Tyson Foods Intern - Carcass Merchandiser (Finney County, KS) in Holcomb, Kansas
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A Shift (United States of America)
SUMMARY: As a Carcass Merchandiser Summer Intern, you will obtain an understanding of the USDA beef grading standards and recognize how to work with graders in order to achieve optimum grade application. Your training will also teach you to apply Tyson selection and discounting specifications for processing. It is essential to be able to work with production management to achieve ideal inventory levels, maintain maximum efficiency in carcass selection and monitor all vital areas of the sales coolers. You will be in a plant environment checking refrigeration, spacing, ribbing, and lighting in all grading areas and reporting discrepancies to the sales manager and production management. Throughout the 10 to 12 week period you will have the opportunity to explore different divisions and departments, while learning the various aspects of the meat processing industry, both from a line inspection perspective and from an overall viewpoint.
Education: Students should be sourced from an Agricultural Bachelor's degree program and in good standing. Must have completed sophomore year.
Experience: Some Meat evaluation experience is a plus.
Computer skills: Knowledge of MS Office applications (Word and Excel) is preferred.
Communication Skills: Strong written and verbal communication skills are a must.
Special Skills: Evaluation of beef carcass quality attributes will require good visual acuity and capacity for rapid decision making.
Position Specific Requirements: Must be able and willing to work on rotating shifts in cold environment with long periods of standing. This is a 10-12 week Internship and is tentatively scheduled to start middle May and end middle of August. Must be enrolled in a college or university with degree-seeking status. Housing assistance is available for qualified candidates.
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