Quality Assurance Summer Intern

Job Locations US-CA-Yuba City
Posted Date 1 week ago(3/13/2018 11:51 AM)
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Quality Assurance


Sunsweet's Quality Control Department is seeking an Intern for the 2018 summer.




50% - Assist in updating current food safety programs to maintain compliance with the FDA’s Food Safety Modernization Act. Programs include: Procurement, Recall Plan, HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point) Plan, and HARPC (Hazard Analysis Risk Preventive Controls) Plan among others.


30% - Learn aspects of food safety auditing at the manufacturing and dryer levels.


10% - Learn testing methods in the dried fruit laboratory which includes moisture, preservative quantification, and sensory.


10% - Assist quality control lab assistants on various processing lines.





  • Current enrollment in a science major such as food science, chemistry, biology or equivalent
  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Visio, and Power Point
  • Solid communication and team skills


Work Environment/Physical Requirements


The employee in this position must be able to work in an office environment using standard office equipment including a computer, a laboratory environment, and a production environment in a high humidity. May require the use of personal protection equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, earplugs, bump caps, and smocks. Employee will be working first shift for 8 hours with varying start times depending on the job function.


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