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Product Stewardship Intern

Hoosick Falls, New York, US
Closing date
May 16, 2024

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Academic / Research
Conservation science
Climate Change
Salary Type
Employment Type
Job Summary

Invent Yourself. Reshape the World. For more than 350 years, Saint-Gobain has been enhancing the well-being of people everywhere, whether it's by addressing climate change, delivering true sustainable construction, participating in medical breakthroughs, or advancing aerospace technology. Focusing on the intersection of people, innovation, and purpose, Saint-Gobain helps to address the needs of today and the challenges of tomorrow. If this aligns with your passions and your vision of the future, then come join one of our research teams and let's reshape the world together.

As an intern at Saint-Gobain Tape Solutions, you will be directly involved in product stewardship. You will have the opportunity to build a lasting professional network, attend lunch & learn training, and interact directly with our company executives. All of this allows you to gain the necessary skills and knowledge.

Required Qualifications

Here are some of the activities that you may be involved in while working as a Product Stewardship Intern:
  • Product & Raw Material Risk Assessments
    • Obtain and enter supplier Safety Data Sheets and regulatory compliance statements into data management system
    • Identify raw materials that contain REACH SVHCs and other substances of concern
    • Utilize information from suppliers, product structure and manufacturing process knowledge to establish product risk profiles
    • Coordinate product testing to confirm calculated product risk profile
  • Product Hazard Communication
    • Generate Regulatory Data Sheets (RDS) to be utilized for external communications
  • Sustainability Initiatives
    • Participate in Hoosick Falls "Green Solutions" team, whose mission is to implement innovative, eco-friendly solutions that minimize environmental impact through employee-run projects
    • Contribute to implementation of manufacturing waste recycling programs
    • Assist in development of product LCAs, as required

Additional Description
  • Our ideal candidate would be someone studying Environmental Engineering, Chemical Engineering with a focus or minor in Environmental Studies or a Materials Science major, or related field.
  • Ideally, a rising senior, junior or graduate student is preferred.
  • The successful candidate will be required to work out of our Hoosick Falls, NY location.

Company Summary

With over 180,000 employees working across 67 countries, Saint-Gobain boasts a unique and profitable portfolio of high-tech and high value-added solutions for housing and construction, mobility, healthcare and industry.

Our ambition is to provide innovative solutions that combine material science, processing technology and design to save energy, provide protection, improve comfort, and give peace-of-mind to our customers. Our unique performance is delivered by passionate people, empowered to collaborate closely with our customers and solve their toughest challenges.

Our team members recognize that we all create the environment for people to succeed, with a culture built on respect, open and honest communication, and honoring our commitments to our customers and each other. And at the heart of our culture, we've learned working together makes good ideas, great ones. With a legacy dating back more than 350 years, Saint-Gobain offers employees the stability and security of a leading Global 500 corporation while operating like multiple small and agile start-ups, where entrepreneurial spirit, pioneering teamwork, and bold, forward-thinking ideas pave new paths.

Every team member is encouraged to develop and leverage their unique expertise and strengths to make the greatest impact on the company and our end users. At Saint-Gobain, you're empowered and equipped with countless opportunities and resources for professional development. You will find the support you need to create a vision and roadmap for your career, and make that vision a reality.

Invent yourself at Saint-Gobain Composites, and together, let's protect what matters most!

Legal Statement

Saint-Gobain provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Saint-Gobain is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and supports the hiring of veterans.

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