Intern – Field Operations (Pasco, WA)
The J.R. SimplotCompany is a diverse, privately held organization with roots firmly planted inagriculture and agriculture-related businesses. These endeavors have beenaround for centuries and will continue to be a vital part of the globaleconomy. We currently have a Field Operations Internship opportunity availableat our RDO Plant in Pasco, WA.
SUMMARY: Field OperationsInterns work for and support the Food Group Field Operations Raw ProcurementManager, Field Representative, and Raw Planner/Scheduler in the area ofsupporting the procurement of potatoes and associated activities. This internwill work full time during the summer. RESPONSIBILITIES:
Under the directionof the Raw Procurement Manager or Field Representatives, this intern willparticipate in crop sampling for field quality and inputting data into the CropProgress Data Systems; field observations during the growing season;coordinating field sampling and grading for samples; storage monitoring;assisting with harvest activities during fall harvest; and working withgrowers. Assist Raw Planner/Schedulerwith projects/special assignments as directed to support production operations. Supportmanufacturing operations as it relates to raw product. *This internship maycontinue for up to three months after graduation to allow for project/assignmentcompletion. REQUIREMENTS:
Must have a highschool diploma or general education degree (GED) and currently be enrolled incollege/university in a baccalaureate or graduate program. College ofAgriculture, Plant Sciences, Ag Business, Food Science, or OperationsManagement is preferred. Six plus months ofrelated experience; potato/farming experience or an understanding on potatocrop development and processing quality is preferred. Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Must have a validdrivers license. Must have basiccomputer knowledge and be proficient in MS Office programs such as Word andExcel. Must be able towork outdoors and lift/carry up to 50 pounds. DURATION:
This intern willwork full time during the summer with the potential for up to 20 hours per weekduring the school year. Please prepare a coverletter outlining your interest and qualifications and submit with your resumevia our online application process described above.
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