Founded in 1979, WG Provisions has provided customers with unsurpassed high-quality meats, smoke house creations, life-improving biomedical products and business-building order fulfillment services. For over 40 years, WG Provisions has offered quality products and exceptional service proven by our loyal, long-standing customers. We create relationships that deliver the consistent quality and service needed to overcome our customers’ challenges. We're eager to talk to you!
Founded in 1979, WG Provisions has provided high quality meats, life-improving biomedical products, and business-building order fulfillment services. Our exclusive meats include: roasting pigs, rabbits, specialty meats, and fully cooked meats such as smoked brisket, shredded beef, and pulled pork. WG Provisions has offered quality products and exceptional service proven by our loyal, long-standing customers. We create relationships that deliver the consistent quality and service needed to overcome our customers’ challenges.
We are seeking a manufacturing intern for Summer 2024 at our Smokehouse in Jewell, Iowa. Our diverse business requires a quick-study, attention to detail and ability to multi-task in an interdisciplinary team. The intern will support our Smokehouse management team in the following areas: production, quality assurance, logistics, continuous improvement and other related areas. The intern will work with our sales, operations, marketing, and management teams to support our meats operations.
The ideal candidate will have at minimum completed their freshman year of study at Iowa State and has an interest in cooked meats production. Key majors are Ag Business, Animal Science, and Food Science. A passion for livestock and the meats industry is a plus.
Following a one-two week training period involving hands-on production experience, the intern will spend time in the major areas of the business including:
- Review HACCP procedures and development
- Writing of SOP’s and corrective actions
- Mock recall/audits
- Employee management
- Production & oven scheduling
- Weight/yield record keeping
o Process Improvement & Product Development
- R&D process
- Production process improvement
o Purchasing, Logistics & Inventory
- Meat buying
- Daily goal program
- Continuous improvement
- Time studies