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2022 Diversity Leadership Symposium: Food Safety/Analytical Intern

2022 Diversity Leadership Symposium: Food Safety/Analytical Intern

 

As the world leader in nutrition, health and wellness for children from birth to preschool, Gerber Products Company is committed to creating a strong future. We joined the Nestlé Nutrition family in 2007, and have been a partner in parenthood ever since. Our Anything for Baby team works closely with experts to create products that enrich and establish healthy habits for children, and are good for the planet as well. A career at Gerber provides meaningful opportunities to develop professionally, and nurture generations to come. Now is the time to define your future, and ours too.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

Position Snapshot

Are you a current undergraduate student who is passionate about diversity, equity and inclusion? Are you looking for a full-time Food Safety/Analytical Intern role? If you've got an appetite for an exciting career, apply now for Nestlé's 2022 Virtual Diversity Leadership Symposium (DLS)! It's a three-day, professional development and hiring event, taking place from August 9-11, 2022, for college students of diverse backgrounds! If selected to participate in the symposium, you will learn about Nestle’s wining culture, network with peers & current Nestlé employees, and interview for our 2023 Food Safety/Analytical Internship!  

What to expect from the 2022 Diversity Leadership Symposium:

  • Gain valuable exposure to life and careers at Nestlé and discover how a diverse and inclusive environment fuels career growth
  • Network with business leaders and develop relationships with peers from universities across the nation while participating in hands-on culinary experiences
  • Interview for our 2023 Food Safety/ Analytical Internship, with a chance to return to school with a full-time job offer in hand

The Food Safety/Analytical Intern will be conduct laboratory project work and various projects related tasks in the research laboratory and pilot plant under the supervision of scientists in the Quality/Food Safety and Analytical Services Department. 
Length of Internship and Hours:  6 Months (Starting time flexible, one position to start approx Jan 2023 and another to start approx May/June 2023)
Full-time 40 hrs/week with some overtime
RESPONSIBILITIES:
Will perform analytical method development using GC, HPLC, mass spectrometer and other wet chemistry equipment.  Conduct experiment in bench and pilot plant scale related to assigned projects. Will support Microbiological research in an area relevant to quality and safety of Baby Meals & Drinks products and support laboratory studies related to verification/validation of Food Microbiology test methods. May perform other laboratory activities related to microbiological analysis or laboratory operations. Prepares periodic project updates to project team and a final project presentation. Maintain a laboratory notebook.
· Cleans-up and general maintenance of laboratory and work area
· Periodic maintenance, calibration and troubleshooting of analytical instrumentation and equipment
 · Performs other duties as assigned

Requirements

EDUCATION:
Required: Working towards a MS or PhD Degree in Chemistry, Food Microbiology, Food Safety/Food Science, or related technical field. 
EXPERIENCE:
Preferred: Experience in a food pilot plant, food chemistry/microbiology laboratory or analytical setting. Experience of hand-on working with food microbiology analysis is preferred. Lab instrument skills (GC-MS, HPLC etc) experience are highly desired. 

SKILLS:
Expertise in chemical analyses. 
Good skills on microbial analysis, aseptic operation, method development, problem-solving and critical thinking.
Problem-solving and critical thinking skills
Ability to take direction 
Ability to prioritize
Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Power Point and Excel 

The Nestlé Diversity Leadership Symposium is ideal for students from diverse and minority backgrounds but is open to all candidates, regardless of ethnicity, who can demonstrate that they would make a positive contribution to diversity at Nestlé.

 

It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

 

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role.  In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities.  Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

 

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

 

As the world leader in nutrition, health and wellness for children from birth to preschool, Gerber Products Company is committed to creating a strong future. We joined the Nestlé Nutrition family in 2007, and have been a partner in parenthood ever since. Our Anything for Baby team works closely with experts to create products that enrich and establish healthy habits for children, and are good for the planet as well. A career at Gerber provides meaningful opportunities to develop professionally, and nurture generations to come. Now is the time to define your future, and ours too.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

Position Snapshot

Are you a current undergraduate student who is passionate about diversity, equity and inclusion? Are you looking for a full-time Food Safety/Analytical Intern role? If you've got an appetite for an exciting career, apply now for Nestlé's 2022 Virtual Diversity Leadership Symposium (DLS)! It's a three-day, professional development and hiring event, taking place from August 9-11, 2022, for college students of diverse backgrounds! If selected to participate in the symposium, you will learn about Nestle’s wining culture, network with peers & current Nestlé employees, and interview for our 2023 Food Safety/Analytical Internship!  

What to expect from the 2022 Diversity Leadership Symposium:

  • Gain valuable exposure to life and careers at Nestlé and discover how a diverse and inclusive environment fuels career growth
  • Network with business leaders and develop relationships with peers from universities across the nation while participating in hands-on culinary experiences
  • Interview for our 2023 Food Safety/ Analytical Internship, with a chance to return to school with a full-time job offer in hand

The Food Safety/Analytical Intern will be conduct laboratory project work and various projects related tasks in the research laboratory and pilot plant under the supervision of scientists in the Quality/Food Safety and Analytical Services Department. 
Length of Internship and Hours:  6 Months (Starting time flexible, one position to start approx Jan 2023 and another to start approx May/June 2023)
Full-time 40 hrs/week with some overtime
RESPONSIBILITIES:
Will perform analytical method development using GC, HPLC, mass spectrometer and other wet chemistry equipment.  Conduct experiment in bench and pilot plant scale related to assigned projects. Will support Microbiological research in an area relevant to quality and safety of Baby Meals & Drinks products and support laboratory studies related to verification/validation of Food Microbiology test methods. May perform other laboratory activities related to microbiological analysis or laboratory operations. Prepares periodic project updates to project team and a final project presentation. Maintain a laboratory notebook.
· Cleans-up and general maintenance of laboratory and work area
· Periodic maintenance, calibration and troubleshooting of analytical instrumentation and equipment
 · Performs other duties as assigned

Requirements

EDUCATION:
Required: Working towards a MS or PhD Degree in Chemistry, Food Microbiology, Food Safety/Food Science, or related technical field. 
EXPERIENCE:
Preferred: Experience in a food pilot plant, food chemistry/microbiology laboratory or analytical setting. Experience of hand-on working with food microbiology analysis is preferred. Lab instrument skills (GC-MS, HPLC etc) experience are highly desired. 

SKILLS:
Expertise in chemical analyses. 
Good skills on microbial analysis, aseptic operation, method development, problem-solving and critical thinking.
Problem-solving and critical thinking skills
Ability to take direction 
Ability to prioritize
Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Power Point and Excel 

The Nestlé Diversity Leadership Symposium is ideal for students from diverse and minority backgrounds but is open to all candidates, regardless of ethnicity, who can demonstrate that they would make a positive contribution to diversity at Nestlé.

 

It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

 

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role.  In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities.  Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

 

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

Fremont, MI, US, 49413-0001

Fremont, MI, US, 49413-0001

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