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Quality Control Intern - Summer 2018

Quality Control Intern - Summer 2018

Requisition ID 
Job Locations 
US-IL-Bedford Park
Job Family 
Manufacturing (MF)

More information about this job


Position Location: Argo Plant - Bedford Park, IL

Business Unit: North America


Primary Function

Performs analytical tests independently and accurately to support operations in a safe and timely manner. 


Key Deliverables


  • Perform analytical tests independently and accurately as written in test procedures. 
  • Test samples are to be gathered and tested within expected time frame and stored as required.
  • Maintain complete, accurate and legible test records, in accordance with Company policy and record keeping procedure. 
  • Support in the delivery of laboratory testing services, including Refinery, Oil, Starch, Dextrose and Microbiology to operations.
  • Follow all safety and quality guidelines according to Good Laboratory Practices and lab safety requirements. 
  • Keep work area clean and maintain a safe work environment. 
  • Perform other work as assigned by laboratory management.
  • Provide support by maintaining a communication log and transfer information to lab personnel to continue supporting operations needs to meet customer requirements. 
  • Work as part of a technical group in a multi-cultural and diverse work environment to accomplish a common goal. 


Knowledge, Skills, and Requirements:


  • Completed at least two years of coursework towards a Bachelor’s of Science in Food Science, Chemistry, Microbiology, Biology or related field and have GPA 3.0/4.0
  • Basic computer skills
  • Familiar working in a lab environment
  • Ability to work in a diverse team environment
  • Eligibility for work in the U.S without sponsorship required. Reliable transportation to the plant is required


Desired behavior, personal attributes,(Success Drivers And Competencies):


  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions
  • Willingness to learn quickly
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Effective verbal and written communication and presentation skills