team that builds up a strategy for our specialized nutrition entity. Within the team, you will play an essential role in working with colleagues at all the plants worldwide. Therefore, you will be in contact with all the different point-of-contacts to implement new technology in our plants.

As our SN Digital Manufacturing Intern, you will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Support the team in executing the Digital Manufacturing strategy for SN;
  • Implementing a mapping of the digital solutions on the market;
  • Create a benchmark of existing plant-solutions;
  • Formalize business cases and best practices.


Next to the above mentioned, there will be as well some ad-hoc projects depending on the time.


About You

You are a Bachelor or Master student of technology, engineering, or any other scientific/technical subject with an analytical mindset. You should be an open-minded person with profound interest in the field of technology and digital affluent. You should be intellectual flexible to be able to understand the market. As you will be in contact with different people from all over the world, you also need to have good communication and stakeholder management skills. Furthermore, you are eager to learn and like to work autonomously.

There are also some hard requirements that you should consider:

  • You need to be enrolled as a student during the whole duration of the internship (if you are a non-EU citizen, you need to be enrolled at a Dutch university);
  • You are fluent in English – oral and written;
  • You can start as soon as possible for a minimum of 6 months, 4-5 days a week;
  • You are able to work in Hoofddorp, Netherlands


About Us

Danone’s mission is bringing health through food to as many people as possible and we want to invite people to join the movement for a healthier world. We recognize the power people have to impact the world through their daily choices. Healthy food needs a healthy planet, and this is what our new signature One Planet One Health embodies. Want to discover more about Danone in the Benelux? Check it out here.

The digital manufacturing team is in charge of all the plants worldwide. After building the first lighthouse plant in Poland in 2018, we aim to optimize our strategy to roll-out the best planthouse solutions to our different locations. Therefore, we will implement the newest digital solution in four more plants by the end of 2019 and in five more plants in 2020.


We Offer

We offer a monthly internship allowance dependent on the educational institution that you are enrolled in. Please do keep in mind that we do not offer relocation and/or accommodation benefits for students coming from abroad. Our work environment is very international, which will allow you to greatly improve your language, intercultural and interpersonal skills.


What’s next?

Hit the “apply now” button – the sooner, the better! Part of the interview process will be a telephone screening with the HR recruitment team and a 2nd round interview with your future supervising manager. To comply with GDPR regulations, we cannot process your personal data without given consent. Therefore, we strongly recommend applying directly via our careers website.

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