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R&D Product Development Intern
Lamb Weston 25 reviews - Richland, WA





The Role
The product development intern will be a contributing member of a team that brings together leading-edge technical knowledge to spur development of new potato products and processes. He or she will gain insight to industry while assisting professionals in studies and projects. The intern is a resource to the Sr. Food Scientist in the execution of pilot plant tests and research studies. She or he will be mentored and receive as needed training and given new responsibilities. The intern will be capable of working in a collaborative environment demonstrated by sharing ideas, opinions and expertise. Internships will be for an 11-week period from May through August, 2016. This is a paid internship.

Key Accountabilities
Conduct laboratory and pilot plant experiments
Exposure to manufacturing processes and equipment for periodic extended workdays
Duties may include, but not limited to:
Planning test sequences
Ordering, weighing and assembling components
Operating and assembling pilot plant equipment
Arranging product shipments

Sample preparation for laboratory analyses
Document and maintain accurate and complete records relating to processing parameters, product attributes, weights, etc.
Collect and organize data
Format, analyze, and summarize data

Maintain current and accuracy laboratory notebook

Skills & Experience
Food Science curriculum
Third or Fourth Year undergraduate student or Graduate Student
Ability to lift up to 60 lbs. on a regular basis.

Lamb Weston is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

Job Type: Internship

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