Intern Quality Assurance Portage FG in Portage la Prairie MB

J.R. Simplot
Intern Quality Assurance Portage FG
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Portage la Prairie MB
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Intern - QC/QA
The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. We are a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.


The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. These endeavors have been around for centuries and will continue to be a vital part of the global economy. We currently have a Quality Assurance Intern position available at our facility in Portage la Prairie, Manitoba. Portage La Prairie offers friendly small-town atmosphere and nearby urban resources.

This position assists the J.R. Simplot Company's Department with responsibilities as assigned. The position is a full time, summer-long internship during the summer months.

What you will do?

The intern will work with the quality assurance teams at the Portage la Prairie plant.

Typical Education

Completing a Bachelor's Degree (B.Sc.) from 4 year college or university

Degree in Food Sciences or Human Nutritional Sciences preferred but not required.

Relevant Experience

Food product/sensory evaluation

Key Responsibilities

  • Assists as needed on the floor and in the lab to gather data, and work on projects.
  • Assists in project data analysis
  • Participates in monthly GMP walks
  • Audits QA programs
  • Assists with administrative functions including data entry and filing.

What you already have:

• Must be currently enrolled in college/university and preferably pursuing a degree in operations, engineering, or food science/production.

• Must have an active interest in food science and factory work.

• A GPA of at least 3.3 is preferred

• This position will require shift flexibility and nights/weekends might be required.

• Must have average or above skills in excel, data analysis, and word and have an active interest in manufacturing and factory work.

• Adheres to all standards, policies and systems as appropriate.

Other Information

Knowledge with quality assurance related programs such as HACCP, and GMPs.

Job Requisition ID:2520

Travel Required:None

Location(s):FG Plant - Portage la Prairie


**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.**

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