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Intern - Workplace Safety

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.

Summary

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. These endeavors have been around for centuries and will continue to be a vital part of the global economy. We currently have a Safety Intern position at our Simplot RDO facility in Pasco, WA.

This position will support Simplot EHS&S initiatives to ensure the overall health, safety and security of all employees, contractors and visitors. The position will work full time as business requires.

Key Responsibilities
  • Assists with developing, reviewing and updating safety programs, processes & procedures to ensures compliance with all applicable company policies as well as federal, state and local safety & health regulations
  • Participates in safety activities and assessments
  • Facilitates and participates in employee safety orientations and training; organizes and develops lesson plans and training materials
  • Processes and maintains incident reports and workers compensation claims
  • Attends and participates in incident review and other safety/health and security meetings, audits and assessments
  • Maintains incident tracking system; prepares reports as directed
  • Conducts PPE assessments, Job Safety Analyses (JSAs) hazard analyses, and sound level testing as required
  • Assists Safety Manager with safety projects and special assignments as necessary
  • Performs other duties as assigned
Typical Education
  • Currently enrolled in college/university
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish
  • Maintain a passing GPA (Provide transcripts as requested)
Relevant Experience

Six plus months related experience or major in Occupational Safety, Industrial Hygiene or similar

Job Requisition ID: 261

Travel Required: None

Pay Grade: Global Grade 1 

Location(s): FG Plant - Pasco 

Country: United States

**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.**

If you require technical assistance, please email us at careers.contact@simplot.com.