Smithfield Foods Operations Intern - Summer 2018 in Denver, Colorado

2017-6821Job LocationsUS-VA-Smithfield | US-VA-Smithfield | US-IA-Orange city | US-CO-DenverJob Post Information* : Posted Date1 month agoTitleOperations Intern - Summer 2018CategoryInternshipsTypeInternFLSA StatusNon-ExemptShiftCorporate - Day Shift# of Openings1OverviewThe Smithfield internship program offers students a paid opportunity to workin an environment that fosters real-life experiences, explores careeroptions and applies your education. You will become a part of key managementmeetings and participate in meaningful projects. Our goal is to provide aworking environment that not only encourages creativity, but offersequality, diversity, mutual respect and productivity. Our summerinternships are typically 10 weeks.EEO/AA InformationResponsibilitiesYou will have exposure and the opportunity to broaden your skills throughimpactful work, mentored relationships, and will gain real world exposureto different disciplines on Smithfield operations team.Rotate within the different departments of the Operations function in ourplants to gain perspective in: Maximizing Yields & Efficiencies,Maintaining Product Quality, Customer Service Standards, Employee Safety& Ergonomics, and Employee Relations through a "hands-on" learning experience.Gain knowledge and understanding of yields, plant efficiencies, operationsprocedures, USDA/HACCP regulations, and OSHA Standards and utilize theseto plan and direct cost savings, quality, and yield improvement projects.Work with and through management to develop and implement actions that protectcompany assets and profitability.Learn project and management skills as well as personnel management skills.This internship will focus on our pet health division in Smithfield'sPremium Pet Health production plant.QualificationsAgbusiness, AgEcon, Agri-Industry, Meat Science or IndustrialEngineering major preferredMust have completed your sophomore year in collegeMust have excellent communication skills, both written and verbalMust have working experience with Microsoft applications (Word, Excel,PowerPoint)Must have the willingness to learn and work in a team environmentMust be a proactive thinker and self-motivatedSoftware Powered by iCIMSSmithfield is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action (EEO/AA)Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regardto race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genderidentity, religion, age, status as a protected veteran, status as anindividual with disability, or any other protected group status or non-jobrelated characteristic as directed by law.