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Intern, Quality Assurance

Company: Indiana Packers Corporation
Location: Delphi
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Quality Assurance Summer InternshipIndiana Packers Corporation (IPC) is a fully integrated retail, foodservice and private label producer of fresh and processed meats based in Delphi, Indiana. Since the start of operations in 1991, we have experienced rapid growth from a single pork processing company into a multi-plant diversified producer of fresh and processed meats, with locations throughout America's Heartland and revenues of approximately $1.5B. We are best known for our national brand Kentucky Legend (the best-selling boneless ham brand in the United States) as well as several well-known regional brands, including Indiana Kitchen, Fischer's, Field, Mickelberry's, Kentuckian Gold, and Scott Pete. We have additional processing facilities in Frankfort, Indiana; Holland, Michigan; and Owensboro, Kentucky.What will a Quality Assurance Intern do?An intern will perform the daily fun job functions consistent with a full-time Quality Assurance Technician at Indiana Packers. They will perform actual full-time QA job functions while working inside one of America's premier pork processing facilities. In addition, the intern will need to have an open-mind and be willing to perform other tasks and or projects that support our Quality Assurance function.ResponsibilitiesComplete primal and sub-primal quality control auditsPerform monitoring and verification tasks prescribed in HACCP and SSOP plansComplete other QA inspections including but not limited to: boneless meat inspections, ambient and product temperature monitoring, inspection of packaging materials, animal handling audits, process and procedural verification, and finished processed product auditsQualificationsFull-time college student, majoring in an agricultural related field at a regionally accredited universityMust have completed their freshman year at a college or universityMust be able to work in cold (around 35 degrees) or ambient (whatever it is outside) temperaturesSkills You Must PossessExcellent organizational and interpersonal skillsStrong work ethic and willingness to execute duties consistent with a full-time QA technician position with high quality resultsAbility to complete job tasks with minimal supervisionAbility to operate a PC equipped with MS Office SoftwareCommitmentOnce accepted, the intern shall commit to the time frame they will be available for the internship. The duration shall be approximately mid-May to mid-August.Attendance is required and expected. Absences should be minimal.Note This Position Description is not all-inclusive because we simply cannot list everything an intern will do!Physical Requirements:Work is primarily performed in an office environment requiring ability to sit, talk, hear, frequent walking, standing, and sitting; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Ability to occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision. Ability to use standard office equipment such as telephone, computer, and copier.OUR COMPANY: INDIANA PACKERS CORPORATIONIndiana Packers Corporation (IPC) is a fully integrated retail, food service and private label producer of fresh and processed meats company. IPC is majority owned, by Mitsubishi Corporation, Japan's largest trading company with more than 60,000 team members. As a company, we are growing; in the past five years, we've grown by more than 50% to almost 3,000 team members with 4 primary processing facilities. We value diversity, innovation, collaboration and those passionate about their jobs. Are you ready to step up to the challenge of launching your career with Indiana Packers?OUR COMMUNITY: GREATER LAFAYETTE, INDIANALafayette/West Lafayette, Indiana is in a prime location with easy and quick access to Chicago, Illinois and Indianapolis, Indiana. The area is home to Purdue University, ranked as the fifth best public university in the country according to the Wall Street Journal (2019). Two of the top five high schools in the state are located here, helping to fuel a great place to live for our team members with families. With an abundance of strong educational systems and a less than average cost of living, there is a lot to like about the area.The city has also been recognized by Forbes Magazine as the #2 Small City for Business and careers. With a combined population of roughly 150,000, Lafayette/West Lafayette offers metropolitan amenities while maintaining its small-town charm. If you enjoy a larger city experience, you can be in downtown Indianapolis in an hour and downtown Chicago in two hours!Indiana Packers Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and values diversity. Our EOE policy not only prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any protected category under state, local or federal law, but also reflects our commitment to making all employment decisions without regard to an individual's membership in a protected class. This policy relates to all phases of employment, including, but not limited to, recruiting, employment, placement, promotion, transfer, demotion, termination, rates of pay and other forms of compensation, selection for training, the use of all facilities, and participation in company-sponsored employee activities. As part of its equal opportunity policy, we also take affirmative action in accordance with applicable laws to ensure that women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities have opportunities to join and progress within the Company.IND123

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