Chr. Hansen - West Allis, WI

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Summer Intern 2013 – Agribusiness / Dairy Feed Industry

Job Description:

The summer intern will be responsible for supporting the on farm sales and marketing efforts in collaboration with the Chr. Hansen North American Cattle Team. The position will focus on assisting with the execution of two value added programs offered to dairy producers. The position will be held for a four month period between the May 1, 2013 and August 31, 2012. Tasks and responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

Conducting silage audits
- Forage, feed and manure sample collection and organization
- Core density sampling of silage
- Thermal camera imaging
- Visual observation reports
- Analysis of data and presentation of results of both Chr. Hansen and dairymen

Assisting in the execution of our feed digestibility program
- Collecting manure samples
- Completing paper work, including laboratory request forms
- Data analysis and data presentation to both Chr. Hansen and dairymen

Assisting in administrative tasks pertaining to dairy production business
- Lead generation and follow-up
- Data entry and analysis
- Copy editing and proof reading

Essential Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully the candidate must have a background in agriculture, or currently studying agribusiness, ag. science at an accredited post-secondary school. The candidate must be a self-starter and be able to work independently of others. The candidate will need to provide their own vehicle with valid insurance and will be reimbursed for mileage expenses. The candidate must be willing to do some overnight travel and will be reimbursed for meals and travel expenses.