Internship R&D Fruit
Groot-Bijgaarden, BE
4 dagen geleden

Internship R&D Fruit

Are you interested in Research and Development? Puratos is looking for an Intern to join the Long Term Research team in our headquarters in Groot-Bijgaarden.

This is a unique opportunity to get introduced to the various R&D activities in an international company. You will work on your own project(s) and will be given real responsibilities.

Depending on the period of your internship, your mission would include :

  • Identifying optimal characteristics of 2nd class apples used for processing
  • Map global varieties suited for processing and outline their agronomic properties, focusing on disease resistance and climate resilience
  • Review the potential of newly developed varieties and assess their added value in relation to more sustainable agriculture
  • Profile

  • You are running a bachelor or master study in Food Science, Bioengineering, Agronomy, Biology or related studies; with a notice or interest in agronomy and food science;
  • You are motivated and willing to learn more about R&D;
  • You are dynamic, hands-on and proactive;
  • You have good communication, planning and organization skills;
  • You are sincerely interested in the bakery, patisserie or chocolate world;
  • Fluent in English is a plus;
  • Having a first experience in a food industry is a plus;
  • Looking for an internship with a duration of at least 3 months is a must
  • Practical info

    Period of the internship : flexible from September 2020 onwards

    Minimum duration of the internship : 3 months

    Who are we ?

    The secrets behind Puratos’ global success and consistent growth are taste and quality. We would like to welcome you within our enthusiastic, committed and passionate team of more than 8800 employees.

    We are an international player and, what is more, a Belgian family business. Our people make the difference every single day.

    How? By developing, producing and distributing a unique and high-quality range of ingredients for bakers, pastry-chefs and chocolatiers, since 1919.

    A century later, our products and services are available in more than 100 countries around the world. Our passion for innovation, closeness to our customers, and their customers, as well as our core values form the basis of our passion to improve.

    Working at Puratos is choosing a Top Employer in Belgium.

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