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Process Engineering Co-op (Spring - December 2021)

Salina, Kansas

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Description
(Overview)

About the Company: 

At Schwan’s Company, we are a fast-paced, innovative team, focused on bringing delicious foods to our customers. If you’re passionate about food and creating a successful future, this is the place for you. Based in Minnesota, Schwan’s is a national, multibillion-dollar company that manufactures and markets quality foods through home-delivery, retail- grocery and food-service channels. Its many popular brands include Red Baron®, Tony's® and Freschetta® pizza, Mrs. Smith's® and Edwards® desserts, Pagoda® Asian-style snacks and Schwan's® home delivery. To learn more about Schwan's, visit www.SchwansCompany.com.

The Position:

  • Support the development and commercialization of new process technology and new processing equipment within Schwan's manufacturing and co-packer facilities.  

  • Interface with manufacturing and operations engineering department to identify, educate, and implement major cost savings projects involving new processes, processing technology, and equipment. 

  • Collect & analyze data and present results with basic statistical inferences. 

  • Provide basic observations as to process methodologies that could be improved and/or applied. 

  • Shadow Process Development Engineers on various projects. 

  • Identify and discuss current process principles. 

  • Document all work according to established procedures and guidelines. 

  • Prepare project reports. 

    What are the expectations of you?

    • Experience with Process Capability studies, Six Sigma, Statistical Control, Process Mapping  

    • Strong communication & interpersonal skills, organizational and self-motivational skills required 

    • Requires intermediate mathematical skills including: algebra, percentage, fractions, and word problems 

    • Ability to observe safety precautions and procedures 

    • Advanced PC skills including Windows environment: word processing CAD program and spreadsheet 

    • Knowledge of Lean systems & practices preferred 

    • Prior exposure to manufacturing climate 

    • High degree of schedule flexibility due to a 24-hour operation 

    • Computer literacy with CAD Software, Statistical analysis Software, and project management 

    • Ability to learn quickly and work independently 

    • Ability to lead projects and present progress to the upper management 

    • Work effectively in a team environment and collaborate with cross functional teams 

    • High energy and a high commitment to safety 

    Education: Candidate should currently be enrolled in junior or senior year of an undergraduate or graduate degree program in Chemical, Mechanical, Industrial, Food Engineering or related degree program. GPA of 3.0+ preferred.   

    Years of Related Experience: 0 -2 years related experience

    Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Basic PC, communication and interpersonal skills required; familiarity with Microsoft Office and email programs; basic understanding of applicable discipline (i.e. Information Technology, Research & Development, Engineering, etc.) with organizational and self-motivational skills required. Requires basic mathematical skills including algebra, percentage, fractions, and word problems. Ability to observe safety precautions and procedures is also required.

    The employing subsidiaries of Schwan’s Company are Equal Employment Opportunity Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, age, race, color, religion, gender, vet status, national origin or other protected class.
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    Qualifications

    Education: Candidate should currently be enrolled in junior or senior year of an undergraduate or graduate degree program in Chemical, Mechanical, Industrial, Food Engineering or related degree program. GPA of 3.0+ preferred.   

     

    Years of Related Experience: 0 -2 years related experience

     

    Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Basic PC, communication and interpersonal skills required; familiarity with Microsoft Office and email programs; basic understanding of applicable discipline (i.e. Information Technology, Research & Development, Engineering, etc.) with organizational and self-motivational skills required. Requires basic mathematical skills including algebra, percentage, fractions, and word problems. Ability to observe safety precautions and procedures is also required.

     

    The employing subsidiaries of Schwan’s Company are Equal Employment Opportunity Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, age, race, color, religion, gender, vet status, national origin or other protected class.
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    Job Type: Non-exempt Business Unit: Req #: 21001351

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    Brand Logos
    • Big Daddy's
    • Edwards
    • Mrs. Smith's
    • MINH
    • Red Baron
    • Freschetta
    • Pagoda
    • Tony's