Consumer & Sensory Researcher Intern – The Kraft Heinz Company – Nijmegen

The Kraft Heinz Company


Start date: February/March 2024

Duration: 5 to 6 months

Location: Nijmegen

Basic Requirements:

  • You should have strong communication skills and fluency in English, both written and verbal (Dutch is not a requirement except CTI but other languages are a plus)
  • You are enrolled at a university for at least 50% study load for the duration of the internship.
  • NOTE: EU working rights are required
  • Customer Technical Insights (February)

    Join the INZ CTI/CX R&D team in Nijmegen to deliver superior and delicious new culinary experiences for our consumers. You will be working with a team of consumer & sensory scientists and innovation chefs.

    Assignments and key activities:

  • During the internship you will identify, develop, and implement implicit methodologies to understand how consumers perceive and experience sauces from an emotional standpoint.
  • You will connect your data with our sensory and product database to understand the connection between product characteristics and consumer’s emotion.
  • You will apply your research to one of our iconic sauce portfolios to provide guidelines for developers to successfully translate emotional briefs into products.
  • In addition, you will have the opportunity to develop new CX research best-practice for Kraft Heinz based on your experience.
  • Specific Team Requirements:

  • Food Science Master student with classes on Sensory and Consumer Research or Psychology and Neuroscience Master.
  • Affinity with statistics and data analysis
  • Knowledge on consumer research
  • Fluent in communication in
  • Previous projects in sensory and consumer research is preferred
  • Previous internship in CTI/ CX area is a plus
  • You are an independent team worker with a scientific mindset.
  • Recruitment process:

    1. CV selection based on hard requirements such as EU working rights

    2. Online Pymetrics assessment

    3. Online Pymetrics video assessment

    4. Online Screening Interview via Microsoft Teams

    5. Hiring manager interview

    6. Amazing internship opportunity that can kickstart your career!

    What we offer you :

    We take interns seriously. You can expect from us to give you 1-on-1 mentorship from one of our experienced colleagues. We will work together on your personal learning goals and are keen to hear all good ideas you have! We will give you the space and support to make mistakes and grow. Become a part of a close intern community as well as a young and ambitious work environment (including online).

    As a Kraft Heinz intern you’ll be the owner of your own projects and especially of your own career. At Kraft Heinz, we provide the playing field. You change the game. Are you up for the challenge?

    About Us 

    The Kraft Heinz Company is one of the largest food and beverage companies in the world, with eight $1 billion+ brands and global sales of approximately $25 billion. We’re a globally trusted producer of high-quality, great-tasting, and nutritious foods for over 150 years. Our brands are truly global, with products produced and marketed in over 40 countries. These beloved products include condiments and sauces, cheese and dairy, meals, meats, refreshment beverages, coffee, infant and nutrition products, and numerous other grocery products in a portfolio of more than 200 legacy and emerging brands. 

    We spark joy around mealtime with our iconic brands, including Heinz, Kraft, Bull’s-Eye, HP, Lea and Perrins, Quero, ABC, Master, Banquete, Plasmon, Orlando, Benedicta, Honig, Pudliszki, Wattie’s among others. 

    No matter the brand, we’re united under one vision: . Bringing this vision to life is our team of 39,000+ food lovers, creative thinkers, and high performers worldwide. Together, we help provide meals to those in need through our global partnership with Rise Against Hunger. We also stand committed to responsible, sustainable practices that extend to every facet of our business, our consumers, and our communities. Every day, we’re transforming the food industry with bold thinking and unprecedented results. If you share our passion – and are ready to create the future, build a legacy, and lead as a global citizen – there’s only one thing to do: join our table and

    Our Culture of Ownership, Meritocracy & Collaboration 

    We’re not afraid to think differently. Embrace new ideas. Dream big. We empower our people at every level – from entry-level intern to senior leader – to own their work. We share a responsibility to think like Owners – to be mindful of the collective and sustained success of Kraft Heinz – which we apply to every situation, every day. As part of Kraft Heinz, you’re supported to grow and achieve. You’re expected to bring your authentic self to work every day, to lead with humility, and drive outstanding performance at every level – and you’ll be rewarded. You’re given opportunities to leave a mark and build a legacy. But you won’t do it alone. You’re supported by passionate teammates along the way, and our collective, collaborative spirit fuels our incredible progress. 



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