Schwan's Company Quality Engineering Intern in Stilwell, Oklahoma
Food Safety Quality Engineer Intern - Summer 2021
Plant Location: Stilwell, OK
About the Company:
Schwan’s Company, a U.S. affiliate of the global lifestyle company CJ CheilJedang Corporation, is a leading U.S. manufacturer and marketer of quality foods offered through retail-grocery and food-service channels. Its many popular brands include Red Baron®, Tony’s®, Big Daddy’s®, Villa Prima™ and Freschetta® pizza; Mrs. Smith’s® and Edwards® desserts; and Pagoda® Asian-style snacks. To learn more about Schwan’s, visit www.schwanscompany.com.
About the Program:
12-week long internship program. (Typically May-August)
Opportunity to work on and take responsibility for exciting, strategic projects that are relevant to your coursework with real-world applications.
Exposure to upper level management, executives and the CEO.
Opportunities for career growth with a well-established food company. Internships at Schwan’s often lead to full- time job opportunities upon graduation.
A culture focused on ensuring the health, safety and well-being of its employees.
Support and mentorship from team members who are authentic, good-natured and highly skilled.
What you will be doing:
Works with Maintenance, Production, Safety, Corporate Engineering, and R&D to identify and implement major cost savings projects involving new processes, new technology, and/or new ingredient.
Assists with development of machinery and systems specifications and provides ongoing support for revisions and updates.
Assists with development, documentation, and presentation of conceptual layouts, feasibility studies, budgetary estimates, etc.
Conducts studies of processes on existing lines: make recommendations based upon opportunities to increase productivity, reduce cost, and improve quality.
Identifies basic process improvement and cost reduction projects by providing facility audits and analysis of existing production lines and processes.
Assists with capital projects within established schedules and budgets; including equipment selection, line layout engineering, integration and controls, project scope and documentation, purchase order origination, invoice tracking, startup support, ergonomic designs, etc.
Develops, estimates and presents preliminary capital proposals including return on investment, benefits and alternatives.
What the expectations are of you:
Highly motivated self-starter who displays initiative and takes ownership of work.
Ability to effectively manage multiple projects and assignments.
General understanding of industrial process and control systems.
Ability to navigate through ambiguity & overcome obstacles.
Effective communication and problem-solving skills.
Ability to maintain sensitive and confidential information.
Candidates should be currently be enrolled in an undergraduate Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or related degree program with an anticipated graduation date of December 2021 or May 2022.
GPA of 3.0+ preferred.