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Food Safety/Quality Assurance Team Member-Landmark Snacks

Food Safety/Quality Assurance Team Member

LandMark Snacks is a meat snack manufacturer in Beatrice, NE. Quality is very important to the company at every level to ensure the production a safe quality product for our customers.

Full time, food safety and quality assurance position. Looking for an individual to be an active, integral part of the food safety team.

This position would be responsible for the following:

  • Perform pre-operational inspections on processing and packaging equipment.
  • Assist in development, implementation, and enforcement of food safety and quality procedures.
  • Assist in the maintenance and improvement our USDA/FSIS, HACCP, and SQF programs. The facilities Food Safety and Quality programs are detailed and scientifically based so a familiarity with food science is preferred.
  • Monitor raw materials, processing areas, finished product and provide accurate documentation to support the SSOP, GMP, HACCP, & SQF programs.
  • Update existing food safety procedures and documentation and ensure existing food safety and quality assurance procedures are followed and documented.
  • Ensure products meet company, customer and regulatory requirements.
  • Assist in training for food safety and quality requirements.
  • Assist with facility food safety audits as well as help manage third party audits.
  • Monitor and verify activities to ensure that all products coming in and out of the facility meet food safety standards in addition to quality standards.
  • Oversee proper maintenance and sanitation of the facility to comply with food safety requirements.

Skills and Technical Expertise:

  • Proficient computer skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and Word

Preferred Experience:

Bachelor's degree or 3+ years of experience in the following areas:

  • Food Science / Food Technology
  • Animal Science / Meat Science
  • Food Safety
  • Project Management

Benefits:

  • Health Insurance
  • Simple IRA
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation

Submit resumes to: info@landmarksnacks.com, 700 Park Street, Beatrice, NE, 402-230-3594

Date posted: 5/24/19

 

Specialist-Product Developer-Nestle Development Center

Responsible for supporting dough based development activities across Nestlé's Frozen & Chilled categories. Focusing on Product Development and Ingredient expertise as a member or technical lead of a cross-functional project team. Providing development support on projects from concept exploration & prototyping to refining and factory industrialization.

Full job description and application

Date posted: 5/24/19

 

QA Lab Technician-Cargill Feed & Nutrition

The QA tech is responsible for performing daily tasks needed to assist in QMS implementation and management.

Full job description and application

Date posted: 5/6/19

 

Sustainable Food Animal Extension Assistant Professor-UNL

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln, College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources (CASNR) and Nebraska Extension is inviting applications for a Statewide Sustainable Food Animal Extension Assistant Professor position in Animal Science. This 12-month, non-tenure track position will report to the Head of the Department of Animal Science and the Associate Dean of Nebraska Extension.

Full job description and application

Date posted: 5/6/19

 

Quality Assurance Manager- Nordic Foods

The position is for first shift Quality Assurance Manager in a privately-owned meat manufacturing company. The Quality Assurance Manager is responsible for guiding and overseeing one quality tech as well as all production employees in all assigned Quality Management System activities and to ensure compliance to company requirements for food manufacturing. Assist and manage in developing, implementing and maintaining quality assurance processes within a Quality Management System structure. Overall responsibility includes document control, sanitation effectiveness, change control, root cause investigations, product testing oversight, production monitoring and other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

  • Perform sanitary effectiveness checks on processing lines Continuously monitor product for defects.
  • Assist with inventory process as requested.
  • Work cooperatively and efficiently with coworkers in all departments with little supervision to achieve team, department and company goals.
  • Maintain a disciplined environment and enforce departmental and company policies.
  • Investigate and remedy, when possible, production failures.
  • Ability to work independently, relying on self-motivation and direction.
  • High level of initiative and ability to plan activities in advance. Knowledge in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Promote quality awareness throughout the organization, including quality training when necessary.
  • Ability to lead by example and mentor, coach and guide others of food safety requirements Responsible to maintain the Document Control function in accordance with company requirements. Responsibilities include organizing, controlling, tracking and maintaining documents, master SOP's, forms, in electronic and hard copy format.
  • Develops and maintains databases and spreadsheets using computer software to provide accurate and timely information needed to manage department services.
  • Examines documents for completeness and data accuracy and resolves discrepancies with document originators. May need to format documents to meet SOP or document requirements.
  • Provide training on SOPs and other documentation as needed.
  • Monitors and tracks training of new/revised SOPs and corrective actions. 
  • Develop and work with upper management on implementing SQF programs.
  • Identify product or process deficiencies and weaknesses in the interest of driving continuous improvements.
  • Perform effectiveness checks of completed corrective and preventive actions, as needed. Monitor daily production activities and provide compliance guidance and direction to production personnel.
  • Ability to be flexible and contribute outside the assigned scope of responsibilities.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to work in an environment with temperature extremes, both hot and cold.
  • Must be able to work in an environment with many different chemicals.
  • Must be able to lift up to 60 lbs, and climb stairs.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications: Food science degree or related degree field desired.

https://www.nordicfoods.com/

Date posted: 5/6/19

 

Research Assistant Professor - Kansas State University

The Food Science Institute within Kansas State University's College of Agriculture is seeking applicants for a full-time 12-month non-tenure track research assistant professor position to be located at our Olathe campus (Kansas City metropolitan area). As an essential Food Science Institute team member, the successful individual will develop a nationally-recognized, stakeholder-informed research program in produce safety that will include characterizing and assessing the risks posed by microbial hazards and identifying and evaluating the efficacy of pre- and post-harvest controls. This new program is expected to be complementary and build upon existing food science and horticulture research and extension programs at Kansas State University, including the Manhattan and Olathe campuses and the Olathe Horticulture Center. The successful candidate will develop and maintain an innovative, successful, and externally funded research program that directly addresses the needs of Kansas producers, especially small-scale, diversified produce and mixed crop and animal farms. The program is expected to attract graduate students, post docs, industry collaborations, and other strategic partners. The successful candidate will work closely with faculty at the Manhattan and Olathe campuses and at the Olathe Horticulture Center, broadening the expertise and capabilities of Kansas State University in addressing produce industry food safety challenges and delivering practical solutions across the region.

Full job description and application

Date posted: 5/3/19

 

Food Safety Specialist - Oregon State University

The Food Innovation Center (FIC) invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term Faculty Research Assistant position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director.

