Food Science Intern
Basic American Foods - Idaho

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Position Summary: Working within specifically defined project goals, this position performs research and development tests, gathers and documents data, and reports testing results. Principal Accountabilities 1. Responsible for assisting in planning, coordination and execution of specific tasks pertaining to researching and testing of assigned project. Work is carried out under supervision of project manager. 2. Accountable for assisting in planning, coordination and execution of lab, pilot plant, and plant tests and experiments as needed for the project. 3. Accountable for providing and maintaining written test documentation, including up-to-date lab books containing accurate results of all experiments, tests, formulations used, analytical results, and other pertinent information. 4. Accountable for maintaining good housekeeping in assigned Technology areas, following established practices, processes, and procedures, maintaining a safe work environment, and for practicing and enforcing BAF safety policies. Must maintain the highest standards of ethics and integrity while embodying the tenets of "What We Stand For" and "The Basic Principles." Must maintain the highest standards of data management by creating consistent, reliable data which will ensure accuracy and in turn, maximize the use of data and confidence in decision making. Proactively manage safety by ensuring compliance with all Federal and State regulations and internal Company policies. Regularly complete behavior based safety observations. Ensure unsafe conditions are corrected in a timely manner. All employees are responsible for upholding the principles of SQF 2000. All employees are responsible for immediately reporting any food safety, food quality or plant security issues to management for appropriate action. Other duties may be assigned. Supervisory Responsibilities This job has no supervisory responsibilities. 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 with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Education and/or ExperienceCurrently enrolled in a Food Science program as a Sophomore, Junior, or Senior. Language SkillsAbility to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization. Mathematical SkillsAbility to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. Reasoning AbilityAbility to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. Computer SkillsProficiency in use of personal computers must be capable of inputting and analyzing data on a computer. Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office applications is required. Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and color vision. Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; extreme heat; risk of electrical shock and vibration; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; extreme cold and risk of radiation. The noise level in the work environment is occasionally loud.

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