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FSQA Technician Intern

Date: Oct 15, 2021

Location: Adams, NY, US, 13605

Company: Great Lakes Cheese

Job Overview

Great Lakes Cheese is seeking an FSQA Technician Intern from May 2022 – August 2022 at our plant location in Adams, New York. At GLC, you have the opportunity to grow, optimize your performance and unlock your ambitions through positions in many areas of the organization. While working independently or in a team environment, you develop leadership and critical thinking skills to help build a foundation for your career. Internships at GLC allow students to gain real job experience and receive on-the-job training that focuses on our technologies and methodologies. From the start, interns are challenged to demonstrate their strengths and apply their knowledge to help us achieve our business strategy. At GLC, we place great value on our interns. Our positions are structured to maximize your internship experience. This position is a paid internship.

Job Responsibilities

  • Test samples of in-process and finished goods cheese and whey to ensure compliance with standards.
  • Perform and report results for swab sampling of equipment and surfaces and set out air plates. 
  • Record daily temperature at various locations within facility.
  • Process sample requests.
  • Conduct water testing.
  • Start up and shut down lab equipment.
  • All GLC interns are expected to perform any assignment or job task according to the stated safety policies and procedures
  • Other responsibilities as assigned by the manager

Required Education and Experience

  • Current college student pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Food Sciences, Biochemistry , or related field
  • Year in School: Junior/Senior
  • Must have at least a 3.0 GPA
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Strong attention to detail, data analysis, and reporting skills
  • Strong communication, presentation, and team skills.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Self-motivated with a high level of initiative, able to work well independently.

Working Conditions

• Occasional exposure to industrial operations including: temperature extremes from approximately 35ºF to 100ºF; noise levels in excess of 85 dB; moisture and moving machinery.

EEOC & Disclaimer

Great Lakes Cheese is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer

Nearest Major Market: Watertown