The Food Innovation Center (FIC) Experiment Station is an off-campus unit of the OSU Agricultural Experiment Station and is located in downtown Portland. The FIC Experiment Station supports mission-oriented research in the areas of food product development, consumer sensory science, and food safety. FIC is also home to the Western Regional Center to Enhance Food Safety (WRCEFS) grant funded by the US Department of Agriculture. The Food Safety Specialist will assist WRCEFS and FIC's Food Safety Program. This position involves communication and coordination of FSMA-related activities among regional stakeholders, and partners from 15 states/territories in the Western U.S., website improvements and maintenance, and social media development to promote and disseminate WRCEFS and FIC Food Safety Program work. The Food Safety Specialist will also collect/provide objective, science-based information related to the Food Safety Program; engage in scholarly activities, conducting research, contributing to and writing manuscripts; and extension and outreach efforts. Other activities may include working with client-services programs on potential research projects/contracts addressing food safety.

Full job description and application

Date posted: 4/25/19

 

Sr. Quality Control Technician-North Country Smokehouse

As one of America's few remaining, family-owned smokehouses, North Country's mission is to hand craft premium, artisanal smoked meats through culinary excellence, exceptional animal care standards, and respect for the land. Located in the heart of New England, our authentic charcuterie features traditional cure recipes, using only the best hand-selected ingredients, and small batch smoking process over embers of local hardwoods.

Noted Accolades:

  • Voted America's Top 10 Best Bacons by Men's Journal
  • New England's Best Meat by Yankee Magazine
  • The Best Smoked Bacon in America by Food & Wine
  • North Country has been noted for balancing time-honored tradition with modern day food trends

North Country Smokehouse is one of the country's top-standing SQF level II and Quality Certified meat manufacturing facilities. North Country Smokehouse is committed to maintaining superior food safety, quality, and Compliance standards in all aspects of our business.

Sr Quality Control Technician Job Description

Scope:
The Sr Quality Control Technician shall report to the Quality Assurance Manager and assist in new product development and ensuring the facilities Food Safety and Quality programs are detailed and scientifically based. This shall Include coordinating new projects with outside resources, ensuring all regulatory and internal policies are followed in accordance with the facilities food safety plan(s). In addition to ensuring that current and future processes flow smoothly through each area of the facility; by working directly with all department managers.

Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree or 3+ years of experience in the following areas:

  • Food Safety
  • Food Technology
  • Project Management
  • Problem Solving

Essential duties:

  • Develop professional relationships with regulatory and compliance experts
    • USDA, FDA, Auditing or certification bodies
  • Develop professional relationships with external product development resources
  • Develop professional relationships with all department managers (including, marketing, production, packaging, shipping)
  • Become an integral part of the facilities HACCP, Food Safety, and Quality Teams
  • Become efficient with internal software, and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Coordinate with outside resources on new product concepts thru on-site trials
  • Conduct onsite trials of new products; with staff during off production hours and weekends as needed
  • Aid in the Development of internal processing steps and specifications for each product
  • The ability to effectively communicate to peers orally and in written format
  • The ability to multi-task and work with other team members or departments
  • Coordinate with customers during entire process, including a follow up to the final product, and first delivery of product.
  • Conduct validation studies to improve food safety, efficiency, and consistency of current processes
  • Being organized and self-motivated to complete assigned tasks on time

Supplemental tasks:

  • Conduct efficiency studies to determine areas of opportunities at each stage
  • Develop standards for speed and quality at each stage of production
  • Coordinate off-site visits to outside resources

Any interested candidates please contact the facilities Food Safety and Quality Manager, Daniel Sarapin at 603-543-0234 ext 207 or via email at daniel@ncsmokehouse.com

Date posted: 4/22/19

 

Seasonal Employees-Heartland Coca-Cola

Heartland Coca-Cola is now seeking seasonal employees in our Quality Assurance Department

Andrea Gilchrist l HR Generalist Heartland
Coca Cola Bottling Company, LLC
Office : 913-599-9150, x1503 l Mobile: 816-266-8394
E -mail: andrea.gilchrist@heartlandcocacola.com
Address: 10001 Industrial Ave., Lenexa, KS 66215

Date posted: 4/22/19

 

Agriculture Inspector(Dairy & Feed)-Kansas Dept of Ag

Agriculture Inspector
Job ID192610
Location: Shawnee County

Full job description and application

Date posted: 4/15/19

 

Lab Technician-Aerotek

Job Description: The Lab Technician will be responsible for assisting the Product Developers in running experiments. This position will not be managing their own projects rather supporting the current team's projects.

Responsibilities will include preparing samples, setting up equipment, running experiments, compiling data, reporting data, break down of equipment, cleaning of equipment, and any other tasks assigned by the Product Developers.

Supporting both long term innovative projects along with short term customer driven products. Examples of current projects: Enzyme based freshness, emulsifiers for sweet goods, mix based concentrates, blended cake mixes and bases.

Lab analysis will include: texture analysis and sensory tests on cakes , cupcakes, danishes, honey bun, donuts, brownies and other packaged sweet goods.

The Lab Technician will be involved in next step conversations around experiment results but will not be expected to contribute.

Reporting of data is captured through Microsoft Word and Excel. Candidates must be proficient in these computer applications.

Most projects are short term, fast turnaround projects stemmed from customer requests.

Very much a team atmosphere...candidates must be willing to do what is asked of them and cooperate with others.

Pay: $18-$20/hr.
Shift: M-F 8-5 PM
Location: Lenexa, KS

Please send your resume to ahirt@aerotek.com or call Alex Ferritto at 913-333-5968 to learn more. I look forward to sharing this opportunity with you! Or if you have a friend that you think would be a great fit, please share their contact information with me as well.

Alexandra Ferritto (Hirt)
Scientific Account Manager
913-333-5968-Phone
605-682-9144-Cell
www.aerotek.com

Date posted: 4/8/19

 

Food Safety Technologist-Smithfield Foods

This position assists the Food Safety Department to ensure the food safety system at the plant is properly documented and implemented - thus ensuring USDA regulatory compliance and the production of safe and wholesome meat products.

