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Research & Development Intern - Applications

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Date: Nov 16, 2022

Location: Channahon, IL -Illinois, US, 60410

Company: Bunge

Position Summary:
Learn fat’s functionality in bakery and confectionery applications to assist on product development and applications testing projects. 


Core Functions & Responsibilities:

o   Work with the Bunge Team to utilize shortenings or oils in finished bakery and confectionery products and evaluate its performance by collecting physical and sensory data. 

o   Ability to attend summer trade shows.


Skill/Experience Requirements:

o   Pursuing degree in Food Science, Culinary, Nutrition, Biology etc. 

o   STEM knowledge in general with a strong foundation and understanding of chemistry with a strong interest in culinary food science and baking.

o   Enjoys sweet and savory foods and is sensitive to textures, flavors, and other sensory attributes.

o   Enjoys baking cookies, cakes, and pies.

o   Embraces learning and problem-solving opportunities, while being a team player that is willing to communicate and collaborate with peer scientists.



Travel Requirements:

o   Travel ability/availability between Chicago area and St. Louis.

Bunge (NYSE: BG) is a world leader in sourcing, processing and supplying oilseed and grain products and ingredients. Founded in 1818, Bunge’s expansive network feeds and fuels a growing world, creating sustainable products and opportunities for more than 70,000 farmers and the consumers they serve across the globe. The company is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri and has 25,000 employees worldwide who stand behind more than 350 port terminals, oilseed processing plants, grain facilities, and food and ingredient production and packaging facilities around the world.


Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or military or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.  Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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