Schreiber Foods


Research & Development Co-Op (June-December 2023)



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Intern – R&D

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In the Research and Development Co-Op, you will provide technical support to Research Scientists and to customers by preparing requested customer samples, assisting in running pilot and plant trials and conducting a variety of technical support activities including keeping quality, ingredient screening, test development and product functionality testing.

You will be the owner of the following: Customer sample preparation, product applications, competitive evaluations, product improvement and shelf life testing.

You will support the team in the following: Customer sample development, plant trials and technical support activities.

This position will be based out of our Home Office in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Co-Op will run from June 2023 to December 2023, with flexible start and end dates. Relocation assistance is available

What you’ll do:

  • Follow SOPs and supporting scientists in their projects.  Prepare samples as requested by customers, using the project request process. Coordinate/assist with new product scale up pilot and plant trials including weighing, cooking, recording and reporting of results. Develop individual work plans, conduct experiments, and write reports. Apply basic quality tools, scientific principles, and explore new project work. Good communication skills, both written & verbal are required.
  • Assist Home Office and remote R&D with exploratory/minor project work and documentation of technical information
  • Accomplish projects and tasks through teamwork with R&D scientists, operations, marketing, engineering, and customers.
  • Provide a wide range of technical assistance to Home Office R&D, Scientists and Staff. Some of the key areas of help will be in addressing ingredient screening, data analysis of both trial and plant production runs, etc.

What you need to exceed:

  • Currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Food Science, Nutrition, or a related field. 
  • Ability to work 40 hours a week during the duration of the Co-Op.
  • Graduation date of December 2023, or later.
  • Candidate must be computer literate, have good communication and organizational skills, a high attention to detail, mechanical aptitude and the ability to work effectively with other Schreiber partners.

Qualifying positions offer:

  • A 401(k) plan that includes up to an 8 percent Schreiber match and has been recognized as Best-in-Class for companies with 5,000-plus employees.
  • A unique Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • An opportunity to share in the company’s success through our pay-for-performance incentive plan.   
  • Competitive medical, prescription drug, dental and vision benefits without a waiting period, including second-opinion medical consultation with specialists
  • Wellness resources, including a fitness reimbursement program and access to an interactive personalized online wellness program
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • Relocation assistance
  • Professional growth and development opportunities through training and our Education Assistance Program

?For positions that require any amount of travel: Valid driver’s license, auto insurance (at least state minimum- more might be required), acceptable driving record per Schreiber Foods discretion, and vehicle that will ensure applicant can meet the travel necessities of the position are required.

Schreiber requires that an employee have authorization to work in the country in which the role is based. In the event, an applicant does not have current work authorization, Schreiber will determine, in its sole discretion, whether to sponsor an individual for work authorization. However, based on immigration requirements, not all roles are suitable for sponsorship.

An Equal Opportunity Employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.