Dairy Farmers of America


Summer 2023 Quality Assurance/Lab Intern



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Intern – QC/QA


Turlock CA

Primary Duties / Responsibilities:

  • Train in the laboratory and production areas to become familiar with the basic plant operations for a cheese and whey plant.
  • Perform laboratory chemical and microbiological testing of finished products and incoming ingredients.
  • Perform physical and organoleptic evaluations of finished products and incoming ingredients – ex: pizza melt tests, body, texture, and flavor.
  • Assist with food safety programs including HACCP, sanitation, glass control, and pathogen environmental monitoring.
  • Write and revise Standard Operating Procedures and Work Instructions.
  • Other Quality Assurance duties as assigned.
  • Other Production duties as assigned.

Job Location Information

City: Turlock
County: Stanislaus
Populaton: 71,245

Public Transit: Turlock Transit Bus Services
Cost of Living: Average rent cost of a 1-bedroom apartment is approximately $1,300