Cargill Food Safety, Quality and Regulatory Intern (GEOS) 2018 in Sidney, Ohio

Food Safety, Quality and Regulatory Intern (GEOS) 2018

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.

Description

Internships at Cargill:

Imagine 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.

Food Safety, Quality and Regulatory Internship:

The FSQR function at Cargill will provide students with a career interest and a food 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.

Principal Accountabilities:

Interns will experience a broad cross section of manufacturing including bulk edible oil refining, and packaged oils manufacturing processes. In addition, Interns will be gaining exposure to several FS, Q, & R programs such as:

  • Food Safety, HACCP and auditing processes

  • Laboratory & Instrumentation programs

  • Food manufacturing & Pre-requisite programs

  • Product inspection and disposition.

  • Supplier and external manufacturing

  • Substantial project work in related FSQR areas

Internship Programming:

  • 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.

  • Day–to-day transportation to and from work is the responsibility of the intern.

  • Attend Intern Forum, an event held at Cargill headquarters in Minneapolis, MN, designed to give exposure to leadership and cross-functional interns from across the U.S.

Environment:

  • 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. The work may also involve other exertions, conditions or exposures (i.e.- heat, cold, working in wet environment).

Job Location:

  • Sidney, OH

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master's degree in a technical science program (Chemistry, Food Science, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Biology or related science degree) graduating between December 2018 - May 2020

  • 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

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures

  • 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 2018)

  • Must possess a high degree of initiative and resourcefulness in completing work with limited guidance

  • Must be able to complete essential functions of this job as outlined in the job description with reasonable accommodations

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Overall GPA 3.0 preferred.

  • Strong leadership and technical skills.

  • Demonstrated ability of collaboration, communication, motivation, interpersonal effectiveness, teamwork and successful completion of work.

  • Moderate 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.

  • Experience applying Continuous Improvement concepts

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

Job Quality Assurance/Food Safety

Primary Location US-OH-Sidney

Req ID: UNI05263