Aquaculture Science and Technology Intern: Nebraska

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Omaha, NEBRASKA
Deadline: 29 Apr 2022

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Agency
Green Plains Inc.
Location
Omaha, NE
Job Category
Internships
Salary
TBD
Last Date to Apply
04/29/2022
Website
https://recruiting.ultipro.com/GRE1021GPRE/JobBoard/e3b2e362-4356-4326-86b6-2c458dfb3248/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=e7765c73-f85b-490e-b41d-b6586895b54c
Description
Green Plains Inc. (NASDAQ:GPRE) is a leading biorefining company focused on the development and utilization of fermentation, agricultural and biological technologies in the processing of annually renewable crops into sustainable value-added ingredients. This includes the production of cleaner low carbon biofuels, renewable feedstocks for advanced biofuels and high purity alcohols for use in cleaners and disinfectants. Green Plains is an innovative producer of Ultra-High Protein and novel ingredients for animal and aquaculture diets to help satisfy a growing global appetite for sustainable protein. The Company also owns a 48.9% limited partner interest and a 2.0% general partner interest in Green Plains Partners LP. Summary: The Aquaculture Science and Technology Intern is a temporary/seasonal internship intended to provide the student with on-the-job experience in the aquaculture sector. Candidates will divide their time between our research feed mill and our aqua lab. In the research mill, candidates will learn about ingredient sourcing and quality as well as experience operating both a single and twin-screw extruder making feeds for a wide range of fish species. The day-to-day activities will vary, but will involve operating in a dusty environment and lifting 50 lb bags. In the Aqualab, candidates will learn about how to design, conduct, and analyze fish trials used to evaluate ingredients and formulations. The day-to-day activities will involve fish husbandry including handling live fish and cleaning tanks, as well as data entry and analysis. Responsibilities: Assist the feed manufacturing staff on the day-to-day activities within a feed mill (weighing ingredients, operating an extruder, stacking pallets, order fulfillment) Assist the aqua lab staff with the day-to-day activities within a feed mill (cleaning tanks, water quality, handling fish, and taking samples) Work alongside team on designing, conducting, and analyzing fish trails Strict adherence to safety protocols at all times Qualifications: College Junior standing or higher Major focus in fisheries or wildlife preferred 3.0 GPA or above preferred Aptitude with mechanical equipment Ability to lift up to 50 lbs Ability to climb ladders, bend, twist and reach, or stand for long periods of time Strong analytical and problem-solving skills Comfort with handling live fish Green Plains Inc. offers competitive pay: a generous benefit package including business casual work environment, health, dental, vision, life insurance, paid holidays, Paid Time Off (PTO) and a 401(k) retirement plan with immediate vesting and company safe harbor matching. All potential employees of Green Plains Inc. will be required to successfully pass a pre-employment drug screening and background check prior to employment. Equal Opportunity Employer To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Other duties may be assigned.
Qualifications
Qualifications: College Junior standing or higher Major focus in fisheries or wildlife preferred 3.0 GPA or above preferred Aptitude with mechanical equipment Ability to lift up to 50 lbs Ability to climb ladders, bend, twist and reach, or stand for long periods of time Strong analytical and problem-solving skills Comfort with handling live fish
Contact Person
Human Resources

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