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MICHAEL FOODS Operations Internship in LENOX, Iowa

DescriptionMichael foods, Inc. is a leading food processor and distributor with business in egg products, refrigerated grocer and potato product and offers exciting job possibilities throughout our organization. Join our company and be part of an innovative team that First in Food where you can enhance your career, sharpen your talents and make an impact.We have the honor and responsibility of working in food a critical infrastructure industry during this time of global crisis. We are working around the clock to keep inventory flowing to our retailers and to help feed the world. We are hiring at many of our manufacturing facilitiesthis is a great opportunity for those who are now available due to hours being cut at their regular job or being sent home from college temporarily.Take a look at how Michael Foods is giving back to the community during this difficult time!JOB SUMMARY: The operations internship position is involved in manufacturing production achievements and implementation of process improvement activities at Michael Foods, Inc. This position should also build capability and provide a pipeline of future talent for Michael Foods.JOB ACTIVIIES: Be part of the plant operations team; assist with daily production activity by partnering with operations supervisory team and work with CI, Quality, and Maintenance team on process improvements and productivity goals for the Plant.Major responsibilities include:Adherence to Safety and Environment policyCompliance to Quality and Food Safety requirementsUnderstanding Production Demands, Plans and Requirements at SKU levelLeading a team of operators and technicians through day-to-day process executionTracking, Monitoring and Drive of Key Process Indicators (KPIs) resultsOEE and downtime calculationsProcess LossCost ImpactExposure to Key Leadership Competency at work place:Ensure accountability and Direct WorksManage complexity, Ambiguity and ConflictBusiness insights and Financial AcumenCollaboration and Communicates effectivelyDecision QualityValue DifferencesCustomer focusPlans and alignOpportunity to involved in:Productivity Teams: Problem Solving and Continuous Improvement activitiesData collection and manipulationProcess and Equipment capability analysisWork with Maintenance and Operations Team on equipment trouble shooting and equipment setupQualifications:Current enrollment in a Bachelors or Masters Degree program related to business management or engineering field.Basic understanding on OEE, plant performance, root cause analysis, process continuous improvement and Six Sigma tools/improvement cycleExcellent verbal and oral communication skills and be able to influence others.Eager to learn and challenge yourself; self-directed, detail oriented, reliable and strong initiativeStrong statistical skills include but not limited to statistical process control (SPC), capability analysis, linear regressions, categorical data analysis and design of experiment (DOE).Microsoft Office user capabilities and any CMMS experience is a plusBe able to work 10 consecutive weeks during the months of May through August 2019.The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of the work and may not include all of the duties required of the position.Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation