Safety Quality and Regulatory Intern 2020 - Fort Dodge, IA 50501
an internship where you get the chance to apply knowledge gained in the
classroom to a real-life environment and then multiply that tenfold. From day
one, you will be an integral part of the team. Internships are 12 weeks long,
and we pride ourselves on having one of the most diverse internship programs
in the industry. During the internship, you will tackle real challenges,
cultivate your curiosity, have client exposure, enjoy both personal and team
accomplishments and have your initiative acknowledged along the way. You will
collaborate and build relationships with colleagues and clients who represent
diverse work, culture and resolution styles. We look for people who want to
grow, support, think and produce.
Safety, Quality and Regulatory Internship:
FSQR function at Cargill will provide students with a career interest in the
food industry and a scientific related academic background, the opportunity
to apply knowledge gained in the classroom to a food business and
manufacturing environment. The internship program is designed to provide
students with the opportunity to learn and work with Cargill business
units/function to provide solutions to customers. Through assigned projects,
Interns will have the opportunity to positively impact a
number of food safety, quality, and efficiency initiatives.
will experience a broad cross section of manufacturing including edible oil
refining/packaging, protein, and starches/sweeteners. In addition, Interns
will be gaining exposure to several FSQR programs such as:
- Food Safety,
HACCP and auditing processes
- Laboratory &
manufacturing & Pre-requisite programs
inspection and disposition.
- Supplier and
project work in related FSQR areas
- Final product
approval; assurance of compliance to customer specifications.
- Daily assessment
of process quality parameters and quality assurance systems, including
calibration, raw materials, maintenance, procedures, food safety,
training and auditing.
- Data analysis,
trend identification, troubleshooting, corrective action and
communication with regard to processing data,
final product and wastewater.
- Operate and
maintain lab, control room and in-process instrumentation.
- Dispose of
hazardous wastes (biological and chemical).
miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned (i.e., Process improvement
projects, development and modification of Food Safety and Quality
procedures and documents, and assisting other
locations with process start-ups and projects).
- Cargill offers
both housing assistance and relocation reimbursement to interns who
qualify (based on mileage).
- Internships are
paid and are at least 12 weeks in duration.
transportation to and from work is the responsibility of the intern.
- Attend in person
intern events designed to give exposure to leadership and
cross-functional interns from across the U.S.
- Cargill FSQR
labs are located in an industrial/processing
plant environment. Our plants are fast paced and challenging.
- This job involves
physical activity which generally requires a moderate amount of exertion
on a fairly regular basis – involving bending,
stooping, squatting, twisting, reaching, working on irregular surfaces,
occasional lifting of objects weighing over 50 pounds and frequent
lifting of 10-25 pounds. Could include walking on grating at elevated
levels. The work may also involve other exertions, conditions or
exposures (i.e.- heat, cold, working in wet environment).
promote a culture that celebrates differences. This is a
reflection of the clients we serve and generates intellectually
diverse employees. Cargill’s Business Resource Groups (BRGs) help us embrace
our diversity, make our culture more inclusive and leverage our employees’
unique talents and perspectives to benefit our organization and employees.
U.S. Business Resource Groups include:
- Asian Alliance
- Cargill Young
- Cargill Ability
- Cargill Ebony
Responsible for Orienting and Welcoming (GROW)
- Cargill Pride
- Veterans &
Military Support Network
- Cargill Women’s
pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a
technical science program (Chemistry, Food Science, Animal Science, Meat
Science, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Biology or related science degree)
graduating between December 2020 – May 2022
- Right to work in
the U.S. that is not based solely on possession of a student visa or a
visa sponsored by a third-party employer
ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds
- All candidates
must be geographically flexible and willing to relocate for an
internship opportunity anywhere in the U.S.
- Able to complete
a 12-week internship in the summer (May/June - August 2020)
- Must possess a
high degree of initiative and resourcefulness in completing work with
- Overall GPA 3.0
leadership and technical skills.
ability of collaboration, communication, motivation, interpersonal
effectiveness, teamwork and successful completion of work.
computer skills (word processing, spreadsheets, and database navigation)
- Basic food
safety knowledge with specific emphasis on Hazard Analysis and Critical
Control Point (HACCP), Good Manufacturing Processes (GMPs), labeling,
food additives, sanitation, and food microbiology
- Experience in
applying statistical and quality management tools: such as control
charts, histograms, capability studies, etc.
applying Continuous Improvement concepts
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