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Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Intern

Employer
Saint-Gobain
Location
Malvern, Pennsylvania, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
May 25, 2024

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Sector
Academic / Research
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Project Management
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Internship
Job Summary

At Saint-Gobain, employee health and safety are a core value and at the heart of everything we do. This internship provides a unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience in EHS project management while contributing to the organization's commitment to EHS. The successful candidate will have the chance to make a meaningful impact and develop valuable skills in the field of environmental, health, and safety.

Essential Functions:

The successful candidate will collaborate with our Region EHS department to contribute to the development, implementation, and monitoring of various projects aimed at enhancing workplace safety and health, environmental compliance, and risk mitigation.

The successful candidate will work on a project in one of the three key areas listed below:
  • Safety: Participate in initiatives to promote a strong safety culture within the organization. Participate in risk assessments to identify potential hazards and develop strategies for mitigation. Work on implementing measures to reduce workplace risks and improve overall safety.
  • Health: Support the team in conducting assessments of workplace health risks and participate in the development of strategies to mitigate occupational health hazards, including the development of an industrial hygiene database.
  • Environment: Contribute to monitoring programs for environmental compliance, waste management, air and water quality. Assist in data collection and analysis to identify potential environmental impacts, including the development of an environmental permitting database.

In addition, the successful candidate will be responsible for:
  • Project Planning and Coordination: Collaborate with EHS professionals to plan and execute specific projects related to environmental, health, and safety initiatives. Assist in defining project scopes, objectives, and timelines.
  • Data Collection and Analysis: Conduct research and gather relevant data to support project objectives. Analyze data to identify trends, risks, and opportunities for improvement.
  • Collaboration: Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including operations, maintenance, and management, to ensure the successful implementation of EHS projects.

Required Qualifications
  • Must be currently enrolled in a two or four-year accredited degree program, preferably in Occupational Health and Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Engineering, Environmental Sciences, Public Health, or related field
  • Requires knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word, PPT, Excel
  • Working knowledge of MS Teams/Zoom
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent command of English, both written and verbal
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Team oriented
  • Results focused
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Flexible, but organized

Company Summary

Saint-Gobain, one of the world's largest building materials companies and manufacturer of innovative material solutions, helps create great living spaces by combining comfort and sustainability. For more than three-and-a-half centuries, Saint-Gobain has been enhancing the wellbeing of people everywhere, whether it's by addressing climate change, delivering true sustainable development, advancing the information revolution, participating in medical breakthroughs or playing a vital role in space exploration. Focusing on the intersection of people, innovation and purpose, Saint-Gobain helps to address the needs of today and the challenges of tomorrow - offering employees the opportunity to invent themselves and reshape the world.

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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