Intern Waste Water Technology

The production facility of FrieslandCampina in Veghel produces single ingredients like cream, proteins such as caseinates and whey proteins, lactose and other products from raw milk and cheese whey. During these processes and during cleaning wastewater is produced. This wastewater consists of various components such as phosphates, sulfates, COD and nitrogen containing components like protein (N-Kjeldahl).


Site Veghel is committed to adhere to and operate within the limits imposed by the province of Noord-Brabant. For the site, this specifically means that we need to build up knowledge about several key components in waste water to remain a trustworthy partner for the community and Provincial Government.  This assignment focusses on mass balances and (bio)chemical processes that contribute to the either of the following components: Sulfate, N-Kjeldahl and COD.

Intern Waste Water Technology

Wat we vragen

  • HBO or WO working and thinking level
  • Study types: (Bio)Chemical Engineering, Process Technology, Food Technology or any related study
  • Language: Dutch or English
  • Duration: 4-6 months
  • Personal characteristics: independent starting mentality, helicopter view, analytical, assertive

Experience with analyzing process data is beneficial though not required.

Wat we bieden

We offer an interesting and challenging internship in which we offer you the opportunity to develop in your area of interest. You can count on professional guidance and a fair internship allowance.



One of the main goals of this internship is the mapping of the wastewater mass balances of the production plant of site Veghel. With these mass balances, critical areas can be identified to give room for further optimization.

The assignment may include:

  • Map current wastewater streams and processes that drain on these streams
  • Check as built situations with technical drawings and take actions on identified gaps
  • Make and execute sample plan to support mass balance
  • Develop mass balance
  • Put main contributors in pareto diagram to pinpoint critical processes
  • Recommend on further actions


Bij FrieslandCampina geloven we in een werkomgeving waar iedereen zich hun volledige en authentieke zelf kan voelen en in hun kracht wordt gezet om het beste uit zichzelf te halen. We omarmen elkaars verschillen en ontvangen graag je sollicitatie, ongeacht je geslacht, geloof, afkomst, seksuele voorkeur, leeftijd, beperking, of nationaliteit. Als wie wij zijn bij jou past, moedigen we je aan om te solliciteren, ook als je niet zeker weet of je aan alle eisen voldoet.

You will work in the technologist team at FrieslandCampina Veghel. This young team consists of motivated technologists who like to apply their knowledge in practice. The office is centrally located on the production site, making it easy for you to enter the factory to sort things out. The technologists in Veghel ensure that the right quality product is made, they make improvement proposals and support in projects.

Solliciteer nu
1  / 
JOB-ID: 53284 | Intern Waste Water Technology, Netherlands
Basic information

Solliciteer op deze vacature

Laat je gegevens hier achter.

* Verplichte Velden

Filesize cannot exceed 7MB.
Filesize cannot exceed 5MB.
Filesize cannot exceed 10MB.

Weet je zeker dat je wilt stoppen met solliciteren?

Sluit het sollicitatie proces door op de button te klikken of door deze vacature te delen.