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FSQR Co-op

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Job ID 203662 Date posted 05/10/2022 Location : London, Canada

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 160,000 employees who use new technologies, dynamic insights and over 154 years of experience to connect farmers with markets, customers with ingredients, and people and animals with the food they need to thrive.

Position Application:

All candidates must complete our online application prior to interviewing. Below you will find a link that will advise you to complete the application for this position. You must apply online and complete the entire application process, along with an e-signature.

Please note, applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis with the possibility of filling the role before the application deadline. Please submit your application as soon as possible, so it may be reviewed to be considered for the position

Internships at Cargill:

Imagine an internship where you get the chance to apply knowledge gained in the classroom to a real-life environment and then multiply that tenfold. From day one, you will be an integral part of the team. Internships are 16 weeks long, and we pride ourselves on having one of the most diverse internship programs in the industry. During the internship, you will tackle real challenges, cultivate your curiosity, have client exposure, enjoy both personal and team accomplishments and have your initiative acknowledged along the way. You will collaborate and build relationships with colleagues and clients who represent diverse work, culture, and resolution styles. We look for people who want to grow, support, think and produce.

Food Safety, Quality and Regulatory Internship:

You will go through an extensive training program that enables you to become familiar with plant operations, and to develop knowledge of meat processing production, including good manufacturing practices, Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP), food safety, quality, process control and regulatory compliance.

As a Food Safety, Quality and Regulatory Co-op you will learn the various aspects of the business as well as be assigned a project that aligns you with our operational needs. You will be trained in various areas required to learn basic skills to understand the process to complete assigned project(s). These areas of training/projects may include the following:

Food Safety

Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s); CFIA Regulations and Requirements; Sanitation Requirements; HACCP; Food Safety Initiatives; FSSC / ISO 22000; Product Sampling


Plant operations; Plant process studies; Process Improvements Inventory Management (scheduling/planning/maintaining inventory)


Overview of OSHA Requirements; Safety Training; Injury/Illness Reporting; Job Task Procedures (JTP’s)

Internship Programming:

  • We offer relocation reimbursement to interns who qualify (based on mileage)
  • Internships are paid and are at least 16 weeks in duration
  • Day–to-day transportation to and from work is the responsibility of the co-op
  • Interns who demonstrate outstanding performance and a curiosity to learn more may be offered a full-time position for the following year!

Job Locations:

  • London, ON


Our FSQR labs are located in an industrial/processing plant environment. Our plants are fast paced and exciting. This job involves physical activity which generally requires a moderate amount of exertion on a fairly regular basis – involving bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, reaching, working on irregular surfaces, occasional lifting of objects weighing over 50 pounds and frequent lifting of 10-25 pounds. The work may also involve other exertions, conditions or exposures (i.e. heat, cold, working in wet environment).

Required Qualifications:

  • Pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Animal Science, Food Science, Ag-Business, Ag-Econ, Engineering, Business Administration or related fields and graduating between December 2021 and May 2023
  • Willingness to work evening, night, weekend and rotating shifts if required
  • Must be legally entitled to work for Cargill in Canada
  • Shown ability to work with individuals from a diverse group of backgrounds
  • Must possess a high degree of initiative and resourcefulness in completing work with limited mentorship
  • Able to complete an 8-month co-op term starting September 2022

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Overall 3.0 GPA or higher

Working at Cargill is an opportunity to thrive—a place to develop your career to the fullest while engaging in meaningful work that makes a positive impact around the globe. You will be proud to work for a company with a strong history of ethics and a purpose of nourishing people. We offer a diverse, supportive environment where you will grow personally and professionally as you learn from some of the most talented people in your field. With more than 150 years of experience, Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work. Learn more at

Cargill is an equal opportunity employer and committed to providing accommodation to our job applicants with disabilities.

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