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Ops Support Intern El Campo, TX

Location: 

El Campo, TX, US, 77437-6125

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.

Summary

Simplot Grower Solutions Summer Operations Internships involve working directly with retail locations and production plant operations. After a week of training and orientation, each Intern will be paired with a seasoned Location Manager mentor. Interns will assist their mentors as well as other locations in the area in their daily activities. Opportunities to attend educational field days and meetings are common during the summer and interns are encouraged to attend. Interaction with growers is an integral aspect of a retail location and interns will often be a part of that interaction. Our motto at Simplot is “One Simplot” meaning we are all in this together. On occasion interns could be asked to assist Crop Advisors with tasks to help “get the job done”. Simplot has the solution to the seed, crop protection, and crop nutrition needs of growers.
 

Key Responsibilities

Daily activities include inventory management, shipping and receiving, and product processing. Simplot’s software system is used daily, and interns will be involved in using the program. Additionally, interns are given a specific challenging task that are required to be fulfilled by the end of the summer.

Typical Education

  • Must be enrolled in an accredited university/college or have graduated no more than 6 months prior to start of internship.
  • Major in Agriculture, Agribusiness, Agronomy, Crop Science, Systems Management or other related major.

Other Information

  • Valid driver’s license
  • Ability to work some weekends and overtime when needed.
  • A farm background or farm experience is preferred but not required.
  • School of Agriculture is preferred but not an absolute requirement.

Job Requisition ID: 11113

Travel Required: Less than 10%

Location(s): SGS No 2 Retail - El Campo 

Country: United States

**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.**

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