Systems Development Internship

Department:  Brewing Units, Systems & Food Technologies


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Lavazza, founded in Turin in 1895, has been owned by the Lavazza family for four generations. As one of the world’s most important coffee roasters, the Group reported in 2020 revenues of EUR 2.085 billion and now operates in more than 140 countries through its subsidiaries and distributors, with 70% of revenues generated abroad and a total of over 4,000 employees.


What you’ll be doing:

We are looking for a candidate to join our System Development Team within R&D Department.


As an intern, you’ll support the team to develop new and innovative projects related to beverage extraction systems following a continuous improvement approach, bringing experience, and researching for technological innovation in our exciting function.



Your activities will include:

Supporting the team in:

  • Design, Development and Validation of new Systems, to reach the best quality performance of the product and ensure feasibility and optimization of production processes.
  • Set of tests and related methodologies, to support the Design and Development of Systems.
  • Statistical analysis, summary of results, definition and implementation of action plans.
  • Prototyping and testing beverage extraction systems.
  • Pre-industrialization and industrialization activities in collaboration with inter-functional team.
  • Identification of innovative technological and systemic solutions by monitoring markets and suppliers, making materials and raw materials more sustainable and competitive.


Who we’re looking for (the “almost” perfect candidate): 


  • You’re available for a six-month internship with full-time commitment. Starting date: July 2022
  • You’ll be fluent in Italian and English (an advanced level is required) - do you know any other languages? 
  • You’ll probably have an international experience - language course or exchange programme? Way to go! 
  • You’ve a University Degree (Mechanical, Chemical or Materials is preferred)
  • You have good communication skills and a great attitude to work in an extended international team 
  • You love challenges and aren’t afraid of moving out of your comfort zone 
  • You have good Excel and Power-Point skills (knowledge of plastic materials and mechanical drawing is considered a plus)
  • You’re digitally minded and have a flexible approach 
  • (And if you’re a coffee lover.....that helps!) 



In return we offer: 


  • Internship allowance
  • Flexible and remote way of working (on-site and from home) 
  • A dynamic work experience in an international context and the chance to learn from the best 
  • Free Bistrot service and free access to our corporate gym 
  • Free coffee (of course!) 




We are looking for talented, recent graduates to join us at “our Innovation Center (Str. di Settimo 410, TO).

Being part of Lavazza Group means sharing our pursuit for quality and excellence in everything we do. If you aspire to join a team where you can grow and develop your career, sharing in our company values, apply now!



What next? 


  • Our Talent Acquisition Team will assess your application and if you have what we’re looking for, we’ll contact you for an initial phone screen 
  • If we like what we hear, you’ll be invited to an interview with a member of the Talent Acquisition team 
  • If you make it to the short list, you’ll be interviewed by your future Manager!


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