Smithfield Foods

Quality Assurance Technician - Temporary FT Position Summer 2021

ID
2021-15968
Job Locations
US-SD-Sioux Falls
Category
Intern/Trainee
Type
Temporary Full-Time
Shift
1st Shift

Job Locations

US-SD-Sioux Falls

Your Opportunity

We Invest in Smithfield’s Future by Investing in Yours.

 

The Smithfield Foods 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. 

 

Smithfield Foods in Sioux Falls, SD is seeking a hardworking, detail-oriented student to join our Quality Assurance/ Food Safety team as a temporary, summer position.  This entry-level Quality Assurance/Food Safety Technician position provides a strong opportunity for future opportunities with the company. 

Core Responsibilities

Responsibilities and tasks are written as follows:

  • Collects data-lethality and stabilization profiles on all cooking systems, using Data Trace probes. Analyzes data against the established cook schedules and appropriate cooling schedules.
  • Downloads information from the probes into Excel spread sheets to show internal and ambient air temperatures of the cooking and chilling profiles to show the full cycle, cook cycle, narrow cook, lethality, chill, diagram, and raw data.
  • Maintains and organizes the data by HACCP Plan for the HACCP supporting elements.
  • Assists in communicating findings to appropriate plant personnel both production and mechanical.
  • Coordinates probing times with plant personnel.
  • Assists in other data probing projects deemed necessary like investigating room temperature variations using I- Buttons temp recorders; plotting production dwell times.
  • Enforces all aspects of Food Safety and Quality Management Systems

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

  • Agribusiness, Meat Science, Food Science, Animal Science or related major.
  • Must have completed your sophomore year in college.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Experience working with Microsoft Excel, Word, Project, PowerPoint, and AutoCAD.
  • Willingness to learn and work in a team environment.
  • Proactive thinker and self-motivated.
  • Strong time, project, and organizational management skills.
  • The ability to work independently.
  • Ability to work well with others in fast paced, dynamic environment.
  • Ability to be respectful, approachable and team oriented while building strong working relationships and a positive work environment.

Careers and Benefits

To learn more about Smithfield’s benefits, visit smithfieldfoods.com/careerbenefits

Why Work at Smithfield Foods 8-13-19

About Smithfield Foods

Headquartered in Smithfield, Va. since 1936, Smithfield Foods, Inc. is an American food company with agricultural roots and a global reach. Our 40,000 U.S. and 15,000 European employees are dedicated to producing "Good food. Responsibly.®" and have made us one of the world's leading vertically integrated protein companies. We have pioneered sustainability standards for more than two decades, including many industry firsts, such as our ambitious commitment to cut our carbon impact by 25 percent by 2025. We believe in the power of protein to end food insecurity and have donated hundreds of millions of food servings to our neighbors in need. Smithfield boasts a portfolio of high-quality iconic brands, such as Smithfield®, Eckrich® and Nathan's Famous®, among many others. For more information, visit www.smithfieldfoods.com, and connect with us on FacebookTwitterLinkedIn and Instagram.

EEO/AA Information

Smithfield is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, protected veterans status, status as a disabled individual or any other protected group status or non-job characteristic as directed by law.

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