Complete job description and application

Date posted: 3/25/19

 

Laboratory Research Assistant-MSBiotec

Laboratory Research Assistant
MSBiotec - Wamego, KS 66547
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Responsibilities:

  • General microbiological duties including glassware, instrument, and media preparation in accordance with standard procedures and under sterile/anaerobic
  • Perform experiments according to protocol given and following Good Laboratory Practices and Good Manufacturing
  • Identify potential out of specification measurement/result obtained during an experiment, inform supervisor, and make appropriate
  • Maintain accurate, up to date and concise laboratory records of current experiments, results, media prep documentation, etc...
  • Capable of producing necessary records for audit trail of current and past R&D
  • Participate in maintaining the R&D laboratory.
  • General housekeeping/upkeep of laboratory material and Participate in the development of experimental design for R&D
  • Participate in data processing and analysis (enter data in excel and create summary tables/charts).
  • Assist implementation of R&D technologies into the production process.

Skills/Qualifications:

  • B.S. with major in Microbiology, Biology, or related field preferred.
  • Experience or understanding of anaerobic fermentation
  • Experience in microbiology
  • Detail oriented, organized, precise, and
  • Pays strict attention to direction given for task completion.
  • Strong multi-tasking
  • Ability to work
  • Strong interpersonal skills both inside and outside
  • Demonstrated strong work
  • Desire to exceed expectations by displaying a strong sense of work ethic

Experience in following Programs:

Familiar with Microsoft Office.

GM Practices

No sponsorship or relocation is approved for this position.

http://msbiotec.com/

Date posted: 3/25/19

 

Junior Food Scientist-Happy Family

Happy Family is looking for a Junior Food Scientist for the Boise, Idaho location. This position will take a role in the development of the new baby, toddler and kids food products from concept to product launch as part of the Research and Development team. Applies food science and technology principles to new product development, product line extensions, product/process improvements, and maintenance of existing products.

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop innovation products according to the project brief to achieve cost targets, nutritional profile, ingredient statement, and desired attributes of the target product
  • Understand the technical aspects of food formulation and product processing
  • Closely collaborate with Project Manager, Marketing, QA, Regulatory, and Operations team
  • Organize and lead bench-top trials, pilot plant and production trials in co-operation with the manufacturing R&D team
  • Support cross-functional team to assess technical risk at every stage gate step from concept through product launch
  • Ensure that ingredients meet regulatory requirements and specifications. Set the sensory standards and physical-chemical parameters for internal ingredient specifications
  • Analyze nutritional content of developed products using Genesis ESHA program and align with Regulatory team
  • Ensure finish goods compliance with FDA & USDA government regulations for organic
  • Design, organize, and document shelf life studies of owned formulations
  • Provide technical support for customer service, production and QA teams to identify and solve products related problems
  • Maintain lab space organization and ensure food safety procedures are followed
  • Proactively identify new innovation opportunities and research on new functional ingredients that can be used in the product

Skills

  • 2-3 years of experience in product development within a food manufacturing environment
  • Bachelor's degree in Food Science or Food Technology
  • Experience with food manufacturing process (thermal processes, extrusion)
  • Knowledge of GMP, HACCP, basic quality testing and food safety issues
  • Prior sensory analysis experience – nice to have
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills
  • Positive, can-do, proactive attitude and strong work ethic
  • Flexible and self-disciplined to deliver meaningful results on time in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision
  • PC skills: Microsoft Office, Genesis ESHA
  • Travel approximately 10%-15%, to participate in R&D commercialization trials and productions at various manufacturing facilities

Company Description:
Launched on Mother's Day 2006, and founded and operated by parents, Happy Family is a leading premium organic food brand delivering optimal nutrition for the entire family.

Happy Family is committed to making a baby and toddler food as healthy and delicious as homemade with the essential nutrients needed for optimal growth and development. We are socially responsible in all that we do and use our collective talent to create the best possible products, grow our business, and give back to those in need.

Happy Family is headquartered in New York City, with our Operations, R&D, Quality and Customer Service teams based out of the Boise, ID office. Happy Family is also a subsidiary of Groupe Danone, a global leader in early life nutrition.

Happy Family (Nurture Inc) is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances, nationally and internationally. EOE

To Apply:

Interested candidates should reply with their resume and cover letter with the position title in email subject line. Any submissions without both a resume and cover letter will not be considered. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Contact info: Magdalena.Bartosik@happyfamilybrands.com

Date posted: 3/18/19

 

Research Associate 1- Microbiologist-Kemin Industries

This position provides research and development support for product development projects. This position also provides a supporting role in various research projects or may independently perform small research projects as needed. The position is based at Kemin Industries in Des Moines, Iowa. The non-exempt level position is considered to be 40 hours per week but requires flexibility.

Complete job description and application

Date posted: 3/5/19

 

KS Department of Agriculture-Laboratory Technician

This individual will serve as support personnel for Dairy, Micro, and Feed and Fertilizer. In the Dairy/Micro Lab this individual will be responsible for taking daily temperatures, setting-up supplies for testing, sample receiving, creating test kits for micro testing, prepare media for both Dairy and Micro, make dilutions biweekly, and assist with both Dairy/Micro during testing of samples. Finally, the individual will complete all KIS tests on submitted carcass samples.

Complete job description

Date posted: 2/25/19

 

KCAS Bioanalytical & Biomarker Services

The Analyst I is responsible for preparation of reagents and solutions, as well as sample processing under required regulatory documentation. May also analyze data, interpret results or contribute to troubleshooting activities. Conducts sample inventory and carries out lab support duties as assigned, such as inventory of chemicals, washing glassware, waste disposal and/or general cleanup.

Complete job description

Date posted: 2/25/19

 

ALS Global – Laboratory Analyst

ALS provides a broad range of testing and analytical services to a wide variety of end markets and industries around the globe. We continue to remain at the forefront of the testing services industry, building an enviable reputation.

Job Summary: Responsible for sample preparation for testing, maintenance of required records, maintenance of clean and sterile work environment. Reports test results as required.

Complete job description

Date posted: 2/25/19

 

Royal Pet-Food Scientist, Pet R & D and Quality Assurance

Royal Pet, manufacturer of ZoomaChew and private label Dog Treats like Greenies and Dentastix, is well-known and established in the marketplace for our brands, packaging and product quality. We are proud to be family owned and operated since 1996. Our company
strategy has centered on delivering innovative, healthy, price valued, food-safe products to our customers.

