Shank’s Extracts, Inc.

Quality Assurance Intern



The primary purpose of this position to organize internal test results conduct scientific data searches for the purposes of formalizing risk analysis data. Additional projects in the department are available after conclusion of the first priority project.




ü Detail oriented with the ability to proof with a very high degree of accuracy and precision.

ü Excellent written communication skills including compiling and maintaining data records in the system ERP and manual records as appropriate.

ü Excellent verbal communication skills, both intradepartmental and interdepartmentally.

ü Excellent teamwork skills and ability to be equally comfortable in office and laboratory environments.

ü Computer literate and able to operate most office equipment.

ü Highly competent at researching scientific data concisely.

ü Experienced in working in a team environment yet able to work independently with minimal supervisor from manager.

ü Self-motivated and self-directed, organized, detail-oriented, with the ability to interact well with a diverse group of co-workers.





ü Graduate or student working towards a BS Degree in a science curriculum (Biology, Chemistry, Food Science, Microbiology, etc.).

ü Experience with laboratory testing procedures, analytical results, and records.




ü Must have use of arms and hands use computer and input data. Must have good eye sight to see labels, generate files, read articles, and ensure product quality with testing. Must have use of legs to navigate work area and other production areas. Must have average hearing to hear information coming from production and staff members. Occasionally exposed to dust, odor and fumes. Seldomly exposed to noise and poor ventilation. Frequently exposed to chemicals.





· Organize and summarize test results (including process capability statistics within the ERP) by liquid from legacy and current ERP.

· Research scientific validation data from industry resources and applicable journals.

· Prepare reports with data and link data to liquid parts in ERP.

· Performs other duties as assigned.