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Food Technologist Sensory Lab Intern


TCCA, Tillamook OR

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The Food Technology / Sensory Internship is a program that will train the intern on sensory lab technics in a renowned cheese production facility. The Internship will also encompass involvement in a basic R&D project.

  • Set up comparison evaluations and set up products for comparison.
  • Write up product comparison.
  • Help sort and identify esthetically pleasing blocks for future contests.
  • Help organize and categorize shelf life photos and videos.
  • Review Sensory Process and verify the process follows exact PPM documentation for SQF audit.
  • Assist in R&D projects.


Education and Experience:

High school diploma is required. Bachelorís degree earned within six months or in the process of obtaining a Bachelorís degree in Food Science, Dairy Science or related field of study is preferred.

Prior food production or production /manufacturing experience and/or training is preferred.

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Ability to operate with moderate supervision.

Meticulous attention to detail.

Intermediate knowledge of computer applications including Microsoft Word and Excel; database experience preferred.

Requires commitment to objectives of the organization.

Technical knowledge in area of responsibility.

Math skills (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division).

Decision-making skills, training skills, problem analysis skills, teamwork, creativity, the need to read, write, speak and understand the English language and the need to perform advanced math (analysis, statistics, significant data or number manipulation)

Organizational skills and the ability to prioritize.

Physical ability to taste test all of our products.

Physical Requirements:

Must be able to pass pre-employment test.

Temporary, fulltime internship position. Wage is $15 to $18 per hour depending on experience and education.

Tillamook County Creamery Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-free Workplace.
















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