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Internship R&D, Fillings & Decors

Key Accountabilities


  • New formulation & prototype creation of lab samples to be applied in baked goods applications together with our Lab Team;
  • Perform tests using instruments to evaluate lab samples;
  • Suggest, organize and carry out baking trials to test the impact of these prototypes on patisseries in collaboration with our Test Baking Team;
  • Follow-up, together with the team, on a pilot production process and test these samples in the final application;
  • Report and present on regular intervals during team meetings & information sessions.


Who are we looking for?


  • You are running a bachelor or master study in Food Science, Food Technology or related studies;
  • You are eager to learn more about R&D, formulation / processing and industrial upscaling in an applied research environment;
  • You are dynamic, hands-on and proactive;
  • You have good communication, presentation, planning and organization skills;
  • You’re sincerely interested in the bakery, patisserie or chocolate world;
  • You are fluent in English;
  • Having a first experience in a food industry is a plus;
  • You are looking for a 3 months duration (or even more) internship, based in Brussels, Belgium.


Why would you join Puratos?


You will join a stable family business that has become an international market leader. You will be welcomed in a dynamic work environment where passion for innovation, team spirit and continuous improvement are part of our main priorities. You can expect to have a fascinating and full of learning internship in an atmosphere with open communication.


Who are we?


The secrets behind Puratos’ global success and consistent growth are taste and quality. We would like to welcome you within our enthusiastic, committed and passionate team of more than 8800 employees. We are an international player and, what is more, a Belgian family business. Our people make the difference every single day. How? By developing, producing and distributing a unique and high-quality range of ingredients for bakers, pastry-chefs and chocolatiers, since 1919.

A century later, our products and services are available in more than 100 countries around the world. Our passion for innovation, closeness to our customers, and their customers, as well as our core values form the basis of our passion to improve.

Working at Puratos is choosing a Top Employer in Belgium.

Shall we meet soon?


Practical information:


Duration of the internship : 3 Months (or more)

Starting as soon as possible

Non EU citizens : you are welcome to apply but please make sure you are in the conditions to legally have an internship in Belgium (i.e. you have a work permit or an exemption of work permit, and you have a residence permit)