2024 Milling Intern - Onsite, USA

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Ardent Mills
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Saginaw, TX
recency icon Posted 09-10-2023

Job Description

Ardent Mills is committed to transforming how the world is nourished. As the premier flour-milling and ingredient company, we cultivate the future of plant-based solutions to help our customers and communities thrive. Ardent Mills is looking for curious, ambitious individuals who want to grow their global and local impact, career, and leadership skills.Flourish is Ardent Mill's summer Intern Program, structured and designed to provide a foundational understanding of how to live Ardent Mills' values while gaining hands-on experience in the industry through specialized projects. The intent of our intern program is to hire into full-time positions as people-leaders within operations. Interns will be immersed in day-to-day business activity while collaborating directly with leaders across the organization in a group project experience. Interns will also work on individual projects, assigned based on organizational need. A variety of social and business-related activities are also available for further interaction and networking amongst peers and leaders.Operations InternshipOperations Interns will gain the skills and knowledge required to operate within a specific type of operation, such as Grain Elevators, Packaging and Loadout, or Maintenance. Our objective is to expose interns to diverse operational challenges, broaden their experience in a food manufacturing setting, and develop a network of resources.Milling InternshipMilling Interns will fine tune and nurture the skills and knowledge required to operate our mills and continuously improve our milling operations through a structured summer experience. Our objective is to expose interns to diverse operational challenges, broaden their experience in a food manufacturing setting, and develop a network of resources.Food Safety & Quality InternshipFood Safety & Quality Interns will gain exposure to the broader operations within Ardent Mills, with a keen focus on food safety and quality, gaining the skills and knowledge required to conduct testing and utilize our Ardent Mills Food Safety and Quality Policies in decision making. Our objective is to expose interns to diverse operational challenges, broaden their experience in a food manufacturing setting, and develop a network of resources.Principal Accountabilities:Areas of exposure may include, but are not limited to:Participate in toolbox meetings and department reviews to ensure that work is properly integrated, and that progress is on trackPromotes personnel and food safety, ensuring a safe work environment and employee work habitsSupport and abide by plant rules within the workplaceEssential Functions/Requirements: Ability to perform work in inclement weather conditions (hot and cold)Candidate must be physically able to climb ladders and stairsWilling to work periodic workdays more than assigned work scheduleEducation, Experience, Skills:Operations: Majoring in Ag Studies, Ag Business/Economics, Business Administration, Mechanized Systems, Mechanical/Agricultural/Biosystems/Food/Ag Systems Engineering, or related studiesMilling: Majoring in Milling Science, Agriculture Studies, Business, Operations, Food Science, Agricultural and/or Biosystems Engineering or related studiesFood Safety & Quality: Majoring in Milling Science, Bakery Science, Ag Studies, Business, Food Science, Life Sciences, Chemistry, Biosystems Engineering, or related studiesStrong computer skillsStrong written and oral communication skillsProblem solving skillsOrganization/Time Management skillsStrong analytical skillsA willingness to take on responsibilities and challengesOther considerations:Must be authorized to work in the Unites states without sponsorship now and in the futureExcept where prohibited by law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test and pre-employment background checkLocation:Various Locations USAAddress:136 Remote, Omaha NE, 68128Additional Locations (if applicable):Employment Type:Additional Information:EEO Commitment:At Ardent Mills, everyone matters and everyone has a voice. We are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal opportunities are available to all applicants and team members and the decisions will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, genetic information, veteran status, age, political affiliation, or any other non-merit characteristic protected by law or not. Together, celebrating our differences, we make Ardent Mills.The preceding position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this position. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees in this position. The description, duties, functions, and responsibilities are subject to change at the discretion of Ardent Mills.