Continuous Improvement Intern

Location: Bakery Manufacturing, HF Reed Industrial Pkwy, Oakwood, GA
Job Code: 709
# of Openings: 1





King’s Hawaiian delivers delicious Hawaiian food and Aloha spirit that families love everywhere every day.  It is King’s Hawaiian’s vision to be the global leader in the fast growing Hawaiian food category.  Our people are and are recognized as the most skilled, empowered, and highly motivated in the industry.  Values of Excellence, Dignity, and Telling it like it is in a way that can be heard are a way of life here at King’s Hawaiian.

The intern will be responsible for understanding the Supply Chain and working on quality, waste, and efficiency initiatives.  The intern will be given one main project to complete during their 8-12 week internship, and multiple smaller assignments.  The intern will be responsible to understand, plan, and execute their project using standard project management tools and Lean methodologies with guidance from their manager.  They will provide routine updates to the management team and have a final presentation to the Senior Management Team upon project completion.  This role reports to the Continuous Improvement Engineer.


Planning - % of time spent – 30%

Coordination - % of time spent – 10%

Overseeing - % of time spent – 10%

Doing – % of time spent- 50%


Excellent communication, presentation, and negotiation skills.
Currently pursuing an undergraduate degree in Engineering – Mechanical or Industrial
Good planning, organizational, and analytical skills
Proactive and self-motivated
Key Leadership Competencies in addition to Ethics / Values and Integrity / Trust, (Action Oriented, Priority Setting, Decision Quality, Organizing, Process Management
System skills required – Microsoft Office Suite
Preferred language skill – Must be able to speak, read and write in English


In general, the following physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to allow differently-abled individuals perform the essential functions of the job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, talk or hear, and taste or smell samples of food to determine palatability of product or to prepare blending formulas.
Must be able to see, hear, speak, and write clearly in order to communicate with employees and clients.


In general, the following conditions of the work environment are representative of those that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to allow differently-abled individuals perform the essential functions of the job.

Professional office environment.
Manufacturing Floor.
Or occasionally will be exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, high, precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, and extreme cold.  The noise level in the work environment is usually high.



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