R&D New Product Development internship in Marbella, Spain

  • Business
  • Marbella, Spain
  • February 6, 2018 13:56
  • Internship
  • Deactivated

Job Description

  • Date Posted:
    Feb 06, 2018
  • Expiration date:
    Aug 31, 2019
  • Location:
    Marbella, Spain

Job Description

Our collaborator a rapidly growing energy drink brand that reaches over 45 countries all over the globe and sponsors the world’s top athletes. The company is looking for interns to join their international and hard-working team in their offices in Marbella, Spain.

R&D New Product Development Intern:

- Be involved in the discovery and development of new products
- Assist in gathering all information needed for the initial market analysis and to draft the Master Brief
- Perform and interpret market and product category research and compile and communicate key findings in summaries
- Participate in bench development of products, competitive analysis, business case
- Help to develop the positioning strategy of products considering price, volume and profitability
- Ensure assigned products are responsive to market needs
- Assist in monitoring competitive products and develop and implement proactive strategies to strengthen the product line’s competitive edge
- Supports the NPD Head to monitor projects through all phases of development, attend gate meetings
- Help handling regular tastings regarding New Product Development and Flavor Optimization
- Research new technologies and processes that can improve current operations
- Help coordinating with cross-functional teams including Sales, Manufacturing, Marketing, Design

- Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in all situations
- Strong organisational skills with the ability to multi-task
- Should not have any food allergies or dietary restrictions as products are consumed during sensory and development
- English is a must
- German and Spanish are a plus
- Studies in Marketing Consumer Science/Nutrition/Food Science or similar discipline
- Starting date is July 2018 (Minimum stay of 6 months)

Internship hours: 
Monday- Friday 9.30am - 6.30pm with 1 hour lunch break