Mandatory Internship in Product Development for Fermentation Applications (R&D)

Hamburg, Germany

Are you interested in working for a company that combines the benefits of a start-up with those of a large company?

Ohly is part of the Associated British Foods (ABF) group, a diversified international food, ingredients and retail group with sales of £15.4bn, 133,000 employees and operations in 50 countries across Europe, southern Africa, the Americas, Asia and Australia. ABF is a broad portfolio of businesses which includes Primark, Ovaltine, Twinings, AB Enzymes, and is the world’s second largest producer of both sugar and baker’s yeast.

Within the model of devolved autonomy operated by ABF, Ohly develops and implements its own strategy and runs its own P&L (profit and loss account). This empowers our people with great freedom and independence, while enjoying all of the benefits and opportunities that belonging to a global group brings, meaning that individuals and teams can make a real difference within this operating culture.

We are looking for a committed and highly motivated student to support our Innovation-Team in Hamburg for a period of 6 months at the earliest possible date: Mandatory Internship in Product Development for Fermentation Applications (R&D)

The Role & Your Tasks

As part of the Micrometabolisms-Team in the Innovation department you will support Ohly GmbH with the development of new products for the application of yeast extracts in the fermentation area.

Your tasks include primarily:

  • Planning, conducting as well as analyzing the results of your projects in the lab
  • Fermentation of various microorganisms and microbiology related activities
  • Statistical data analysis; documentation of results; writing of reports; regular meetings and presentations to update on progress of the project

Your Profile

You are currently enrolled in a Master’s program in Microbiology or Biotechnology (or similar) and you have a very good background in Fermentation. Previous experience with fermentation is required.

You have good analytical and experimental skills and have good communication and reporting skills. You are a team player and are able to work independently. You have good command of English, both spoken and written.


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