Benefits include:

Health, paid holidays, personal and vacation days, Health Plan, Simple IRA w/company contribution, Summer Hours and more!

Key Responsibilities:

R&D

  • Formulate extruded and injection molded dog treats.
  • Develop and implement multiple new product launches from concept to commercialization.
  • Combine knowledge of consumer needs with technical solutions to create new product designs.
  • Design and conduct plant trials and summarize results.
  • Source qualified ingredient suppliers and verify suppliers' qualifications.
  • Create and manage product specifications to detail.
  • Maintain technical documentation.

QA

  • Develop, update, and maintain food safety programs such as: GMP, HACCP, and SQF.
  • Lead 3rd Party audits and internal audit.
  • Monitoring and testing in-process and finished product quality.
  • Approving and releasing incoming raw materials as well as finished products.
  • Organizing/managing corrective and preventative actions and continual improvement projects.
  • Perform in-house testing such as moisture, water activity, and pH and coordinate with outside Laboratories.
  • Working with customers to address product complaints or requests for assistance.
  • Maintaining product documentation(Safety Data Sheets, Instructions for Use).

Actively collaborate, build and leverage relationships across functional teams to achieve established shared goals or objectives, partnering with team members to develop key tasks and project plans for timely completion of goals.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $50,000.00 to $70,000.00 /year

Experience:

  • Food Science R&D: 3 years (Required)
  • Quality Assurance: 1 year (Preferred)

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Required)

Please let me know if you have any questions. Thank you! Vivian

Food Scientist
201 Armour Ave, Suite 100
South Saint Paul, MN, 55075
Tel: 651-403-6117
Email: vliang@royalpetinc.com

Date posted: 2/25/19

 

Product Development Scientist

Charlotte's Web, Inc., is currently recruiting for a Product Development Scientist supporting human nutrition innovation. This role will focus on key R&D development areas and execute the strategy for Human Nutrition products from concept to commercialization. Candidates will bring expertise in the development of food and dietary supplements products in addition to experience managing such projects through both internal and external partner collaboration. Specifically, the Product Development Scientist will own innovation projects supporting our Human Nutrition product family of hemp derived CBD supplements.

Complete job description and application

Date posted: 2/19/19

 

Quality and Process Control Supervisor – Associate

To save time applying, Hormel Foods does not offer sponsorship of job applicants for employment-based visas for this position at this time.

Company Description:

Hormel Foods Corporation, based in Austin, Minn., is a global branded food company with over $9 billion in annual revenues across more than 80 countries worldwide. Its brands include SKIPPY®, SPAM®, Hormel® Natural Choice®, Applegate®, Justin's®, Wholly Guacamole®, Hormel® Black Label®, Columbus® and more than 30 other beloved brands. The company is a member of the S&P 500 Index and the S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats, was named one of "The 100 Best Corporate Citizens" by Corporate Responsibility Magazine for the 10th year in a row, and has received numerous other awards and accolades for its corporate responsibility and community service efforts. In 2016, the company celebrated its 125th anniversary and announced its new vision for the future — Inspired People. Inspired Food.™ — focusing on its legacy of innovation. For more information, visit www.hormelfoods.com and http://csr.hormelfoods.com/.

Job Purpose: Supports management in the implementation of food safety and food quality processes and procedures. Trains and manages 4-6 quality auditors.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead, direct and train employees to achieve quality standards
  • Manage product quality
  • Creates and maintains an engaged and team oriented work force to improve business results
  • Consults with management, providing leadership on quality and food safety in the manufacturing facility
  • Oversees sanitation procedures and food safety
  • This position is very hands-on – Quality Control Supervisors are usually in the production area "on their feet" about 60% of the shift.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Management, Business Administration (or a related field), Science, Agricultural Business, Industrial Management, Industrial Technology, Math related field with a 2.7 cumulative GPA or higher.
  • Must be a Citizen or National of the United States, a lawful, permanent resident, or have authorization to work in the United States
  • Applicants must not now, or in the future, require sponsorship for an employment visa
  • Must be comfortable with the preparation and consumption of a variety of Hormel Foods Products, which may include but not limited to, pork, beef, chicken and peanuts.
  • Must be open to relocation

Location:

  • Typical starting locations include Austin, Minnesota; Osceola, Iowa; Rochelle, Illinois; or Fremont, Nebraska. Additional locations includes facilities in Wisconsin, Kansas, Iowa, Illinois, and Georgia.
  • Location is based on business needs at the time an offer is made

Training:

Training is hands-on and consists of supervisory training and courses in Statistical Process Control (SPC), Total Quality Control (TQC), and Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP).

Advancement:

  • The Quality and Process Control career path may include advancing to a higher-level quality management positions at your current location, another facility, subsidiary location, or the Corporate Office
  • Hormel Foods' "promote-from-within" philosophy rewards outstanding performance

Benefits:

Hormel Foods offers an excellent benefits package, including competitive base salaries plus yearly bonuses, an annual merit increase performance review, medical, dental, vision, non-contributory pension, profit sharing, 401(k), stock purchase plan, and more.

Application Instructions:

Please visit http://www.hormelfoods.com/careers to apply online.

Hormel Foods Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

 

Associate Scientist-Nestle Purina Petcare Product Technology Center

Associate Scientist – Product Development
Reports to: Director/Manager Department: Product Development
Group: Wet, Dry, Treats


JOB SUMMARY:
Plan, organize and develop products, processes, experiments, and trials from inception through all stages
of development under direct supervision.

Complete job description and application

Date posted: 2/5/19

 

Technical Sales Associate-Inclusion Technologies

This position is an entry level Technical Sales Associate role responsible for generating leads and meeting sales goals. Duties will include sales prospecting, sample follow-ups, sales presentations, and related sales type activities. This position is a home-office based role and involves a high percentage of travel, but time spent in Kansas at headquarters will also be necessary as needed.

For interested candidates, please send us an email with your resume to Dennis Reid at dreid@inclusiontech.com. The first step would be an initial phone call conversation followed by a possible interview at our facility in Atchison Kansas. Thank you for your interest.

