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
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 consumer satisfaction.
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
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 experiments.