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R&D Summer Intern in Cambridge, MD at TreeHouse Foods

Date Posted: 8/3/2018

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    Cambridge, MD
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Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time


WI Manawa Receiving & Bldg 30

Job Type:

Supply Chain Logistics

Job Posting Title:

R&D Summer Intern

Job Description:

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Position Role
Job Title: Research Associate-Intern
Department: R & D
Reports To: Food Technologist
FLSA Status: Hourly
Prepared By: KGN
Prepared Date: 4/2011
SUMMARY: Position exists to assist Food Technologist in formulating new products, doing product maintenance, product cost reduction and product improvements. This is accomplished by working alongside Food Technologist on assigned tasks and improving product development skills.
 Assist Food Technologist with all project development, product maintenance, cost reductions and product improvements.
 Support Food Technologist in developing specifications for ingredients. Work on learning who suppliers are for all assigned projects.
 Conduct sensory and analytical tests, collect and analyze data on projects as assigned by Food Technologist. Communicate findings orally and in writing on a timely basis.
 Other duties may be assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Bachelor's Degree with 1 year or less of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to perform assignments under close supervision (accuracy, completeness and soundness of judgement). Demonstrates written and verbal communication skills.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to use the multiple functions of an Excel spreadsheet.
REASONING ABILITY: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
SENSORY ABILITIES: Ability to describe various flavor aspects of products and be able to discern different levels of the 5 different sensory categories (sweet, tart, bitter, salt and umami).
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PHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and talk or listen. The employee is occasionally required to walk, sit; use hands to handle documents or feel and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Disability Assistance
TreeHouse Foods is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including those with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to In your email please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying.

EEO Considerations

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.


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