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2017 Summer Intern Program - Milling 9/3/2016

Ardent Mills Denver, CO

Company
Ardent Mills
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
1082166
AJE Ref #
576081727
Location
Denver, CO
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Temporary

JOB DESCRIPTION

About Us

Welcome to Ardent Mills, a new company dedicated to helping our customers innovate and grow, with the industry s broadest range of traditional and organic flours, whole grains, customized blends and specialty products. Our ingredients are backed by unrivaled technical support, food safety solutions and the supply assurance of a coast-to-coast network of more than 40 community mills and blending facilities, an artisan commercial bakery and a Mobile Innovation Center. We are Ardent Mills, working with you for the good of grain. And we re looking for dynamic people to join our team.

The Role

The Ardent Mills Plant Intern program will provide broad exposure, training and development interns with a variety of backgrounds. Detailed objectives and individualized initiatives will be established for each participant at the beginning of the program based upon previous experiences and desired exposure. Interns will be immersed in the day-to-day business activity while partnering directly with leaders across the organization, to create an environment that fosters learning and development. In addition to professional guidance, a variety of social and business-related activities are also available for further interaction and networking amongst peers and mentors



Recognizing that candidates come in with diverse backgrounds and interests, the Intern Program has a distinct path.

Key Accountabilities

For dedicated Millers, we provide a tailored curriculum designed to fine tune and nurture the skills and cultivate the knowledge required to operate our mills and continuously improve our milling operations. Our objective is to expose interns to diverse milling challenges, to broaden their experience, and develop a network of resources



A successful candidate will have the following attributes:

* The ability to deliver results in first-time situations by inspiring others and working to earn trust every day

* The willingness to serve others with understanding, respect, and care and to work in a collaborative industrial environment, supporting our plan teams

* The ability to operate with simplicity, clarity and transparency

* The willingness to effectively deal with and drive change

* The ability to organize, prioritize and own multiple tasks while meeting and/or exceeding deadlines

* The ability to learn and apply new technology, with the willingness to share knowledge with others and a strong curiosity for operations

* The ability to organize, prioritize and own multiple tasks while meeting and/or exceeding deadlines

* The ability to learn and apply new technology, with the willingness to share knowledge with others and a strong curiosity for operations



Above all you will be expected to carry out all your activities with reliability, integrity, compliance and in a safe, environmentally responsible, and efficient manner.



Principal Accountabilities:

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

* Participate in pillar meetings, department reviews and small group activities to ensure that work is properly integrated and that progress is on track

* Promotes safety and ensures a safe work environment and employee work habits

* Support and abide by plant rules within the work place

* Ability to support operations on a split or off-shift and (or) weekends as assigned



Skills & Experience

Essential Functions/Requirements:

* Ability to support operations on a split or off-shift and (or) weekends as assigned

* Ability to perform work in inclement weather conditions (hot and cold)

* Candidate must be physically able to climb ladders and stairs

* Willing to work periodic workdays in excess of assigned work schedule



Education, Experience, Skills:

* Majoring in Milling Science, Agriculture Studies, Business, Operations, Food Science, Engineering or related studies

* Strong computer skills

* Strong written and oral communication skills

* Problem solving skills

* Organization/Time Management skills

* Strong analytical skills

* A willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges

Other

Ardent Mills is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.



The preceding position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this position. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees in this position. The description, duties, functions, and responsibilities are subject to change at the discretion of Ardent Mills.