The purpose of this position is to provide technical
support within the area of Quality & Food Safety. The role provides
a 10-12 week exposure to the critical aspects of a QFS department during
on-going operations. Project work is focused on real-time issues and
on high-priority activities within the QFS function.
The activities and duties are dependent
on a specific assignment and will vary year to
year. However, the general duties and accountabilities include:
Support the regulatory affairs function in the areas of nutritional
labeling, package graphics review, regulated claims, website review and
nutritional data analysis.
Enhance and/or develop quality systems that will lead to best in class
Keep abreast of consumer complaints and provide updates to the organization
as to trends as well as initiating actions at the plant level to increase
Support the SQF initiative in both Levels 2 and 3.
Participate in company sponsored events for summer interns.
Applicant must be enrolled as an
undergraduate upper classman in Food Science. Enrollment in a Masters program in Food Science is
preferred. Preference will be given to applicants that have an
emphasis in the areas of nutrition and labeling, food safety and/or quality
Applicant must have exceptional
problem-solving skills, be a proven innovator, have excellent communication
skills and be creative. The ability to work effectively in
team-based environment with multiple functional groups is a must. The
ability to achieve results and execute multiple simultaneous projects is
required, along with experience using statistical methods and design of