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Continuous Improvement Intern

Company: Amy's Kitchen
Location: Pocatello
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Summary:Summer is just around the corner, and what better way to enjoy it than to intern with Amys Kitchen!We are a family-owned, proudly independent organic food company and Certified B Corporation whose purpose is to make it easy and enjoyable for everyone to eat well. Amys is committed to cooking authentic great tasting food with high quality, meticulously sourced organic ingredients and making them convenient for consumers.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:Project Details:Support our Pocatello, ID Plant's Annual Operating Plan Objective to Identify and Reduce Waste CostsCreate value stream maps of kitchen, canning, and frozen routings to ensure accuracy and identify potential points of improvement.The value stream maps will include such things as the 8 wastes, checking on yields/scraps of WIPs, Ops Factor accuracy (EE count and MPM), and look at the process from beginning in the kitchen through to packaging.The focus will be on the top 5 canning and frozen items (based off volume, usage, CGA etc.).You will then propose potential corrective actions and present/work with area leaders on implementation.There will also be opportunity to be involved with supporting/conducting plant trials that have an impact on these identified items or lower priority trials.Project mentorship with the Continuous Improvement team.Qualifications and Skills: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.EDUCATIONAttending four-year college or university to attain Bachelor's degree (B.S., or B.A.); or already awarded Bachelors degree from four-year college or university, ideally within the Manufacturing fields.REQUIRED SKILLSExperience with data interpretation.Excellent time management, organizational, interpersonal, project leadership, analytical, and reasoning skills.Self-starter and a team player that will thrive in an entrepreneurial environment with a sense of urgency.SKILLSLanguage SkillsAbility to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex documents.Ability to make effective presentations on complex topics to plant management and other stakeholders.Mathematical SkillsAbility to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations.Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysisReasoning AbilityAbility to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variablesCERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONSNone required.PHYSICAL DEMANDSThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform 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 frequently required to sit, stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.WORK ENVIRONMENTThe 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, cold (coolers and freezers) and hot (processing equipment) conditions and moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment can be loud.TRAVELNoneby Jobble

Keywords: Amy's Kitchen, Pocatello , Continuous Improvement Intern, Other , Pocatello, Idaho

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