Sysco Research and Development (Chemistry) Intern in Rahway, New Jersey
US2160 Sysco Guest Supply, LLC
Who We Are
Gilchrist & Soames, a division of Guest Worldwide, is a global personal care manufacturer that combines its industry leading hotel amenity manufacturing capabilities with a passion for pure and innovative bath products. We have an unwavering commitment to excellence, environmental stewardship and clean, skin-friendly formulations. For more information, visit www.gilchristsoames.com.
About Guest Worldwide
Guest Worldwide, a Sysco company, is a leading global manufacturer and distributor to the Travel and Leisure industry, providing hospitality products for more than 40 years to over 25,000 well-known hotel chains and independent properties in over 100 countries. Recently achieving 1 billion dollars in annual revenue, Guest Worldwide has grown its business by over 200% in the last 7 years. Manufacturing, distribution, and purchasing resources are strategically located in the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East, ensuring superior product selection and availability, as well as quick and efficient response to meet virtually every need.
Guest Worldwide is also a wholly owned subsidiary of Sysco. Sysco is a 50-billion-dollar industry leading global food and beverage distribution company, employing hundreds of thousands of employees worldwide and home to the 13th largest sales organization in the world. For more information, visit www.guestworldwide.com .
This position will a ssist with the preparation and reporting of stability, compatibility testing. Prepare batch formulations according to batching processes, test specifications and report results.
Essential Functions / Key Results Areas:
Responsibilities will vary based on the department assigned to the Intern and could include:
Create a portfolio of work completed including but not limited to: summary of project worked on and list of others involved; covered learning from an execution/application standpoint and from a cross-functional engagement perspective; final presentation to senior management at end of the Internship will be expected.
The Supervisor/Mentor will provide feedback to the Intern on the overall progress, as a process check to ensure the objectives, timelines and expectations regarding the project work are being met. The Supervisor/Mentor will gather feedback from the Intern regarding the program.
Escalates in a timely manner any equipment or process variances.
Is consistently at work and on time; ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent and that absences are appropriately communicated and approved in advance.
Other duties that may reasonably be assigned from time to time by management / supervision.
Education / Qualifications / Certifications:
High school diploma or GED from recognized institution or organization.
Must be actively pursuing a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, with an anticipated graduation date within two years. Chemistry majors preferred.
Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States, without visa sponsorship.
Experience / Knowledge
Demonstrated core values, professionalism, maturity through various campus or community sports, volunteer activities, or previous work history preferred.
Must be in good standing with accredited institution where candidate is pursuing degree.
Competencies / Skills:
MS Office (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Word) skills. Understanding of other technology platforms would be a plus.
Problem solving, project management and communication skills are necessary, as is the ability to operate in a team.
Follows policies and procedures; completes administrative tasks correctly and on time.
Approaches others in a tactful manner; reacts well under pressure; treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; accepts responsibility for own actions; follows through on commitments.
Physical Demands and Work Environment
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk and use hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, and telephone to talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to sit and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and ability to adjust focus.
This position will primarily work in an office environment.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
This position may require evening and weekend work depending on business needs.
Guest Worldwide is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
For information on Sysco’s Benefits, please visit https://SyscoBenefits.com
HOW WE PROTECT OUR ASSOCIATES
Personal protective equipment and masks provided
Social distancing guidelines in place
Sanitizing, disinfecting, and cleaning procedures in place
Sysco is the global leader in foodservice distribution. With over 57,000 associates and a fleet of over 13,000 vehicles, Sysco operates approximately 326 distribution facilities worldwide and serves more than 625,000 customer locations.
We offer our associates the opportunity to grow personally and professionally, to contribute to the success of a dynamic organization, and to serve others in a manner that exceeds their expectations. We’re looking for talented, hard-working individuals to join our team. Come grow with us and let us show you why Sysco is at the heart of food and service.
AFFIRMATIVE ACTION STATEMENT:
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.
We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.
This opportunity is available through Sysco Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates.