Campbell Soup Company R&D Intern in Ferndale, Michigan

Imagine...working for a company that knows that its people are the key to its success in the marketplace. A company in which achieving extraordinary results and having a stimulating work experience are part of the same process.

We cultivate and embrace a diverse employee population. We recognize that people with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives fuel our growth and enrich our global culture.

We are looking for an individual who enjoys working in a fast-paced, team oriented environment, likes to be challenged, and values the opportunity to make a difference.

General Summary:

We are currently pursuing creative and energetic students who can bring fresh perspectives to the C-Fresh Division with new and existing projects and processes. Specifically, we have three-month co-op positions available on our Research & Development team at our Garden Fresh Gourmet Team located in Ferndale, MI, about 30 minutes outside of Detroit.

Campbell's R&D Co-op Program will provide students with the opportunity to launch their careers through challenging projects within the fresh dip space with items such as ready to eat hummus and salsa. Students will work alongside team members on critical project initiatives. Team members will provide students with mentorship and will help them develop key skills that will benefit them over the course of their careers.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Conduct product development of bench top prototypes in kitchen and commercialization scale-ups in manufacturing plant

  • Uncover potential solutions to technical challenges through the application of experimental designs and data analysis

  • Participate in and lead product tastings

  • Effectively collaborate with immediate and cross-functional team members

  • Lead a project and present results to the R&D organization upon completion

Start Date: May 2018

End Date: August 2018

Minimum Requirements:

  • Candidates must be full-time undergraduate or graduate students, enrolled in a Food Science, Chemical Engineering, or related program.

  • Candidates must have completed at least one semester of core Food Science or Chemical Engineering classes.

  • Candidates must be in good academic standing with their College or University. 3.0 GPA or higher preferred.

  • Candidates must demonstrate an ability to learn quickly, work well independently and in a team environment, and can manage multiple projects.

Working Conditions:

Ferndale MI, Research Kitchen, and Manufacturing Plant. Some travel to manufacturing facilities is possible but not guaranteed. However, students should be willing to travel if the opportunity arises.

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