Wilton Brands Inc Intern - Quality Assurance in Naperville, Illinois

Wilton Brands LLC (“Wilton”) has a portfolio of iconic brands and is the leading supplier in the U.S. Crafts Industry. These brands help families successfully celebrate life’s many occasions, express their creativity through crafts, encourage them to share with their families and friends, and capture their meaningful and lasting memories. Learn more about Wilton athttp://www.wilton.com.

Job Summary

Wilton Brands, LLC., (“Wilton”) is a fun and exciting company that is proud to hold the position as a global market leader in the sweet treat making industry. We’re a creative company where great people deliver innovative products and exceptional customer service. Are you creative? Do you enjoy inspiring others? Are you a problem solver? Do you exude positive energy? Then you’ll be right at home here.

We are seeking an undergraduate student currently pursuing a degree in Engineering, Supply Chain or Business, who has an interest in Global Operations to intern with us for the Summer of 2018. This is a paid full-time assignment and will be based at Wilton Brands’ corporate headquarters located in Naperville, IL.

This internship will provide valuable hands-on experience in our Quality department; allow you to get exposure to other areas of the business and provide learning and networking opportunities with cross-functional teams and senior leaders. We expect the candidate to have strong organizational and communication skills, analytical aptitude, critical thinking skills, and the ability to own and complete a key project within the internship time frame. This position will report to the Quality Manager.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Participate in managing quality assurance for global consumer products including inspection management, product/supplier qualifications, corrective/preventative action management, and continuous improvement

  • Use data, lean and statistical tools to identify opportunities for Quality process improvement

  • Collaborate in global cross functional teams to introduce innovative products quickly to major customer while maintaining the highest quality Wilton branded products

  • Lead a Quality related continuous improvement project and prepare a final presentation to include the results of your assigned project(s) and present your findings to members of the team

Education and Experience:

  • Current undergraduate student pursuing a degree in Engineering, Supply Chain, Business or related field at an accredited university

  • Proficiency in MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint)

  • Familiarity with statistical tools, such as Minitab, a plus

  • Previous Quality Assurance experience a plus

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities

  • Excellent and effective written and verbal communication skills with an attention to detail

  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize workload and handle multiple tasks in an effective manner

  • Must be a self-motivated individual with a desire to work in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to work independently as well as on a team with a high degree of collaboration

Wilton Brands LLC is an equal employment opportunity employer. We attract and retain the best qualified people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, individuals with disability or veteran status as provided by law.Wilton Brands LLC is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran.