Digital Operations, Lean Internship

Date: May 28, 2024

Location: Asturias, ES, 33001

Company: IFF Family of Companies

Job Description

It’s an exciting time to be part of the IFF family. We are a global leader in taste, scent and nutrition, offering our customers a broader range of natural solutions and accelerating our growth strategy. IFF is very excited to welcome a new Intern Digital & Operational Excellence to our team, and we hope it’s you!


If you haven’t heard of IFF before (treasures are truly hard to find), it’s time to get excited. Welcome to the world’s best-kept secret and scent.  

Digital and Operational Excellence is a corporate unit in charge of scouting, implementing and delivering high technology and manufacturing excellence solutions. In our function we are looking for an intern that will be supporting the Lean team with the  launch of  new solutions in manufacturing based on advanced analytics and lean manufacturing.

The project will contribute to deliver the productivity targets of the team within IFF, reducing cost and improving capacity availability in the sites where the solution is to be piloted. This is a global project.

The new solution will enable the sites to better understand the potential opportunities within the  manufacturing value chain. After that, several workstreams can be developed to improve material site logistics, yield, throughput and energy cost.

The solution (Lean product offerings) is set to deliver 1/3 of the total benefits committed by team in 2024 for both, capacity release and cost


Your tasks: 


You will be trained and coached by different skilled members to develop the skills necessary to perform the following responsibilities:

- Technical support to the team/s implementing the solution 
- Project management office support to the network of analytics engineers
- Support the coordination of opportunities and the pipeline creation 
- Back up and participate in small initiatives derived from the program implementation
- Capture feedback and Voice Of the Customer to continue improving the program in the near future

Job Requirements



  • Good understading of engineering
  • Good communication Skills 
  • High energy, motivation and eagerness to learn
  • Possitive approach and outlook
  • Interesed in working with multicultural teams and environment
  • Microsoft Packages (Word, Excel,Etc)  user skills
  • Power BI and Poweer apps basic knowledge not essencial, interest on them preferred
  • Spanish / English
  • This internship agreement requires having studied in the University of Oviedo.


IFF is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At IFF, we believe that your uniqueness unleashes our potential. We value the diverse mosaic of the ethnicity, national origin, race, age, sex or veteran status. We strive for inclusive workplace that allows each of our colleagues to bring their authentic self to work regardless of their religion, gender identity & expression, sexual orientation, or disability. Visit to learn more