Chemistry/Food Safety Intern- job post
Nestle Nutrition in Fremont, MI is a Product Development Center for Baby Meals and Drinks. The opportunity has arisen for a Chemistry/Food Safety Intern to join our team!
The Chemistry/Food Safety Intern will conduct laboratory project work and various projects related tasks in the research 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, ideally in May 2021)
Full-time 40 hrs/week with some overtime
Will perform analytical method development using GC, HPLC, mass spectrometer and other wet chemistry equipments. Conduct experiments in bench and pilot plant scale related to assigned projects. Prepares periodic project updates to project team and a final project presentation. Maintains a laboratory notebook.
Performs clean-up and general maintenance of laboratory and work area
Performs periodic maintenance, calibration and troubleshooting of analytical instrumentation and equipment
Performs other duties as assigned
The Nestle companies are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran
Required: Working towards a MS or PhD Degree in Chemistry, Food Safety/Food Science, or related technical field.
Preferred: Experience in a food pilot plant, chemistry laboratory or analytical setting. Lab instrument skills (GC-MS, HPLC etc) experience are highly desired.
Expertise in chemical analyses
Problem-solving and critical thinking skills
Ability to take direction
Ability to prioritize
Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Power Point and Excel
The Nestlé Companies are equal employment and affirmative action employers and looking for diversity in qualified candidates for employment. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.