Complete job description

Date posted: 2/5/19

 

QA/QC Regulatory position at Restaurant Depot

Restaurant Depot is one of the largest wholesalers of food, equipment and supplies to restaurant owners with over 130 locations across USA. Our top priority is ensuring that we deliver safe and top quality food products to our customers. If you are passionate to start a career us in food safety and quality, Restaurant Depot is perfect for you. With this comes an increased responsibility of ensuring uniform and continuous improvement of food safety and quality programs.

We are looking for candidates with a background in Food Science or related fields, with knowledge of food safety, microbiology and food regulations.

  • Position is open for food science graduate program students or for anyone with prior experience/background in food science or related field
  • Basic understanding of FDA's food regulations, general food microbiology and HACCP guidelines
  • Strong communication and written skills
  • Focused and detail-oriented
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Preferred: Bachelor's degree in food science or related program
  • Work with third party laboratories to test food and related products for safety and quality compliance
  • Review, analyze and investigate testing/inspection reports of food and related products
  • Assist in creating product specifications for company's private label brands as a standard for all existing and new suppliers to comply, thereby ensuring uniform, safe and high quality products
  • Assist in managing Recalls

Please contact:

Angela Benton
HACCP/Quality Assurance
Jetro/Restaurant Depot
133-11 20th Avenue
College Point, N.Y. 11356
718-939-6400 ext. 601
775-822-7756 efax
abenton@jetrord.com

Date posted: 1/30/19

 

Jennie-O Turkey Store

Allow me to introduce you to Jennie-O Turkey Store. As you may be aware our company is the largest fully integrated leader in the turkey industry, employs 7,000 Team members, and operates 7 processing plants, 175 growing and breeder farms, 8 feed mills and 3 hatcheries. Our Team is the leader in the turkey industry because we are the best at managing all segments of our
supply chain from the consumers' eating experience back to the egg.

Jennie-O Turkey Store's continuing pattern of growth, and our philosophy of promote-from-within, provide numerous opportunities for students to apply their education to real life experiences immediately upon graduation.

As a world-class leader in new product innovation, we have a need for talented, dedicated Team members. We realize our primary strength is in
the Team members we employ. We are hoping you can continue to help us succeed by providing students information regarding our opportunities.

Summer 2019 internship opportunities(December 2019 or May 2020 Grads):

  • Live Production-Farms Intern- Southeast MN, Wadena, MN; Barron, WI
  • Live Production-Hatchery Intern-Detroit Lakes, MN

Full-time opportunities (December 2018 or May 2019 Grads):

  • Assistant Live Production Supervisor-Grove City, MN

Students can apply online via our website:
jennieo.com/careers/current-openings

Check out "A day in the life of a Jennie-O Turkey Store Intern" and other information regarding internship opportunities on Facebook.
https://www.facebook.com/JennieOCareers/

Jennie-O Turkey Store is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to
race, color, age, religion, gender, gender orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

Date posted: 1/23/19

 

Undergraduate Research Assistant

The Institute of Computational Comparative Medicine (ICCM) is looking for an Undergraduate Research Assistant to conduct research to support the mission of the Food Animal Residue Avoidance Databank (FARAD) program (http://www.farad.org/) at K-State.

The student will take the course of "Physiologically Based Pharmacokinetic (PBPK) Modeling" (AP 873) in Spring 2019. The student will need to read literature on the physiology of different food animal species, such as cattle, swine, chicken, turkey, goat, sheep, deer, and duck. The student will extract relevant physiological parameter values to support research projects related to PBPK modeling. The student will also have opportunities to conduct PBPK modeling research for selected drugs in food animals. The student will be primarily working in ICCM's student/postdoc office in Department of Anatomy and Physiology, College of Veterinary Medicine. The student will work under the mentorship of Dr. Zhoumeng Lin. The student will join regular lab meetings and have opportunities to interact with collaborators at other FARAD regional centers.Upon completion of this project, the student will learn knowledge in veterinary medicine, especially in veterinary pharmacology, toxicology, and physiology, as well as PBPK modeling techniques.

The student should have an interest in veterinary medicine, especially in pharmacology and physiology of food animals. The student is required to work ~8-12 hours per week depending on the student's course schedule. Compensation will be on an hourly basis.

For more information about Dr. Lin's research and teaching, please visit his laboratory website: http://www.vet.k-state.edu/education/anatomy-physiology/faculty-staff/faculty/lin/lab/index.html

To apply:

Please email your CV and a cover letter describing your research interest and relevant experience to Dr. Zhoumeng Lin atzhoumeng@ksu.edu.

Date posted: 1/16/19

 

Professor and Head - Department of Animal Sciences and Industry, Kansas State University

Kansas State University seeks nominations and applications for the position of Head, Department of Animal Sciences and Industry. This is a 12-month position with competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. The successful candidate must have credentials for appointment as a tenured, full professor. Position available June 1, 2019, or later as negotiated.

Review of applications begins February 15, 2019, and continues until position is filled.

Full position description

Application

Date posted: 12/21/18

 

Assistant Professor of Food & Bioprocessing Engineering

The University of Missouri wishes to expand its expertise in the research and development of food bioprocessing by hiring a talented faculty member. This unique interdisciplinary position is funded through the College of Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources. The University of Missouri is an AAU Research One institution, and one of the most comprehensive universities in the nation. It is expected that this faculty member will develop a collaborative network among his or her new Mizzou colleagues. The position is offered as a nine-month, tenuretrack at the assistant professor rank with a split appointment between teaching and research.

Full job description and application

Date posted: 12/11/18

 

Hormel Quality & Process Control Supervisor-Associate

Hormel Foods Corporation, based in Austin, Minn., is a global branded food company with over $9 billion in annual revenues across more than 80 countries worldwide. Its brands include SKIPPY®, SPAM®, Hormel® Natural Choice®, Applegate®, Justin's®, Wholly Guacamole®, Hormel® Black Label®, Columbus® and more than 30 other beloved brands. The company is a member of the S&P 500 Index and the S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats, was named one of "The 100 Best Corporate Citizens" by Corporate Responsibility Magazine for the 10th year in a row, and has received numerous other awards and accolades for its corporate responsibility and community service efforts. In 2016, the company celebrated its 125th anniversary and announced its new vision for the future — Inspired People. Inspired Food.™ — focusing on its legacy of innovation. For more information, visit www.hormelfoods.com and http://csr.hormelfoods.com/.

