Smithfield Summer 2024 Intern - Industrial Engineering - Des Moines in Des Moines, Iowa
We Invest in Smithfield’s Future by Investing in Yours.
The Smithfield Foods internship program offers students a paid opportunity to work in an environment that fosters real-life experiences, explores career options, and applies your education. You will become a part of key management 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. Our summer internships are typically 10 weeks.
Our Summer Internship roles will be based in various locations across the country and offer potential travel opportunities. 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.
Focus on assignments and projects within your identified track
Complete Learning Plan and master the skills and tasks identified
Attend team and customer meetings within your functional area
Develop and execute process and procedures to alleviate challenges within your functional area
Create formal proposals and presentations to various levels of management
Attend developmental training and workshops for the Summer Internship Program
Cross-Collaborate with current interns on a summer project
Present during End-of-Summer Presentations to Executive Leadership, Management and Peers
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.
To 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.
Industrial Engineering Major
Must have completed your sophomore year in college.
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.
Careers and Benefits
To learn more about Smithfield’s benefits, visit smithfieldfoods.com/careerbenefits.PEOPLE MATTER
More than 63,000 employees globally drive our success. We strive to create a fair, ethical and rewarding work environment.GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT
Working at Smithfield isn't just a job – it's the foundation for a lifelong career with training designed to help you advance professionally.BENEFITS
Our people matter. That's why we offer excellent, comprehensive benefits packages to our full-time employees. Also, education benefits available to full and part-time Smithfield team members on their first day of employmentSUSTAINABILITY PLEDGE
Sustainability 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. (https://www.smithfieldfoods.com/) 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 our 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, visit www.smithfieldfoods.com (https://c212.net/c/link/?t=0&l=en&o=3409886-1&h=2666258769&u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.smithfieldfoods.com%2F&a=www.smithfieldfoods.com) , and connect with us onFacebook,Twitter,LinkedInandInstagram.
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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