Summer 2022 Intern, Food and Beverage Lab Technology Department- job post


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Cranbury, NJ 08512

Full-time, Internship

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Full Job Description

Innophos is seeking a motivated student to help us develop new functional ingredients and solutions to meet our customers needs in the food industry in our Cranbury, NJ laboratories. At the Food & Beverage Lab, you will support key new product development activities with emphasis in the bakery segment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Execute well-defined experiments and procedures to prepare food prototypes in the lab and pilot plant
  • Perform hand-on benchtop evaluations of Innophos products
  • Record all relevant information related to product development, sample development & experimental design
  • Applying product and application know how to identify optimum technology solutions
  • Present the data generated to the Technology team
  • Comply with all safety policies, practices, and procedures

The Food & Beverage Lab Summer Intern position is well-suited for you if you are:

  • Creative, self-starter with positive thinking, and a willingness to help
  • Enjoy baking and cooking
  • Able to prioritize and organize, and are dedicated and able to manage time well, while working within strict deadlines
  • Collaborate and maintain positive relationships with internal partners to deliver results and support business performance

Required Education

  • Progress towards a Bachelor s or Master’s degree in Food Science or a related field

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to work 40 hours per week in Cranbury, NJ during the summer term (10 – 12 weeks)
  • Demonstrated experience with hands-on food concept development formulation laboratory
  • Knowledge of common food processes, food ingredient functionality and ingredient interactions preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communications with strong presentations skills
  • Proficiency using MS Office Programs (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)

Assignment Duration:

  • Intern: 8-12 weeks

Compensation & Benefits:

  • Market competitive hourly rate
  • Overtime eligible
  • Paid observed holidays
  • There are no housing, health, welfare, vacation, or sick benefits


  • Prompt and regular attendance
  • Comply with all site policy & training requirements
  • Satisfactorily perform duties as assigned
  • Participation in site Intern/Co-op events & activities
  • Final presentation of Intern/Co-op activities & learnings

About Innophos

Innophos is a leading international producer of specialty ingredient solutions that deliver far-reaching, versatile benefits for the food, health, nutrition and industrial markets. We leverage our expertise in the science and technology of blending and formulating phosphate, mineral and botanical based ingredients for our customers.

Our people are the heart of our organization and the foundation of our success. We are driven by our core values of safety, diversity, integrity and collaboration.

Headquartered in Cranbury, New Jersey, Innophos has manufacturing operations across the United States, in Canada, Mexico and China and sells into over 70 countries.