Job Purpose: Supports management in the implementation of food safety and food quality processes and procedures. Trains and manages 4-6 quality auditors.

Full job description and application

Date posted: 12/11/18

 

Associate Meat Buyer - Carl Buddig and Company

Provide support to the Director of Meat Procurement. The Meat Buyer will help facilitate all functions of the purchasing department, ranging from negotiating, sourcing, maintaining proper inventories and inspecting for quality of product. Working closely with the multiple companies in providing the meat to meet production goals.

Full job description and application

Date posted: 12/3/18

 

Quality Assurance Specialist IHRC, Inc.

IHRC, Inc. provides scientific, information management, management consulting, bioinformatics, and administrative program support to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other Federal and private sector clients. The successful candidate will be a full-time employee of IHRC, Inc., and will be assigned to the Laboratory Preparedness and Response Branch (LPRB), Division of Preparedness and Emerging Infections (DPEI), National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic and Infectious Diseases (NCEZID), at the CDC, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA. The selected candidate will provide quality assurance support for the development and deployment of quality assays and products to LRN member laboratories, the continuous monitoring and improvement of the branch quality management system, and the enhancement of existing and next generation assay development research activities, and the public health capacity of the LPRB.

Full job description and application

Date posted: 12/3/18

 

Microbiologist IHRC, Inc.

The Microbiologist will provide technical assistance and expertise to the optimization of metagenomic methods and workflows, for a variety of pathogens and specimen types, including optimization and refinement of generalizable methods, and the application and validation of these techniques using both known and unknown clinical and environmental specimens.

Full job description and application

Date posted: 12/3/18

 

IHRC Microbiologist I

IHRC, Inc. provides scientific, information management, management consulting, bioinformatics, and administrative program support to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other Federal and private sector clients. The successful candidate will be a full-time employee of IHRC, Inc. and will be assigned to the Respiratory Diseases Branch (RDB), Division of Bacterial Diseases (DBD), National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD), at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA, to provide support for the RDB.

Full job description and application

Date posted: 12/3/18

 

Food Safety and Quality Assurance Specialist

Position : Food Safety and Quality Assurance Specialist – Full-time

Summary:

Riega Foods, is a family owned and operated organic herb, spice, and spice blend manufacturer located in Kansas City, MO. We are a fast-growing company looking for a Food Safety and Quality Assurance Specialist to join our team.

The Food Safety and Quality Assurance Specialist is responsible for ensuring all incoming materials, finished goods, and processing facility meet food safety standards. They will perform daily tasks such as: implementing and reviewing food safety programs and documents, product sampling, oversee third-party lab testing, environmental swabbing, analyzing test results, and the continuous improvement of our food safety system. The right candidate will be self-motivated and possess a strong work ethic and initiative.

Job Description & Responsibilities:

  • Review and improve an environmental monitoring program and ensure continuous compliance.
  • Perform pre-operational checks on food processing equipment prior to production.
  • Monitor compliance of the food safety system by collecting samples of incoming raw materials and finished goods and send out samples for third-party testing.
  • Review and analyze COA's from suppliers and third-party labs.
  • Document and maintain all testing records.
  • Ensure the continuous development, compliance, and certification of HACCP, Organic, Vegan, and Kosher.
  • Assist in preparing samples for sales department and shows
  • Assist in maintenance of QA documentation, and operations procedures.
  • Lead the consumer and customer complaints investigations process ensuring follow up in appropriate timings, recommend actions to site QA Manager, and maintain documentation of all investigations and complaints.
  • Monitor of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP's), food safety, food quality and production parameters on a routine basis.
  • Attend training to remain current on industry trends, food safety topics, and government regulations.
  • Facilitate monthly food safety training to all production workers and ensure employees understand the importance of food safety.
  • Develop new food safety procedures and write detailed SOP's.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualified Candidates must

  • Have a bachelor's degree in Food Science or equivalent.
  • HACCP/HARPC certified.
  • Good communication, organizational, and time management skills.
  • Be excited to work in a fast-growing company with room for development.
  • Demonstrate a positive attitude, a strong work ethic, and a high level of initiative.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (specifically Excel) and display comprehension of computer practices.
  • Ability to prioritize workflow and ability to handle multiple tasks at once.

Contact Information:
Please send resume and cover letter to lillian@riegafoods.com

Date posted: 11/5/18

 

Scientist-Colgate-Palmolive

This scientist position will be responsible for leading the formula development and production scale-up phases of wellness & therapeutic foods for dogs and cats. This will involve working closely with quality, regulatory, supply chain, and ingredient procurement colleagues to ensure successful project development and scale-up is achieved. Collaboration on product design with our claims and clinical studies group will help ensure final formulas are aligned with required efficacy and claims.

Let's talk about responsibilities:

  • Lead the development of sole-source extruded nutritional solutions that deliver against specified nutrient, ingredient, quality & cost requirements
  • Validation of product performance through coordination & interpretation of product analytical, biological, palatability, sensory, and stability testing
  • Partner with process engineers to optimize product and process development
  • Development of ingredient and finished product specifications
  • Creation of final formula documentation and supporting information
  • Ongoing quality, safety, and related training

Basic qualifications:

  • Minimum years of relevant work experience required*: 3 Years of Animal or Food Industry Experience
  • BS in Food Science, Nutrition, Food Engineering or related field

Other required experience or qualifications:

  • Demonstrated understanding of formula development process and basic food science principles
  • Possesses basic understanding in regulatory, product safety and quality requirements relevant to functional responsibilities
  • Demonstrated ability to design and run scientific experiments
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
  • Excellent interpersonal and team skills; ability to communicate and lead in a cross-functional environment. Strong analytical, problem-solving and conceptual skills.

Preferred qualifications:

  • MS in Food Science, Nutrition, Food Engineering or related field
  • Experience in product design and development (Preferably sole source nutritional products in animal/human food industry)

https://jobs.colgate.com/?locale=en_US

https://ksu.joinhandshake.com/jobs/2086191/share_preview

Date posted: 10/22/18

 

Call Hall at the Union

CALL HALL AT THE UNION is currently hiring Representatives of Excellence in Customer Service. As an ambassador for the Kansas State University Department of Animal Sciences and Industry, you should possess and demonstrate a core set of skills including, but not limited to:

  1. Strong Customer Service awareness and attentiveness.
  2. Physical Endurance including the ability to lift up to 20 pounds regularly, and bending or stooping for the duration of your shift.
  3. Possess the ability to transition from one task to another quickly.
  4. Demonstrate accuracy and completion in recipe execution and cash handling transactions.

