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Manufacturing Operations Intern

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.


The Operations Intern program for the Simplot Food Group Manufacturing organization is an integrated opportunity, giving you a broad understanding on the manufacturing process. You will learn about multiple processes involved to produce quality potato or vegetable products. This could include quality assurance, maintenance, sanitation, production, continuous improvement. The position is a full time, summer-long internship approximately going from May to August.  

Key Responsibilities

  • Assists in data analysis of projects
  • Assists as needed on the production floor to gather data and review/explain
  • Complete specific job duties and projects while working with many different people and positions to gain understanding of various jobs in potato/vegetable processing.
  • Get great exposure to the manufacturing process of producing potato and vegetable products.

Typical Education

  • Pursuing a bachelor’s degree from 4-year college or university
  • Strong academic record (suggested minimum 3.0 GPA), with a bachelor’s degree emphasis in Agriculture, Food Science, Business, Engineering

Job Requisition ID: 6253

Travel Required: None

Location(s): FG Plant - Moses Lake 

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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