You are viewing a preview of this job. Log in or register to view more details about this job.
Hs emp logo data

Intern - Quality Assurance

Job Summary

Wilton Brands, LLC., (“Wilton”) is a fun and exciting company that is proud to hold the position as a global market leader in the sweet treat making industry. We’re a creative company where great people deliver innovative products and exceptional customer service. Are you creative? Do you enjoy inspiring others? Are you a problem solver? Do you exude positive energy? Then you’ll be right at home here. 

We are seeking an undergraduate student currently pursuing a degree in Engineering, Supply Chain or Business, who has an interest in Global Operations to intern with us for the Summer of 2018. This is a paid full-time assignment and will be based at Wilton Brands’ corporate headquarters located in Naperville, IL. 

This internship will provide valuable hands-on experience in our Quality department; allow you to get exposure to other areas of the business and provide learning and networking opportunities with cross-functional teams and senior leaders. We expect the candidate to have strong organizational and communication skills, analytical aptitude, critical thinking skills, and the ability to own and complete a key project within the internship time frame. This position will report to the Quality Manager. 

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Participate in managing quality assurance for global consumer products including inspection management, product/supplier qualifications, corrective/preventative action management, and continuous improvement
  • Use data, lean and statistical tools to identify opportunities for Quality process improvement
  • Collaborate in global cross functional teams to introduce innovative products quickly to major customer while maintaining the highest quality Wilton branded products
  • Lead a Quality related continuous improvement project and prepare a final presentation to include the results of your assigned project(s) and present your findings to members of the team 

Education and Experience:

  • Current undergraduate student pursuing a degree in Engineering, Supply Chain, Business or related field at an accredited university
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Familiarity with statistical tools, such as Minitab, a plus
  • Previous Quality Assurance experience a plus 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Excellent and effective written and verbal communication skills with an attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize workload and handle multiple tasks in an effective manner
  • Must be a self-motivated individual with a desire to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work independently as well as on a team with a high degree of collaboration