Operations Intern - Portage La Prairie, MB CAN (15423)

The J.R. Simplot Company
Portage, MD
United States
Job Description

Simplot Canada (II) Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of the J.R. Simplot Company. The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.


The Operations Intern program for the Simplot Global Food division is an integrated opportunity, giving you a broad understanding on the manufacturing process. You will learn about multiple processes involved to produce quality potato or vegetable products. This could include quality assurance, maintenance, sanitation, production, continuous improvement.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assists in data analysis of projects

  • Assists as needed on the floor to gather data and review/explain

  • Complete specific job duties and projects while working with many different people and positions to gain understanding of various jobs in potato/vegetable processing

  • Get great exposure to the manufacturing process of producing potato and vegetable products

Typical Education

  • Pursuing a bachelor’s degree from 4-year college or university

  • Strong academic record (suggested minimum 3.0 GPA), with a bachelor’s degree emphasis in Agriculture, Food Science, Business, Engineering

Relevant Experience

  • Excellent problem solving and decision-making skills

  • Candidate must have average or above skills in excel, data analysis, and word

  • Candidate must have an active interest in manufacturing and factory work

  • Self-motivated, independent worker that can function under limited supervision

  • Must have a positive attitude and possess good inter-personal skills

Other Information

  • Duration:  May 1 - Aug 31, 2024

Job Requisition ID: 15423 

Travel Required: None 

Location(s): FG Plant - Portage la Prairie 

Country: Canada 


** Simplot Canada (II) Limited is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.**

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