Internship (Part Time) Quincy, IL
Quincy, IL 
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Job/Internship Description

JOB SUMMARY:

Under the direction of the Continuous Improvement (CI) Manager. The Wis-Pak internship is designed to gain real world experience during a 10 week period in areas such as, but not limited to Plant Operations, Warehouse, Quality Assurance, Maintenance, Continuous Improvement and Human Resources. This position performs a variety of tasks and assignments to offer practical experience and broad exposure to Wis-Pak's organization. Interns are considered to be an integral part of the team and are provided with tasks that are both challenging and educational stimulating. JOB DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (Note: The job functions relate to the job, site specific)
  • Interns must understand, follow all established safety, health, quality, Food Safety, GMP and Company policies, procedures, and recognized practices.
  • Must maintain work area to acceptable safety and housekeeping standards.
  • Work closely with departments assigned.
  • Must complete and file all required documentation in an orderly and timely manner.
  • Must notify CI Manager and Department Manager of any major problems or questions, including Quality or Food Safety concerns.
  • Perform entry level professional and/or technical duties of moderate difficulty providing the opportunity for professional training in the assigned business unit or functional area.
  • Perform assigned duties to acquire knowledge of methods, procedures and standards required for successful performance. Accompanies senior level staff on assignments as appropriate.
  • Complete a variety of developmental assignments in assigned area under the direction of one or more senior-level staff.
  • Contribute individually or as part of a team to support the designated business unit. Assist with problem solving to maintain operational excellence.
  • Work towards goals and objectives and participates in special projects as defined and assigned by leadership.
  • Active participation in developmental activities and community relations event(s) required.
  • Manage a project during the duration of the 10-week period to improve overall departmental performance or address specific business needs related to assigned location. A presentation of outcomes to leadership team is required at the end of the program.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be at least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or equivalent education and be currently enrolled in college to participate in the Internship Program.
  • Able to read, write, and communicate in English. Must be able to follow written and verbal instructions.
  • Must exhibit ability and desire to work within a team, but have the ability to work alone.
  • Works with minimal supervision, be a self-starter who leads by example, and be dependable.
  • Ability to prioritize and plan work activities under pressure.
  • Perform entry level professional and/or technical duties of moderate difficulty providing the opportunity for professional training in the assigned business unit or functional area.
  • Perform assigned duties to acquire knowledge of methods, procedures and standards required for successful performance. Accompany senior level staff on assignments.
  • Complete a variety of developmental assignments in assigned area.
  • Contribute individually or as a team to support the designated business unit. Assist with problem solving to maintain operational excellence.
  • Work towards specific goals and objectives for special projects assigned
  • Actively participate in developmental activities and community relations event(s) as required.
  • Manage a project during the duration of the internship period to improve overall performance or address a specific business need as assigned. Present a presentation of the project to the leadership team at the end of the program.
  • Ability to problem solve by adjusting variables in standardized situations.
  • Must be able to work in temperatures of 60 - 90 degrees or more.
  • Must exhibit flexibility and willingness to perform tasks as needed.
  • Must be a current/former student at a college.

JOB DISCLAIMER: This list of job duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities that management may deem necessary from time to time.

We respond to all applicants once a hiring decision has been made - please check your email regularly for communications from us.

Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Position Summary
Company
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Part Time
Period of Employment
Open
Type of Compensation
Paid
College Credits Earned
No
Tuition Assistance
No
Required Student Status
Open
Preferred Majors
Other
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