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Intern Operations Excellence (Summer 2023)

Posted Date:  Mar 18, 2023
Requisition Number:  116878

Location: Hazleton, PA

Duration: Summer 2023


Operations Excellence Intern/Co-Op

This posting is for a position within The Hershey Company’s Operations Excellence group located in Hazleton, PA.  The goal of this internship/co-op position is to provide an opportunity for students to gain real world experience in the Consumer Packaged Goods and Food processing industry and to help students develop professionally in a progressive manner with an increasing amount of responsibility.  This position will give you an excellent opportunity to gain real world experience while working alongside Line Centric Teams to meet the Company goals pertaining to continuous improvement and Hershey Lean. 



Typical Student assignments & responsibilities may include: 

•            Recipe standardization across all equipment (remove old and ensure all recipes are identified correctly)

•            5S activities (Focus on Consumable item location and quantities, working with the PM pillar)

•            RCO Implementation based on input from Process Leads

•            CI Projects (specific projects based on timing of individual coming on board) Work with Process Leads on existing projects

•            Work with operators to identify project opportunities on the lines (Go-Do’s)

•            Other items as needed. 



Must be an undergraduate student majoring in engineering or supply chain at the sophomore level or higher.


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