OK Foods Summer 2021 R&D Intern – Applications Invited Online
OK Foods Summer 2021 R&D Intern – Applications Invited Online. Founded more than 80 years ago, OK Foods has evolved from a livestock and poultry feed manufacturer to one of the world’s largest fully-integrated chicken producers. In November 2011, OK Foods was integrated into Industrias Bachoco located in Celaya, Mexico. Today, the OK Foods family includes more than 3,000 team members who are dedicated to producing consistently high-quality chicken products and nourishing people around the world. Learn more at www.okfoods.com
Summer 2021 R&D Intern
Location: Fort Smith Blvd – Fort Smith / Arkansas
Employment Type: Temporary
Hours: Full-Time Hours expected during Summer Internship – 1st Shift
Time Frame: 10 Weeks
OK Foods is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for the Research and Development Internship program during Summer 2021. We are looking for a highly driven individual that is interested in gaining exposure to the day-to-day operations of an R&D department in the Poultry Industry. Whether you are looking for college credit or a real working experience in your industry of choice, we may have an opportunity for you!
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
- Performs on-the-job tasks.
- Completes assignments.
- Demonstrates learning mastery.
- Develops and demonstrates management competencies.
Qualifications – To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience – Current junior or senior level college student preferred in good standing working towards a four year bachelor’s degree from an accredited university. Biology, Poultry Science, or Food Science majors preferred, but not required. Cumulative G.P.A. of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 point scale preferred.
Language Skills – Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Mathematical Skills – Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Reasoning Ability – Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Computer Skills – To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Internet software; Spreadsheet software; Word Processing software.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations – Must have a valid driver’s license and be able to qualify for the company’s driver program.
Physical Demands – The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand and walk. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to sit; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision.
Work Environment – The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions and extreme heat or cold. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Additional Information – No relocation or housing allowance provided.