CALL HALL AT THE UNION offers flexible scheduling of up to 30 hours per week, with easy and convenient access to a central location, and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. KSU students should obtain and submit an employment screening packet from John Kessler or Kevin Snell in 139 Call Hall or Becky Ayres in 232 Weber Hall. Any additional questions or information should be directed to John Kessler, Food Service Manager, at 660-537-3855.

 


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Internships

Summer Student Position-KS Dept of Agriculture

The Kansas Dept of Agriculture has a summer student position they are trying to fill in their "Dairy and Feed" section. Focus is on data entry related to feed renewals and lab results with potential for other types of work/projects as needed.

Position is flexible (can work around class schedules) with work beginning around May 20th. Can be a full time (40 hrs/wk) position in summer and PT during school year.

If interested, email your resume to Kelsey Senn.

Kelsey Senn
Assistant HR Director
Kansas Department of Agriculture
Phone: 785-564-6712
kelsey.senn@ks.gov
http://agriculture.ks.gov/

Date posted: 4/29/19

 

Intern Trainee- National Beef Packing Company

Title: Summer Intern Trainee

Pay Range: $800.00 Per Week plus Room and Board Per Diem

Location: Kansas City / Liberal, KS. / Dodge City, KS.

Primary goal of these intern position(s) is for the selected individual(s) to learn and understand the basics of the beef business and demonstrate the skills necessary to move into a full time position within the organization following their graduation.

Position Summary:

Gain a basic understanding of our beef plant operations, specifically the slaughter process and learning the primal / sub-primal cuts in the fabrication division. Slaughter and Fabrication training will be done "hands on" at National Beef's processing facilities in Liberal and Dodge City, Kansas. Training will also involve working with our Quality Assurance Department learning product specifications and how they are measured. Training will also include spending time in the following areas: Feed Lots, Cattle Procurement, Case Ready Operations, Value Added, Credit / Claims, Product Scheduling, Field Marketing, Leathers Operation and our Consumer Ready Division.

Selected individuals must be willing to work where assigned within our organization. Applicants must have reliable transportation. Mileage will be reimbursed subject to government guidelines.

Qualifications:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must have an agricultural based major
  • Must have completed junior year but not yet started senior year of undergraduate program
  • Ability to effectively organize and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to work in stressful circumstances and handle all types of personalities and levels of authority
  • Reasoning and problem solving ability
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Basic computer skills
  • Self starter with the willingness to work hard and learn "on the go"

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Job description and application

Date posted: 4/8/19

 

Internship-BlendTech, Inc.

BlendTech, Inc., a spice and seasoning blend company located in Wichita, KS, will be offering an internship for the summer of 2019. This will be a paid internship and be approximately 10-12 weeks. The primary function of this internship is to assist the R&D team in benchtop and/or pilot scale processing including organizing and scaling of ingredients and running product development test trials. Through this position, the intern will have good exposure to the processes and techniques of food processing and product development. Hands-on training on food processing and other methods will be provided as needed.

This internship will provide training on:

  • Concept ideation
  • Product development and revision
  • Product matching

Essential duties and responsibilities may include:

  • Assisting in the analysis, testing, and development of new products
  • Assisting in the revision of current products
  • Preparing products in small and large batches using the product development lab and test kitchen

Requirements: Pursuing a degree in Food Science or a related field, ability to work on projects independently as well as in a team setting, excellent organizational skills and attention to detail, a positive attitude and a desire to learn

If you have questions or are interested in this position, please contact Megan Torline at mtorline@blendtechinc.com or 316-941-9660.

Date posted: 3/25/19

 

QA Intern - Riega Foods

We are looking for a QA intern to join our Food safety team this summer at Riega Foods.

Interested candidates send resume to QA@riegafoods.com

http://riegafoods.com/

Date posted: 3/11/19

 

2019 Summer QA Intern Summary-Riega Foods, LLC

Riega Foods, LLC., is a family owned and operated organic herbs, spices, and spice blends manufacturer near downtown Kansas City, MO. We are a growing company looking for a Quality Assurance/ Food Safety Intern to join our team this summer.

We are looking for an undergraduate student pursuing a degree in Food Science who is excited to gain hands on experience in the Food Industry by helping to implement and maintain a Food Safety System in a growing company. Our QA intern will work alongside our QA Specialist and help with day to day tasks such as: implementing and reviewing food safety programs, product sampling, product testing, environmental swabbing of production facility and equipment, analyzing test results, writing test reports, and product development.

Qualified Candidates must:

  • Have a minimum 3.2 GPA and is currently pursing an undergraduate degree in Food Science.
  • HACCP/HARPC Certified
  • Availability to work 30 hours a week.
  • Possess excellent interpersonal, verbal and written technical communication skills
  • Enjoy hands-on food product testing and development
  • Manage a focused project, working both independently and collaboratively with others
  • Be extremely self-motivated with a desire to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work independently as well as on a team with a high degree of collaboration

Interested candidates send resume to QA@riegafoods.com
http://riegafoods.com/

Date posted: 3/5/19

 

Old World Spices

Old World Spices and Seasonings, Inc.
5320 College Blvd.
Overland Park, KS
Phone (816) 861-0400

Old World Spices & Seasonings is a premier manufacturer of custom blended, custom packaged, dry food products and seasonings. Owned and operated by the Jungk family, their combined three generations of experience in the food industry have garnered praise, awards, and reliance from food and marketing companies
across North America and Europe. With a state-of-the-art Research and Innovation lab in Overland Park, Kansas to support the production facility in Concordia, MO, Old World provides high-end service to a wide variety of food related industries.

Our paid internship program offers students the opportunity to gain applicable work experience and utilize their college education. Our ideal candidate needs to be local to the Kansas City area or have the ability to arrange their own housing as we will not be providing it. They also need the ability to drive to our plant occasionally (1 hour East of KC). The internship will be from the end of May to the start of August. Specific details will be worked out with the intern once selected. We prefer to interview students going into their Junior or Senior years of college who primarily have an interest in Research and Development.

