Cargill Food Safety, Quality and Regulatory Co-op 2019 in Guelph, Ontario

Food Safety, Quality and Regulatory Co-op 2019

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.


As a Food Safety, Quality and Regulatory Co-op you will learn the various aspects of the business as well as be assigned a project that aligns you with our operational needs. You will be trained in various areas required to learn basic skills necessary to understand the process to complete assigned project(s). These areas of training/projects may include the following:

Food Safety

  • Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s)

  • Sanitation Requirements

  • CFIA Regulations and Requirements


  • Food Safety Initiatives

  • FSSC / ISO 22000

  • Product Sampling


  • Plant operations

  • Plant process studies

  • Process Improvements Inventory Management (scheduling/planning/maintaining inventory)


  • Overview of OSHA Requirements

  • Safety Training

  • Injury/Illness Reporting

  • Job Task Procedures (JTP’s)

Internship Programming:

  • Cargill offers relocation reimbursement to interns who qualify (based on mileage).

  • Internships are paid and are at least 16 weeks in duration.

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

  • Interns who demonstrate exceptional performance and a curiosity to learn more may be offered a full-time position for the following year.

Job Locations:

  • Aberdeen, SK

  • London, ON

  • Plant setting


Required Qualifications:

  • Pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Animal Science, Food Science, Ag-Business, Ag-Econ, Engineering, Business Administration or related fields and graduating between December 2019 and May 2021.

  • Willingness to work evening, night, weekend and rotating shifts if required

  • Must be legally entitled to work for Cargill in Canada

  • 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 Canada.

  • Able to complete a 8 month internship (January 2019 - August 2019 or May 2019- December 2019)

  • 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 3.0 GPA or higher

Job Quality Assurance/Food Safety

Primary Location Canada-Ontario-Guelph

Other Locations Canada-Ontario-London, Canada

Req ID: CAN00595