pladis Global

7.4 /10 17 reviews
Opportunities Offered:
Internship (1-4 Months) Placement Year (10 Months+)
Food and Drink Product Design/Industrial Design

About pladis Global

pladis is one of the world’s leading global biscuit and chocolate company and owner of a family of iconic brands including: McVities, Ulker, Jacobs, Carrs and DeMets. Headquartered in the UK, pladis is part of the Yildiz Holding group, the largest company in CEEMEA. (Central & Eastern Europe, Middle East & Africa).

A truly global biscuit and confectionery company, pladis brings together more than 350 years of experience with a unifying goal to bring happiness to the world with every bite. Our brands make sweet and savoury treats that consumers everywhere recognise and enjoy. As we start on our new journey, we will continue making the biscuits and confectionery people know and expect from these brands, and we will expand their portfolios too. Together we will create new and exciting products as the pladis family – new flavours, new concepts and new ways to share happiness.

Our strength is not only in our products, it is also in our people and our values. Each of the family businesses that have united to form pladis are admired for their heritage and values. We will retain the honesty, integrity and trust instilled in our brands by our pioneering founders as we embark on the next chapter of our success.

pladis products reach approximately 4 billion people worldwide. Our operations in over 120 countries, delight consumers with products in sweet and savoury biscuits, wafer, cake, chocolate, gum and candy categories. With annual revenues of £2.2 billion, pladis has 34 factories in 13 countries and employs 26,000 people.

We are a fast-paced organisation, with a strong international footprint and our sights are set firmly on growth. To fuel this ambition, we are looking for creative and innovative interns.

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pladis Global Latest Reviews

  • Compliance Intern

    In all jobs I've had, I've never felt as valued by my colleagues as I did in this role. If I ever had any issues or just wanted to contribute, my team were incredibly respectful and interested in what I had to say....


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  • Research and Development Intern

    I thoroughly enjoyed the year as I learnt so much technical information which will benefit me in final year at uni and also I learnt a lot about working in a global organisation with strong cultural v...


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  • Product Design Intern

    I have thoroughly enjoyed my placement year at pladis. I have achieved much more than I thought I would, working on real projects in the food industry and building my technical knowledge. I feel it ha...


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