Interns will participate in each of the following areas within the organization:

Culinary and Food Development Department

  • Product Development Process
  • Recipe Formulation
  • Benchtop Production
  • Ingredient Statement Labeling

Quality Assurance Department

  • Process Controls
    • Allergens
    • Kosher
    • Organic
    • Sanitation
  • Programs
    • HACCP
    • Regulatory
    • Microbiological Analysis
    • Certification
    • Hazard Analysis
    • Lot traceability

Your internship with OWS gives you real life experience, an opportunity to learn about the food industry and the ability to start building your professional resume.

Please send your resume to Dayna Trempy / dayna@oldworldspices.com

Date posted: 2/25/19

 

Pacific Seafood - Quality Assurance

As a Quality Assurance (QA) Intern, you will be responsible for monitoring product quality throughout the production process as well as addressing in-line decision that affects immediate product quality results. We are working to reduce the gradeout of our wild species items in production. As you work with our QA team, you will gain an understanding of HACCP systems and SQF certification, as well as Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures and food safety.

Complete description and application

Date posted: 2/19/19

 

Rich Products Corporation - Food Product & Process Development Intern

Rich Products Corporation currently has a great opportunity for a Food Product & Process Development Intern/Co-Op in R&D Department, located in St. Simons Island, Georgia. This Co-op will be full-time (40 hours per week) from May - December 2019.

Complete description and application

Date posted: 2/19/19

 

Rich Products Corporation - R&D Intern

Rich's currently has a great opportunity for a Product Development Intern for summer 2019. This position is in the Research and Development department, located in Buffalo, New York. The product category of concentration is Muffins, Uniced Cakes and Donuts.

Complete description and application

Date posted: 2/19/19

 

Sugar Creek Internship

The SugarCreek Internship Program is a 12-week program starting the third week of May through the first week of August. In addition to your "day job", each intern will be part of a group focusing on an innovations for the entire company. At the end of the 12 weeks, you will present your findings and possible solutions to the other interns as well as members of the executive team.

Interested candidates should apply online at:
http://tinyurl.com/SC-Intern2019
Search for "Internship"

Complete description

Date posted: 2/19/19

 

Product Development Internship-Inclusion Technologies

Inclusion Technologies is seeking a skilled product development person to assist with work in our applications kitchen during the Spring or Summer of 2019. This would initially be structured as a 3-month paid internship and if the experience goes well for both sides it could eventually turn into a full time position with our company.

The main duties of this internship would be:

  • Work with VP Business Development to develop new product formulas in response to customer requests:
    • New concept prototypes (building from existing formulas)
    • Competitive matching – this would include reverse engineering of competitive products including using the Genesis software package to match compositional attributes
  • Make the prototype formulas in the lab by weighing out the ingredients, batching, and processing them as needed
  • Evaluate and record the results of both the processing and the finished products following appropriate laboratory design and documentation procedures
  • Source new ingredients as needed and attain all the necessary support documentation required; work with Office Manager to get the volume-based pricing needed for cost modeling purposes
  • Help develop tentative specification sheets, nutritionals, sample labels and other support documentation necessary for the formulas
  • Development of some finished applications and prototypes that demonstrate the functionality of our ingredients in application (i.e. nut-free peanut butters, turtle clusters, coated Nadanuts, etc.)
  • Assist with scale-up activities to take successful lab prototypes and scale them up to the production facility with minimum runs

Other points:

  • The hours for this position would be 40 hours per week (8:00 am to 5:00 pm) with an hour break for lunch
  • We will supply all the necessary tools to perform this job including a computer, email, etc.
  • We would prefer candidates that live in the KC Metro area and could commute from where they presently live

Next Steps:

For interested candidates, please send us an email with your resume to Dennis Reid at dreid@inclusiontech.com. The first step would be an initial phone call conversation followed by a possible interview at our facility in Atchison Kansas. Thank you for your interest.

Date posted: 2/5/19

 

JBS Internship

Our internship program is very hands on and aims to provide students with real life experience. Our goal is to transition our interns to full time employees and JBS Management Trainees and for them to leave our company at the end of the summer with an offer in hand.

For more information, contact:

Martha Holstein
Human Resources
Office: 970-506-8224
Cell: 402-699-1626
Martha.Holstein@jbssa.com

Complete job description and application

Date posted: 11/26/18

 


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Fellowships and Postdoctorals

Dave Theno Food Safety Fellowship

The Dave Theno Food Safety Fellowship is a partnership between Stop Foodborne Illness and Michigan State University Online Food Safety Program. The Fellow will live and work in Chicago with Stop Foodborne Illness for a salary of $25,000, and complete a 12-credit Online Food Safety Certificate with Michigan State University.

Start Date: August 26, 2019

End Date: August 16, 2020

The Fellowship will be offered to one recent graduate (2016-2019) with a food science, or animal science, undergraduate degree from a U.S. Land Grant University.

Preference will be given to those seeking a career in food industry or food regulation.

Applicants will need official transcripts from their degree granting university and three letters of recommendation (2 academic, 1 personal). Additionally, applicants will need a Statement of Intent outlining their background, professional interests, their reason for wanting this fellowship, and how they believe it will help their future career. In order to be considered for the fellowship, the application and supplemental materials must be received by the organization no later than May 4, 2019. Recommendations must be received no later than May 4, 2019.

To review and begin the application process visit:
The Fellow will:

  1. Work with Stop Foodborne Illness 35 hours a week.
  2. Complete two projects defined by the Stop and MSU Online Food Safety Directors.
  3. Familiarize themselves with stories on the Honor Wall at www.stopfoodborneillness.org.
  4. Participate in weekly Safe Food Coalition calls; with possible travel to DC.
  5. Assist Community Coordinator in identified initiatives.
  6. Staff Stop's booth (with others) at conferences, including the 2020 International Association for Food Protection conference in Cleveland, OH.
  7. Attend Creating a Food Safety Culture Executive Education at MSU, May, 2020.
  8. Have ongoing conversations with Stop Executive Director and MSU OFS Director regarding progress of the Fellowship.
  9. Finish the MSU Food Safety Certificate coursework (12 credits).

Date posted: 3/25/19

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