Intern, Microbiology Lab (Summer 2017)

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POST DATE 9/9/2016
END DATE 10/22/2016

The J. M. Smucker Company Orrville, OH

Company
The J. M. Smucker Company
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
56847
AJE Ref #
576124926
Location
Orrville, OH
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Temporary
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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For more than 115 years, The J. M. Smucker Company has been committed to offering consumers quality products that bring families together to share memorable meals and moments. Today, Smucker is a leading marketer and manufacturer of consumer food and beverage products and pet food and pet snacks in North America with annual net sales of approximately $8 billion. In consumer foods and beverages, its brands include Smucker's , Folgers , Jif , Dunkin Donuts , Crisco , Pillsbury , R.W. Knudsen Family , Hungry Jack , Caf Bustelo , Martha White , truRoots , Sahale Snacks , Robin Hood , and Bick s . In pet food and pet snacks, its brands include Meow Mix , Milk- Bone , Kibbles 'n Bits , Natural Balance , and 9Lives . The Company remains rooted in the Basic Beliefs of Quality, People, Ethics, Growth, and Independence established by its founder and namesake more than a century ago. For more information about the Company, visit jmsmucker.com.



TITLE

Microbiology Lab Intern



LOCATION

Orrville, OH (Greater Akron area)



WE OFFER THE BENEFIT OF INTERN HOUSING ASSISTANCE, FOR THOSE THAT QUALIFY BASED ON PROXIMITY, TO ENSURE INTERNS HAVE A POSITIVE EXPERIENCE AND ARE FINANCIALLY ABLE TO AFFORD LIVING FOR THE LENGTH OF THE INTERNSHIP.





WORK HOURS

Monday through Friday 8 5 (Flex hours)



PRIMARY INTERNAL CUSTOMERS

Manufacturing plants

Research and Development



KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Primary Objective of the Role

Provide microbiological laboratory experience to an individual studying within a Food Science/Microbiology/Biology or related field. Enhance the individual s food product microbiological knowledge base.

Responsibilities

Routine microbiological testing on finished goods and environmental samples

Laboratory project support

Microbiological reporting within Smucker databases

General laboratory upkeep

Management of an individual Micro project requiring a presentation at the end of the internship





SELECTION CRITERIA

Education

Working toward a Bachelor's degree in Microbiology, Biology, Food Science or related field is required

GPA of 3.0 or higher

Key Qualifications

Strong chemistry and mathematics background

Good computer knowledge and skills

Highly adaptable and flexible to a dynamic environment

Self-motivated, high energy level

General laboratory experience





The J. M. Smucker Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. No person will be discriminated against in hiring or in any other aspect of their employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, marital status, familial status, disability, genetic information, protected veteran/military status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.