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R&D Intern

In Dinuba, California

TITLE: Intern – Research & Development

DEPT: R&D

REPORTS TO: Department Supervisor / Manager

Send Resume To: Human Resources
501 South Alta Ave
P.O. Box 37
Dinuba, CA 93618
Fax to (559) 591-1593
E-mail resume as a word attachment to: jobs@ruizfoods.com

Ruiz Foods is an equal opportunity employer.
EOE: Male, Female, Vets, Disabled (M/F/V/D).
Ruiz Foods enforces a policy of maintaining a drug-free workforce, including pre-employment substance abuse testing.

JOB SUMMARY:

This is a part-time paid internship. You will have the opportunity to learn the skills necessary to become an effective R&D technologist.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Support new product development projects, including: Prototype development, Sensory evaluation, Analytical testing, and Production scale-up
  • Laboratory bench work
  • Data analysis
  • Nutritional calculations
  • Cost optimization

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS TO BE GAINED THROUGH INTERNSHIP

  • Increased knowledge of proper sensory science techniques, consumer test methodologies, experimental design and USDA food regulatory requirements
  • Organization
  • Effective Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Ethics
  • Effective Time Management

REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to work in Dinuba
  • Status as college junior, senior, or graduate student with a degree in progress
  • No food allergies or health sensitivities to food preparation or microwaves