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Global Technology R&D Co-Op

Location: 

Buffalo, NY, US, 14213

Req ID:  32086
Segment:  Research & Development

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 $4 billion, Rich’s is a global leader with a focus on everything that family makes possible. Rich’s®—Infinite Possibilities. One Family.

PURPOSE STATEMENT

Rich’s Global Technology team is looking for a Food Science Intern starting in Spring 2023 for a duration of 4 to 8 months. This position is in the Research and Development department at our World Headquarters location in Buffalo, New York. Come be part of creating the future of food and Rich Products by working on exciting new technologies and contributing to innovative solutions.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES/OUTCOMES

  • The primary function of this position is to assist the Global Technology Team with projects ranging from low to high complexity. In this job the student will utilize their fundamental food science and chemistry knowledge to research, develop, and evaluate new technologies such as ingredients, processes, and equipment.

    The main responsibilities in this role are executing experiments in our R&D Laboratory and Pilot Plant, developing analytical tests, supporting with data analysis, and researching emerging food ingredient and process innovations that can be applied to our Global business. This opportunity is available to creative and energetic students who want to make a difference, seek challenges, and want to gain hands on experience in food product and process development.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/EXPERIENCE

Enrolled in bachelor’s or master's degree program in Food Science or related degree such as Food Technology, Food Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Bioengineering, or Applied Science.

Candidates must demonstrate an ability to learn quickly, work well independently as well as in a team environment, and manage multiple projects and tasks.

Candidates must be lawfully authorized to work in U.S upon application.

Minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher preferred.

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 at asc@rich.com if you need assistance completing this application or to otherwise participate in the application process.

BRINGING YOUR BEST SELF TO WORK.

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 resource 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.

MEET RICH’S.

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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