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Co-Op - IS Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES)


Buffalo, NY, US, 14213

Req ID:  24710
Segment:  Information Technology & Systems

Rich’s has been able to pull off something rare in the business world: a culture that successfully blends the latest business practices with family values.  That means our associates are able to work for a great company while also benefiting from a work environment that fosters world class professionalism combined with family intimacy.  Our benefit offerings are reflective of this unique blend of Life, Work and Family .


Must be available for a full semester (Summer 2020 through Fall 2020 ). 

Support projects related to manufacturing execution systems (MES) from concept (design), development, implementation, and support.  Assist Automation Engineers and Information System Analysts with project management and application development tasks.


Develop and program enterprise level Energy Management, Quality, Lean Manufacturing, and SCADA systems to drive continuous improvements in our manufacturing operations:
- Develop graphical user interfaces for plant floor operators using Wonderware's suite of development tools to provide visibility to plant processes.
- Develop programs to collect, analyze, and present plant floor data using .NET technologies.
- Utilize Microsoft SQL and Microsoft Reporting services to present contextual information to management to aid business decisions.
- Develop interfaces to plant floor automation control systems (programmable logic controllers).
- Develop interfaces to ERP systems for master data and transactional reporting.


Enrolled in a Bachelor's degree program in Electrical Engineering, MIS, CS or related field.
Strong PC Skills, proficiency with Windows, Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project)
Demonstrated time management and organizational skills.
Effective verbal, written, and interpersonal skills required.

Familiar with Microsoft SQL Server, SRS reporting services, Windows Server environments

Preferred Programming Skills: SQL, C#, .Net MVC

Rich Products Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates (“Rich’s”), are committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local law. The information collected by this application is solely to determine suitability for employment, verify identity, and maintain employment statistics on applicants.


Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on Rich’s. Please contact Rich’s Human Resources department if you need assistance completing this application or to otherwise participate in the application process.


As a family-owned company, caring for our associates—their whole selves—is a top priority. That’s why we provide benefits and tools to help our people balance the integration of work and life:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Health & financial benefits
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Family planning support
  • Flexible work policy
  • Associate affinity groups
  • Volunteering & community impact opportunities
  • Holiday gatherings
  • In-house taste tests (we are a food company after all)!

It’s all part of how we support our family of associates. Because in the company of family, all things are possible.


Rich’s, also known as Rich Products Corporation, is a family-owned food company dedicated to inspiring possibilities. From cakes and icings to pizza, appetizers and specialty toppings, our products are used in homes, restaurants and bakeries around the world. Beyond great food, our customers also gain insights to help them stay competitive, no matter their size. Our portfolio includes creative solutions geared at helping food industry professionals compete in foodservice, retail, in-store bakery, deli, and prepared foods, among others. Working in 100 locations globally, with annual sales exceeding $3.8 billion, Rich’s is a global leader with a focus on everything that family makes possible. Rich’s®—Infinite Possibilities. One Family.

Nearest Major Market: Buffalo

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