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Intern - FS/QA

Location: 

Buffalo, NY, US, 14213

Req ID:  23961

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 .

PURPOSE STATEMENT

The Food Safety and Quality Assurance Intern will develop an understanding of Rich Products Corporation’s Food Safety, Quality, and Regulatory departments and programs through a structured development program. Interns also gain exposures to educate themselves on the overall Rich Products Corporation business and marketplace. The Food Safety and Quality Assurance Intern will provide support to the Food Safety, Quality Assurance and Regulatory Department through various projects and initiatives. 

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES/OUTCOMES

Candidates will concentrate most of their internship program in an office setting at our world headquarters office. Core competencies to be developed are an understanding of Rich Products Corporation Food Safety and Quality Assurance programs primarily supporting external suppliers

 Areas of exposure may include, but are not limited to:

  • Compile and analyze data on food safety and quality metrics.  Provide conclusions and reporting.
  • Request and review food safety documentation from suppliers and contract manufacturers.  Follow up by phone or email to request clarification or additional information. 
  • Participate in special projects as required.
  • Regularly participate in team meetings.
  • Review and compare raw material specifications for compliance to business needs.
  • Perform administrative support as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/EXPERIENCE

  • Enrollment in an Associates, Bachelor’s or graduate degree program at an accredited university pursuing a degree in food science, biology, chemistry, microbiology or related program.
  • Strong quantitative/analytical skills to include interpretation of data, identifying trends, etc.
  • Personal computer skills with ability to use Microsoft Office programs and statistical software
  • Work effectively in a team environment
  • Express ideas and information in a clear and concise manner
  • The ability to organize, prioritize and own multiple tasks while meeting and/or exceeding deadlines

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.


Nearest Major Market: Buffalo

Job Segment: Administrative Assistant, Administrative

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