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Product Development Intern
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Job Description


This position will report to the Sr. Food Scientist who oversees chocolate panning and enrobing production development.

Duties and Responsibilities

Over the course of the internship the student will learn our processes used to design new items for our customers, how to troubleshoot issues, how to work with our ingredient vendors, interact with other internal departments on projects, and participate in plant trials. Processes that will be covered include hot panning, cold panning, chocolate panning and nut butters.


The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

* Student working toward a BS or Masters in Food Science
* Strong interest in Candy Technology or is enrolled in a Candy Technology Program
* Working knowledge of sugar and fat crystallization processes
* Strong desire to learn new things
* Excellent communication and cross functional team work skills.
* Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Excel spreadsheets
* Experience with ProductVision a plus, but not required
* Highly motivated

Is this you? Come join us this Summer!

About John B Sanfilippo & Son Inc

John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc. is engaged in processing and marketing of tree nuts and peanuts in the United States. These nuts are sold under a variety of private labels and under the Company's Fisher, Flavor Tree, Sunshine Country and Texas Pride brand names. The Company also markets, distributes, manufactures and processes a range of product line of food and snack items, including peanut butter, candy and confections, natural snacks and trail mixes, sunflower seeds, corn snacks, sesame sticks, and other sesame snack products. It is engaged in selling various nut products through multiple distribution channels. Its principal products are raw and processed nuts. These products accounted for approximately 91.8%, of its gross sales during the fiscal year ended June 26, 2008 (fiscal 2008). The nut product line includes peanuts, almonds, Brazil nuts, pecans, pistachios, filberts, cashews, English walnuts, black walnuts, pine nuts and macadamia nuts. (Source: 10-K)