Quality Intern

Washington Court House, 2101 Kenskill Ave., Washington Court House, Ohio, United States of America Req #1567
Friday, November 25, 2022
Sugar Creek Packing Co., founded in 1966, is a flourishing privately held, family owned food company. Its commitment to making the highest-quality, best-value products has allowed Sugar Creek to grow into one of the largest independent bacon processors servicing the global market.

This position is for a Summer Quality intern with tentative start date of May 15, 2023.

DESCRIPTION SUMMARY
Assists Plant FSQA Team and Plant FSQA Manager in maintaining and improving the overall food safety of SugarCreek, which includes learning and improving upon sanitation procedures, staying up to date on good manufacturing practices (GMPs), and implementing effective and consistent initiatives at each of the plants.  This role is designed to allow this individual to learn various aspects of the Food Industry and obtain an understanding for the different disciplines, within the Food Safety & Quality Assurance areas of focus. 

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist FSQA Department in current food safety initiatives, tests, and objectives.
  • Learn manufacturing Quality Assurance (QA) responsibilities while engaging in the operations at the plant level.
  • Trend & analyze microbial swab results, customer complaints, and other FSQA-related data.
  • Research potential manufacturing technologies to assist in the food safety of our products. 
  • Redesign FSQA Food Safety Training to trend and analyze through technology.
  • Assist in outside FSQA audits conducted by our customers.
  • Identify and develop more training opportunities for FSQA personnel through vendors and more formal classes. 
  • Conduct data validations.
  • Participate in SugarCreek Internship Program.
  • Coordinate with other departments (Engineering, Operations, Maintenance) during improvement projects.
  • Complete FSQA Operational Improvement Plants (OIP) projects.
  • Comply with federal, state, and company policies, procedures, and regulations. 
  • Support all safety, food quality and sanitation initiatives and policies. 
  • Follow SugarCreek safety rules and procedures. 
  • Perform other duties and tasks as assigned. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education: Enrolled in a Bachelor's Degree - seeking program in Food Science, Animal Science, Food Science and Technology, or other related field.
Experience: None required.
Certification or Licensure Requirements: None required. 

ABILITIES KNOWLEDGE, AND SKILLS REQUIRED
  • Possess knowledge of and passion for the food industry.
  • Possess proficiency with computer programs, specifically Microsoft Office. 
  • Able to plan, organize, and manage time effectively. 
  • Possess basic mathematic skills, specifically in arithmetic and algebra. 
  • Able to write and communicate effectively. 
  • Possess strong quantitative skills and be able to apply those skills in programs like Microsoft Excel. 

OTHER REQUIREMENTS
No unusual physical requirements. Physical requirements are consistent with manufacturing-type office positions, including mostly sitting with some standing/walking required.  Other light physical activity like using stairs or occasionally moving items weighing less than 15lbs may be required as needed.  Some travel may be required in between plants.

WORK ENVIRONMENT
Some travel to other locations is required.

Some work is performed in a comfortable, indoor, office-like facility.  Some work is performed in an indoor, manufacturing facility with close proximity to heavy and hazardous machinery.  Safety wear is required, including hard hat, hairnet, hearing protection, safety glasses, steel toe boots, coats, and other necessary equipment.  Very little work is performed outside of the manufacturing facility. 

We are an equal opportunity employer.

We participate in E-verify.  Participamos en E-verify.

Right to Work.  Derecho al Trabajo.

Other details

  • Job Family Internships and Co-Ops
  • Job Function Indirect
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Job Start Date Monday, May 15, 2023
Location on Google Maps
  • Washington Court House, 2101 Kenskill Ave., Washington Court House, Ohio, United States of America