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Intern - Process/Manufacturing Engineering (Grand Forks, North Dakota)

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

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. These endeavors have been around for centuries and will continue to be a vital part of the global economy. We currently have an Operations/Continuous Improvement Internship open at our North American Food Group Potato Plant, located in Grand Forks, North Dakota.

 

This Internship opportunity is designed to provide a realistic job preview and lay the solid foundation necessary for a future career within Simplot. This is your chance to learn firsthand about The JR Simplot Company and have a direct impact on our food processing and continuous improvement business processes.

 

As part of the plant operations team, you will participate in and may coordinate continuous improvement and processing activities in the facility on each shift to improve the production of finished products at target specifications, in a food safe environment, to maximize operational efficiencies and meet productivity goals, all while ensuring the safety of all employees.

 

Key Responsibilities

§  Adherence to Safety and GMP requirements.

§  Comply with Quality and Food Safety requirements.

§  Understand Production Demands, Plans and product specifications

o   Tracking, monitoring and gathering data regarding KPI’s:

§  Safety

§  Quality

§  Cost

§  Delivery

§  Exposure to key leadership competencies in the work place:

o   Ensure accountability

o   Manage complexity, Ambiguity & Conflict

o   Business insights & Financial Acumen

o   Collaboration & Communicates effectively

o   Decision Quality

o   Value Differences

o   Customer focus

o   Plans and align

 

Opportunity to be involved in:

Productivity Teams: Problem Solving and Continuous Improvement activities

Data collection and manipulation

Process and Equipment capability analysis

Work with Maintenance and Operations Team on equipment trouble shooting and equipment setup

 

 

Typical Education

§  Currently enrolled or a recent graduate, from a nationally accredited educational facility/university.

Relevant Experience

§  Capable of working full time, shift work, and weekends.

§  Strong mathematical, verbal and written communications skills.

§  Leadership, Coaching, Participant Management style

§  Ability to manage Individual and Team Performance to goals,

 

Job Requisition ID: 3101

Travel Required: None

Location(s): FG Plant - Grand Forks 

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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