Bimbo Bakeries USA


Manufacturing Transformation Co Op



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 High School


 Not Specified 

Job Types:

Intern – Manufacturing

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Bellevue NE




Manufacturing Transformation Co Op


Employment Type: Intern or Other Job Types


Have you ever enjoyed Arnold, Brownberry or Oroweat bread? A Thomas’ English muffin or bagel? Or perhaps snacked on a Sara Lee, Entenmann’s or Marinela cake or donut? If the answer is yes, then you know Bimbo Bakeries USA!

More than 20,000 associates in bakeries, sales centers, offices and on sales routes work to ensure our consumers have the freshest products at every meal. In addition to competitive pay and benefits, we provide a safe and inclusive work environment that appreciates diversity, promotes development and allows our associates to be their authentic selves.


Position Summary:

The Bimbo Bakeries USA Operations Excellence Co-Op program is a dynamic 5-month, paid, opportunity that affords students a remarkable experience to participate in fast-paced real-world projects. The co-op is designed to further develop strategic project management, analytical problem solving, and managerial leadership skills. Mentors will be designated to guide student collaborations and project work in each area. Students will be exposed to a variety of functional areas such as engineering, operations, and production while earning college credits in various locations nationwide.

Responsibilities include the consistent collaboration with the Transformation team during the diagnostic, planning and implementation stages, while incorporating safety and quality/sanitation standards in a continuous improvement environment. Successful candidate will be a results-oriented team player, have solid interpersonal skills, and a strong commitment. He/she will be challenged with controlling production costs and downtime, monitoring production and finished products, and communicating with associates.

Key Job Responsibilities:

* Perform data analysis to identify opportunities for cost savings and waste reduction

* Conduct process studies to discover opportunities for increased line effectiveness

* Prepare statistical analysis of process capability to implement improved controls

* Aid in design and execution of various projects (systems and floor)

* Facilitate training for the supervisors

* Supports without hesitation General Plant Safety, Food Safety, Food Defense Initiatives and Good Manufacturing Practices with an understanding that these are absolutes and are Priority #1


Position Requirements:

Key Behavioral Competencies:

* Must be willing to work various shifts in Operations and overtime as needed

* Must possess strong leadership, computer, and communication (verbal and written) skills

* Working knowledge of MS Office

* Ability to analyze data

* The ability to help the transformation team throughout the bakery to achieve the goals

* Ability to multi-task and problem solve in a challenging environment

Education and Work History:

Currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Food/Baking Science, Industrial, Mechanical, or Chemical Engineering.

The physical and mental demands described in each job posting are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of each job. Reasonable accommodations may be requested to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of each job.

Bimbo Bakeries USA is an equal opportunity employer with a policy that provides equal employment opportunity for applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, any other classification protected by law.