We are a leading food and agri-business, supplying food
ingredients, feed and fiber to over 19,800 customers who range from
multi-national, world famous brands to small family run
Each customer depends on us to provide goods and services that are
safe, on-time and consistently in line with the required
specification. They also rely on us to help them innovate and
create new opportunities.
Established in 1989, and now listed on the Singapore Exchange, our
team of 74,500 full-time, seasonal, and contract employees have
built leadership positions in many of our businesses such as Cocoa,
Coffee, Cotton, Edible Nuts and Spices.
As well as growing crops in our own orchards and estates, and
sourcing from around 4.8 million farmers globally, we operate over
160 processing facilities, and through our 14 innovation centers.
We develop ingredients and find solutions for our customers. Our
value chain spans over 60 countries. We also provide support
services including risk management solutions and
Reporting to Las Cruces Quality Assurance (QA) Manager, the
Innovation and Quality (IQ) Intern will work with the Capsicum IQ
team and be exposed to daily operations as well as project work.
They will acquire knowledge and experience by supporting the
Capsicum IQ team while completing an estimated 12-week project for
the Quality team and learning Olam's product portfolio testing
requirements. The intern will learn about the Capsicum industry
including processing, quality/analytical testing and research and
- Support Innovation team with any benchtop samples that need to
be produced working in collaboration with a Sr. Scientist.
- Support Spice blends Innovation team with any
commercializations samples required.
- Conduct laboratory QA testing on Capsicum products using Olam
- Working in partnership with a Sr. Scientist and our Product
Line team to conduct a thorough review of the Capsicum portfolio
and make recommendations for consolidations of SKU's.
- Special projects as assigned by the Las Cruces QA manager.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Academic standing as a currently enrolled at an accredited
college or university, working toward a bachelor's or master's
degree in food science or a related discipline is required.
- Ability to work effectively within a fast-paced environment is
- Possessing a high degree of initiative and resourcefulness is
- Firm knowledge of chemistry and biology with the ability to
apply this knowledge to food systems is preferred.
Note: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive.
Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the
ongoing needs of the organization.
Olam provides equality of opportunity for all persons with respect
to hiring without discrimination on the grounds of race, color,
religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, veteran
status or sexual orientation. We will not discriminate and will
take affirmative action measures to ensure against discrimination
in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment,
compensation, termination, promotions, and other conditions of
employment against any employee or job applicant. All employment
will be decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business
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At Olam, we celebrate our diversity. Olam Americas Inc. is proud to
be an equal opportunity workplace.