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2024 Quality Assurance Summer Internship- Zeeland, MI

City:  Zeeland

We are Reckitt

Home to the world's best loved and trusted hygiene, health, and nutrition brands. Our purpose defines why we exist: to protect, heal and nurture in the relentless pursuit of a cleaner, healthier world. We are a global team united by this purpose.

Join us in our fight to make access to the highest quality hygiene, wellness, and nourishment a right and not a privilege.

About the role

Reckitt IFCN Zeeland is a seeking a motivated self-starter with ambitions in the sciences or product quality to intern with the Quality department. Reckitt is a global organization that exists to protect, heal, and nurture in the relentless pursuit of a cleaner and healthier world. The IFCN site in Zeeland, MI is a major manufacturer of infant and child nutritional powders and the Quality department is responsible for the testing and review of all stages of production from raw materials through finished products.


Interns are expected to follow established SOPs and/or methods while working on advancing projects to improve our Quality systems. Projects may include instrument/method optimization to support Operations and Quality objectives, improvements to our documentation systems, improvements to our accreditation programs such as ISO 17025 and FSSC, among other projects. Inters are also expected to maintain records in compliance with good manufacturing and regulatory practices.

The experience we're looking for

  • Pursuing a Bachelor's degree in science or technical subject
  • Instrumentation experience with Raman, NIR, FTIR, or other spectroscopy desired.
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills desired.
  • Proficiency with standard laboratory operations, equipment, and technique desired.
  • Experience with the calibration and maintenance of lab equipment desired.
  • Familiarity with laboratory computer systems, including Chromeleon, Syngistix, and Sample Manager desired.
  • Experience in an FDA-regulated GMP environment desired.


The skills for success

Relationship Management, Business Accumen, Improve business processes, Logistics Management, Supply Chain Planning, Procurement.

What we offer

With inclusion at the heart of everything we do, working alongside our four global Employee Resource Groups, we support our people at every step of their career journey, helping them to succeed in their own individual way.

We invest in the wellbeing of our people through parental benefits, an Employee Assistance Program to promote mental health, and life insurance for all employees globally. We have a range of other benefits in line with the local market. Through our global share plans we offer the opportunity to save and share in Reckitt's potential future successes. For eligible roles, we also offer short-term incentives to recognise, appreciate and reward your work for delivering outstanding results. You will be rewarded in line with Reckitt's pay for performance philosophy.


We recognise that in real life, great people don't always 'tick all the boxes'. That's why we hire for potential as well as experience. Even if you don't meet every point on the job description, if this role and our company feels like a good fit for you, we still want to hear from you.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, disability or medical condition; colour, ethnicity, race, citizenship, and national origin; religion, faith; pregnancy, family status and caring responsibilities; sexual orientation; sex, gender identity, gender expression, and transgender identity; protected veteran status; size or any other basis protected by appropriate law.

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