Indiana Packers Corporation
  • SFG
  • Owensboro, KY, USA
  • 17.00
  • Hourly
  • Seasonal


Indiana Packers Corporation

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Operations Internship

Specialty Foods Group, LLC Owensboro, KY

Located on the Ohio River in downtown Owensboro, Kentucky, Specialty Food Groups (SFG) has been a staple in the community for over 100 years. Operations at SFG began in 1914 and has since increased its employees to over 700 people. With the manufacturing of such brands as Kentucky Legend, Kentucky Gold, Fisher's and Fields, Specialty Foods Group has become a household and holiday name.

In October of 2018, Specialty Food Groups was acquired by Indiana Packers Corporation (IPC) which greatly expanded the market presence. IPC, based out of Delphi, Indiana is a fully integrated retail, foodservice and private label producer of fresh and processed meats company. Since the start of operations in 1991, IPC has experienced rapid growth from a single pork processing company into a multi-plant diversified producer of fresh and processed meats, with locations throughout America's Heartland. Employing more than 3,100 hundred team members, IPC has processing facilities in Frankfort, Indiana, Holland, Michigan, as well as the Owensboro, Kentucky facility. With more than $1.5B in annual sales, we're a big company with a small company culture.

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What will an Operations Intern do?

An intern will work on multiple projects simultaneously while maintaining compliance with federal regulations for safety, food safety and operational requirements. They will work with various team members of all levels and departments to meet production needs. In addition, the intern will need to have an open-mind and be willing to perform other tasks and or projects that support our operating team.


  • Working with operations staff on various projects such as line installation, start-up and/or testing
  • Develop specifications, schedule work, and oversee implementation of various projects
  • Communicating production/quality information with multiple departments; Operations, Maintenance, Quality Assurance and Accounting
  • Work with supervisors and management to explore the business production needs and goals
  • Any other tasks or duties related to the internship or operations as needed


  • Full-time college undergraduate student, majoring in Agriculture, Food Sciences or other related fields at a regionally accredited college or university
  • Must be able to work in cold (around 35 degrees) or ambient (whatever it is outside) temperatures
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Strong work ethic and willingness to execute duties with high quality results
  • Ability to complete job tasks with minimal supervision
  • Ability to operate a computer equipped with Microsoft Office


  • Once accepted, the intern shall commit to the timeframe they will be available for the internship. The duration shall be approximately mid-May to mid-August.
  • Attendance is required and expected. Absences shall be minimal. An excess of more than two (2) unapproved absences may result in dismissal from the internship.

Note This Position Description is not all-inclusive because we simply cannot list everything an intern will do!

Culture and Environment:

Specialty Food Groups and Indiana Packers is part of a large multi-national organization that maintains the feel of a much smaller organization. We value our team members as they are the heart and soul of our organization. We strive to maintain the safest work environment for each of them! Workplace safety is not just a term we use, it's our core philosophy and the only way we know how to operate. Quite simply, we walk the talk.

Encouraging and supporting a collaborative approach, our work environments promote and recognize individual contributions. This truly unique combination, typically not found in most large organizations, provides a catalyst for our corporation's rapid success since beginning operations in 1991.

Indiana Packers Corporation, through its wholly owned subsidiary, Specialty Foods Group and Quincy Street Meats, offers a wide variety of fresh and cooked protein products.

EOE, including Disability/Veteran

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