SMITHFIELD Operations Intern - Summer 2018 in SIOUX CITY, Iowa
Operations Intern - Summer 2018ID2017-6755Job LocationsUS-IA-Sioux CityCategoryInternshipsTypeInternFLSA StatusNon-ExemptShiftCorporate - Day ShiftOverviewThe Smithfield internship program offers students a paid opportunity to work in an environment that fosters real-life experiences, explores career options and applies your education. You will become a part of key management meetings and participate in meaningful projects. Our goal is to provide a working environment that not only encourages creativity, but offers equality, diversity, mutual respect and productivity. Our summer internships are typically 10 weeks.EEO/AA InformationResponsibilitiesYou will have exposure and the opportunity to broaden your skills through impactful work, mentored relationships, and will gain real world exposure to different disciplines on Smithfield operations team.Rotate within the different departments of the Operations function in our plants 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, operations procedures, USDA/HACCP regulations, and OSHA Standards and utilize these to plan and direct cost savings, quality, and yield improvement projects.Work with and through management to develop and implement actions that protect company assets and profitability.Learn project and management skills as well as personnel management skills.QualificationsAgbusiness, AgEcon, Agri-Industry, Meat Science or Industrial Engineering 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 regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with disability, or any other protected group status or non-job related characteristic as directed by law.