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Seasonal Internship - Operations - Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Company: Smithfield Foods
Location: Sioux Falls
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Your OpportunityWe Invest in Smithfield's Future by Investing in Yours. The Smithfield Foods seasonal internship program offers students a paid opportunity to work in an environment that fosters real-life experiences, explores career options, and applies your education during school breaks and even part-time opportunities if your academic schedule allows. You will become a part of key meetings and participate in meaningful projects. Our goal is to provide a working environment that not only encourages creativity, but offers equality, diversity, mutual respect and productivity. Your internship experience will be customized based on your academic schedule and availability. Our seasonal internship roles will be based in various locations across the country and offer potential travel opportunities for projects and assignments. You will have exposure and the opportunity to broaden your skills through impactful work, mentored relationships, and will gain real world exposure to different disciplines on Smithfield's team. Core Responsibilities Seasonal Interns - Operations handle materials and use hand tools, knives, machinery, and equipment to help deliver good food responsibly to America's dinner table. Seasonal Interns - Operations perform physically demanding work that requires good hand-eye coordination, attention to detail, strength and stamina. Develop and execute process and procedures to alleviate challenges within your functional area Be available to work scheduled hours, which may include overtime, depending upon production demands. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned. QualificationsTo 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 to perform the essential functions. Agribusiness, Meat Science, Food Science, Animal Science or related major. Currently enrolled in a 4-year, 2-year or technical school. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. Experience working with Microsoft Excel, Word, Project, PowerPoint, and AutoCAD. Willingness to learn and work in a team environment. Proactive thinker and self-motivated. Strong time, project, and organizational management skills. The ability to work independently. Ability to work well with others in fast paced, dynamic environment. Ability to be respectful, approachable and team oriented while building strong working relationships and a positive work environment. Work EnvironmentThe work environment characteristics & physical demands 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. The majority of the time is spent in an office setting outside of the production plant. The plant environment will include wet or humid conditions (non-weather related), extreme cold and heat (non-weather related), working near moving mechanical parts, exposure to fumes or airborne particles, and chemicals. Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but can be loud when in the production area. Occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision includes close vision and ability to adjust focus. Frequently required to sit, use hands to handle, or feel, and talk or hear. Career BenefitsTo learn more about Smithfield's benefits, visit smithfieldfoods.com/careerbenefits.Why Work at Smithfield Foods? We are committed to meeting our employees' needs, addressing their concerns and helping them enjoy rewarding careers with our company. PEOPLE MATTERWith more than 60,000 jobs globally, our employees drive our success. We strive to create a fair, ethical and rewarding work environment.GROWTH & DEVELOPMENTWorking at Smithfield isn't just a job - it's the foundation for a lifelong career with training designed to help you advance professionally.BENEFITSOur people matter. That's why we offer excellent, comprehensive benefits packages to our full-time employees.SUSTAINABILITY PLEDGESustainability is ingrained in our culture and guides how we operate. We believe in innovating for the future.About Smithfield Foods Headquartered in Smithfield, Va. since 1936, Smithfield Foods, Inc. is an American food company with agricultural roots and a global reach. With more than 60,000 jobs globally, we are dedicated to producing "Good food. Responsibly®" and serve as one of the world's leading vertically integrated protein companies. We have pioneered sustainability standards for more than two decades, including our industry-leading commitments to become carbon negative in U.S. company-owned operations and reduce GHG emissions 30 percent across our entire U.S. value chain by 2030. We believe in the power of protein to end food insecurity and have donated hundreds of millions of food servings to our communities. Smithfield boasts a portfolio of high-quality iconic brands, such as Smithfield ® , Eckrich ® and Nathan's Famous ® , among many others. For more information connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram. EEO/AA Information Smithfield is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, protected veterans status, status as a disabled individual or any other protected group status or non-job characteristic as directed by law.

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