Sales Intern
Shawnee Mission, KS 
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Job/Internship Description

JOB PURPOSE

As a Sales Intern you will gain knowledge and training with a 10 t Week training program with Seaboard Foods' sales channels, including food service, processor, retail, and export sales. Part of the Sales Intern program will be learning products, processing plant operations & logistics. If you're someone who has an interest in meat science, business management, agribusiness, animal science or business operations, apply today!

RESPONSIBILITIES & TASKS

  • Understanding each sales channel: retail, processor, food service and export
  • Orientation and connected food system overview, with exposure and understanding of core areas of the business, including support departments
  • Interns may be asked to work in various areas and locations in production, processing, or support areas, as needed throughout the training period
  • Learn product differences for the separate sales channels
  • Build foundational knowledge base of vertically integrated agri-business with the ability to identify opportunities within the value chain.
  • Complete a department-based project as assigned by your supervisor and present findings to management.
  • Business management and strategies
  • Updating & enhancing training manual

CORE COMPETENCIES FOR SUCCESS IN ALL ROLES:

Action Oriented -Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.

Ensures Accountability - Holding self and others accountable to meet commitments.

Collaborates - Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet share objectives

Communicates Effectively - Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences

Instills Trust - Gaining the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity, and authenticity.

CRITICAL COMPETENCIES:

Interpersonal savvy

Relating openly and comfortably with diverse groups of people

Builds Networks

Effectively building formal and informal relationship networks inside and outside the organization

Customer Focus

Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions

Plans and aligns

Planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals

REQUIREMENTS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty/function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the work environment, knowledge, skills, and/or ability required or preferred. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions as listed below.

  • At least a junior majoring in agribusiness, Meat Science, Agriculture Business, Operations or Management, Animal Science, or another related field with a minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Must demonstrate computer skills with Microsoft applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio)
  • Must be detailed-oriented, action oriented and have ability to prioritize multiple tasks proactively and effectively
  • Ability to effectively communicate with contributors at all levels within an organization
  • Available for 10 to 12 weeks of your summer

ABOUT SEABOARD FOODS

Seaboard Foods, we create the most sought-after pork. A top U.S. pork producer/processor and leading exporter to 30+ countries, we are committed to bringing excellence to the table, seeking a better way to produce wholesome pork and connect every step between our farms and family tables. Together, more than 5,000 employees in five states work in our farms, feed mills, and processing plant, to produce Prairie Fresh pork, ensuring the well-being of our animals, the environment, our employees and the communities we call home.

Seaboard Foods is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status or any other status protected by law.

 

Position Summary
Company
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Full Time
Period of Employment
Open
Type of Compensation
Paid
College Credits Earned
No
Tuition Assistance
No
Required Student Status
Open
Preferred Majors
Other
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