Jacobs Douwe Egberts

7.9 /10
Opportunities Offered:
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Sectors:
Food and Drink Consumer Products/FMCG Science/Research Manufacturing Mechanical Engineering

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About Jacobs Douwe Egberts

JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS (JDE) is a global fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) coffee & tea company, serving consumers in more than 100 countries through iconic brands including: Jacobs, Tassimo, Moccona, Senseo, L’OR, Douwe Egberts, Super, Kenco, Pilao & Gevalia. We are inspired by our belief that: ‘it’s amazing what can happen over a cup of coffee’ and we value simplicity, entrepreneurship, accountability, discipline and solidarity.

We are looking for around 30 placement students from all degree backgrounds to join our diverse team of 12,000 coffee champions in: Research & Development (R&D), Manufacturing Operations, Finance, Sales and HR.
 
Our placement students have real responsibility and ownership of their own projects from day 1. As a placement student at JDE, your work could be directly influencing the production of our coffee brands and a previous student even had their cutting-edge work patent protected.

Some of our fantastic perks include:

  • Barista training
  • Opportunity for international travel
  • Charity work with weekly charity meetings (up to £30,000 has been raised in previous years through: marathons, cake sales etc.)
  • Free hot beverages
  • 25 days holiday

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Jacobs Douwe Egberts Latest Reviews

  • Food Science Intern

    My placement with JDE was not only invaluable to my professional development but I looked forward to going to work every day. The relevance and diversity of the projects I worked on ensured there was ...

    8.7/10

    The Role

    9.5

    Organisation

    8.2

    Socialising

    8.0

  • Brand Marketing manager intern

    I really find my placement helpful for my future professional life. Indeed the environment of JDE gave me new challenges. I discovered the brand management and trade marketing in a professional struct...

    6.6/10

    The Role

    6.8

    Organisation

    7.6

    Socialising

    5.0

  • Chemistry / Product Development Intern

    The placement at JDE gave me so much experience, not only in the field I applied for, but wider cross category opportunities. The atmosphere and way of working was enjoyable and everyone at the compan...

    8.3/10

    The Role

    9.5

    Organisation

    7.4

    Socialising

    7.8

Facts and Figures

27

Number of Placements Available This Year

30

Number of Internships Available This Year

Awards and Commendations

[2017] RateMyPlacement Top 50