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 Company!
Company is part of Grupo Company, the world’s largest baking company with operations in 32 countries. Company employs 20,000 associates across the U.S. in bakeries, sales centers, corporate offices and on sales routes to ensure our consumers have the freshest products to feed their families at every meal. But our associates come to work for much more – the chance to feed their own lives through exciting work that offers the opportunity to make a real difference in their professional and personal lives every day.
The Company Operations Co-Op program is a dynamic 6-month, paid, opportunity that affords students a remarkable experience to participate in fast-paced real world projects 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 root cause problem solving, optimization of preventative maintenance systems, continuous improvement process of asset reliability, and communicating with associates.
Perform data analysis to identify opportunities for cost savings and waste reduction by fully utilizing corrective maintenance systems.
Conduct process studies to discover opportunities for increased maintenance line effectiveness.
Rigorous collection, analysis and response to data to leverage maintenance systems to implement improved controls.
Provide assistance in design and execution of various projects (systems and floor), including effective down day planning.
Facilitate training for the supervisors and hourly mechanics.
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.
Currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree in, Industrial, Mechanical, or Chemical Engineering.
Must be willing to work various shifts in Operations and overtime as needed.
Must possess strong leadership, computer, and communication (verbal and written) skills.
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.
Company is an equal opportunity employer with a policy that provides equal employment opportunity for applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, disability, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other classification protected by law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, reassignment, layoff, discharge, education, training and all other working conditions. To further the principle of equal employment opportunity, Company has developed affirmative action plans for minorities and women, qualified individuals with disabilities, and Vietnam-era and special disabled veterans and other protected veterans.