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Internship (QFS) Quality and Food Safety intern

  • Publié le: 19 Sept 2023
  • Quality & Food safety
  • Rijswijk
  • Pays-Bas

A propos de l'offre

Do you like working in quality systems and verify processes? Are you a team-player and comfortable communicating with team members? Then apply now and join us as our new Quality and Food Safety intern in our Zoetermeer office starting from January / February 2024
As our Quality and Food Safety Intern, you will be part of the Quality and Food Safety (QFS) team, who is End to End responsible in ensuring that effective QFS standards are in place and maintained to ensure excellence in execution throughout our value chain. The team safeguards & monitors the quality, safety and integrity of the products of the Netherlands business unit by providing support and advice. Our ambition is to; Excel in Quality & Food Safety everywhere, everyday”. To achieve this, we rely on a wide variety of standards, procedures, and processes.   As our intern, you will help us verify how these standards are implemented in the daily operations Danone Netherlands. 
You will be responsible for 

  • Assessing current procedures; 
  • Consulting stakeholders; 
  • Identifying gaps and options for improvements; 
  • Optimizing ways of working within the local and global Danone environment. 

In addition, you will have the chance to help the team on ad hoc projects depending on the timing of your internship.

A propos de vous

About you 

You are a Master or Bachelor student in Food Quality Management, Food Safety, Technology or another related field. You are a team player. You are not afraid to ask questions and are results oriented. Also, you have good analytical skills. All in all, good communication skills, a proactive attitude and the eagerness to learn are important to bring this internship to success. 

You’ll also have the following background:  

  • Enrolled as a Bachelors/Masters student during the whole internship period (if you are a non-EU citizen, you need to be enrolled at a Dutch university); 
  • Ideally available to start around January / February for a minimum of 6 months, 4/5 days per week; 
  • You are fluent in English - oral and written;  
  • You are able to work from Zoetermeer office for at least 1 or 2 days per week; 
  • Please note that you are required to relocate to the Netherlands (if abroad) for this internship and get a BSN. 

A propos de nous

 Working at Danone is a unique experience. It’s fast-paced and complex and, at times, it can get a little challenging. But it’s packed with opportunities to learn and grow working with some of the best-known brands in the world, like Evian, Alpro, Nutricia, Activia and Nutrilon. Bring your unique perspective, ambitions and entrepreneurial ideas to the table – the impact you could make might just surprise you. One Planet. One Health – BY YOU.  

We’re proud to be a B-Corp certified company. That means we meet the highest verified standards of social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability in everything we do.   

We’re committed to building a diverse and inclusive team. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we base our hiring decisions on merit, job requirements and business needs.*   

It’s an exciting time to join Danone as our Quality and Food Safety intern. You’ll gain audit skills and gain experience in quality systems.  And the best part? You’ll be supported from beginning to end by your supervisor and will have the chance to work alongside professionals in the field. Together, we’ll build a healthier world.  

We offer a gross monthly internship allowance 650 euros per month and a home working allowance/contribution towards travel. Please do keep in mind that we do not offer relocation and/or accommodation benefits for students coming from abroad.  

* Please be aware that you must acquire a BSN number to receive the full internship allowance.  

In the Netherlands we also offer a hybrid working environment which enables each team to meet our people's desire for flexibility. Across our 3 office hubs in Hoofddorp, Zoetermeer and Utrecht this helps us create better opportunities for connection & synergies across our entities, teams, functions and categories.  

It’s simple – hit the “apply” button! In order to comply with GDPR we can’t process your personal data without your given consent, so please apply directly via this website. The recruitment process for this internship consists of Stage One – submit your application with your CV and Cover Letter; Stage Two – we will invite you to an interview with your team. Please note that sometimes there are slight changes to this process.  Good luck! We can’t wait to meet you.   

Need more information? Please contact Serdar Demir, Campus Recruitment Intern at  

* all applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status