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Date: Jan 10, 2023

Location: US

Company: Glanbia

Impact Lives on a Global Scale 

Ever wonder if your contribution really matters? At Glanbia Performance Nutrition, we can honestly say it does. Established as one of the world’s largest sports nutrition companies, we’re now developing innovative products for the lifestyle market, too. We are on a journey to actively improve lives globally and invite you to do the same. You’ll have the chance to work with great brands, such as Optimum Nutrition, BSN, Isopure, Amazing Grass, think! and SlimFast, as well as exciting development opportunities.  Join us and pursue a meaningful career within a category that can truly change lives for the better. 


Company Summary: 

Glanbia is a global nutrition company, grounded in science and nature and dedicated to providing better nutrition for every step of life’s journey. The company takes pure and clean ingredients including milk, whey and grains and using expert knowledge and capabilities produces high quality nutritional ingredients and branded consumer products for customers and consumers worldwide. 


Glanbia Performance Nutrition is a wholly owned subsidiary of Glanbia headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois. GPN manufactures and markets the full range of performance nutrition products including protein, pre-workout, muscle gainers and general health. Products are sold through a variety of channels including specialty retail, the internet and gyms in a variety of formats including powders, bars and Ready-to-Drink beverages. GPN has a global and expanding footprint with a current in-market presence in 24 countries. 



Job/Project Summary: Be a key contributor to the GPN team as an Research & Development Intern  


Learning Objectives: 

  • Formula Development 

  • Commercialization process 

  • Supplement & Nutritional formula and label experience 

  • Project Management 

  • Laboratory Experience 

  • Participating in an R&D and Cross-Functional Team 


Expected Outcomes: 

  • Intern team project and final project presentation 

  • Strong Team collaboration 

  • Active participation in intern activities 


Job Responsibilities (listed in order of importance and/or time spent): Job duties would include, but not be limited to: 

Formulation, Bench top development, Nutritional Analysis, Sensory Analysis, Analytical Chemistry, Pilot runs, Production Runs, amongst others 


Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Pursuing a bachelor's degree majoring in Food Science or related degree   

  • Experience building and maintain relationships within a team 

  • Clear written communication and strong interpersonal skills 

  • Self-starter and highly motivated 

  • Ability to follow through on tasks with minimum direction 

  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)




At Glanbia, we celebrate diversity, because we know that our individual strengths make us stronger together. We welcome and encourage interest from a wide variety of candidates, and we will give your application consideration, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status. 


At Glanbia our culture will celebrate individuality, knowing that together we are more.