Brewing Innovation Trainee (BIT) - Belgium
AB InBev
Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
4 dagen geleden

Seniority Level : Entry level

At AB InBev, dreaming big is what we do. Brewing the world's most loved beers, building iconic brands like Budweiser, Stella Artois, Corona and crafting meaningful moments are what inspire us.

We are a team of passionate owners who are not afraid to dream big because we know that together, we can achieve anything.

To build a more sustainable, inclusive, and rewarding future. Turning any challenge into an opportunity. So let's take on the challenge together. Cheers to dreaming big.

What is it?

  • Our Brewing Innovation Trainee will start together with all other Supply Management Trainees & Global Management Trainees;
  • though, has a specific passion for brewing. Hence, if you are interested in a career in brewing, product / process innovation & technology development, etc., this is a perfect start!

  • During this 14-months brewing traineeship, you will discover the brewing world and gain hands-on experience in all brewing-related processes for different kinds of new products & technologies developed in Z / GITEC (Zone / Global Innovation & Technology Center).
  • You will also take the lead in special assignments and side-projects in the Pilot Brewery on various aspects in quality, safety, efficiency, communication, etc.
  • What does it include?

    In the first 2 months, you and the other Supply Management Trainees will receive a general overview of the way of working in some of our Belgian breweries and will be able to work on short-term assignments in these breweries.

    This introduction period will be followed by a 12-month hands-on brewing training and working experience, together with the technicians and management team of the Research Pilot Brewery in Leuven.

  • You won't just be observing, but you'll get hands-on experience and learn how to brew, including the creation of brew recipes, milling of raw materials, initiating tank cleaning, performing quality checks, etc.
  • You will be able to turn the obtained theoretical knowledge into practice within our Pilot Brewery, which will provide a huge learning potential beneficial throughout your further career within the Supply organization of AB InBev.
  • You'll also be able to build your leadership, project and general management skills.
  • You'll get more insights in the technical & practical challenges of our business and will have the opportunity to improve or solve them.
  • Who are we looking for?

    We believe that a world with more cheers means equality across the business. It means an inclusive, supportive workplace where everyone is free to speak their mind and share ideas.

    A workplace where everyone is empowered to dream big. And a team that's diverse in background, skills and experience.

    Ambitious. Curious. Impactful. Supportive. You see challenges as opportunities waiting to be explored. You want to learn, grow and adapt.

    To drive change and deliver results to help us create a future with more cheers.

    Education :

    To be eligible for the SMT with brewing focus, you'll need to have graduated in a study related to brewing before August 2023 with a Masters (or equivalent) degree in :

  • Bio Engineering - with option Brewing and / or Brewing courses
  • Food / Bio Science - with option Brewing and / or Brewing courses
  • Engineering Technology - with option Brewing and / or Brewing courses
  • You are :

  • Fluent in English (written and spoken)
  • Knowledgeable in speaking and understanding Dutch / French (note : this is not a must, but an additional benefit when going to some of our Belgian breweries in the first 2 months of the general SMT program)
  • Innovative
  • Proactive and enthusiastic
  • Result-driven
  • Flexible and communicative
  • Able to transfer theoretical knowledge into practical skills
  • Hands-on and interested in doing practical operations (milling, brewing, cleaning of tanks, ...)
  • Analytical and a problem-solver
  • Able to present learnings in an understandable and structured way
  • Able to potentially lead a team and projects on zone / global level
  • Please note you will need a valid visa / work permit for Belgium. You may also be expected to travel in your country of application as well as within Europe during and after the 14-month programme.

    You should also have no more than 2 years of professional experience (internships / volunteers / student jobs not included).

    We are building a team that's more supportive, more inclusive and more collaborative. A team that's diverse in background, skills and experience.

    So if you dream big but are concerned you're not a perfect fit against the job description, we'd still encourage you to apply.

    You may be just the right candidate to help us create a future with more cheers.

    There is no need to upload a cover letter - this will not affect your application.

    What can you expect from us :

    In this role, you'll have the potential to accelerate your career. In just one year you will acquire a deep and detailed understanding of different operational processes supporting our Western European business.

    We know how important it is to have a strong community around you. You'll get the support and coaching you need to succeed, with teammates supporting you to achieve your goals.

    You will get to be creative and curious, working with international teams, dreaming of ways we can make things better, together.

    Building a global network within AB InBev with control over your career and where it takes you.

    If this sounds like the incredible opportunity you've been waiting for, apply today.

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    Start date : August 2023

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