Location: Will vary depending on internship position
Internship Dates: Full Time for approximately 12 weeks (May – August)
The Plant Operations Internship is a hands-on internship that is heavily engaged in day-to-day production activities manufacturing millions of pounds of beef on an annual basis. You will work with experienced employees to learn all aspects of either Harvest (Barn, Hide-On, Hide-Off, and Variety Meats) or Fabrication (Boning and Packaging) while developing managerial based skills. A few learning opportunities include:
Working alongside supervisors and employees in various departments to learn and understand daily production operations.
Identifying trends and making recommends improving plant processes and operations.
Partnering with management to develop and implement actions that protect company assets and profitability or set policies and procedures.
Developing management skills while leading and motivating others.
Interpreting, applying, and/or enforcing company policies, programs, rules, regulations, and safety rules in support of departmental and corporate goals for safety, quality, and production.
Active involvement in employee safety, food quality, and humane handling to ensure successful operations.
Completing projects assigned by your mentor.
NOTE: This description is not intended to be all-inclusive. An employee may perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization; these duties are considered marginal.
Minimum Qualifications (Required):
Must have completed your Junior year at a credited College or University.
Maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
Have the desire and ability to work well both independently and cross functionally.
Are willing to engage others through strong communication and leadership skills.
Are an inquisitive individual that has a desire to gain knowledge through experience.
Ability to perform all duties required in both office and manufacturing environments wearing proper PPE.
Have reliable transportation to and from working location
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