Environmental Health & Safety Intern (Summer 2022)

Location : Location US-MN-Long Prairie
Shift(s)
1st Shift
Type
Intern
Hourly/Salaried
Hourly

Overview

Location: Long Prairie, MN

Internship Dates: Full Time for approximately 12 weeks (May – August 2022)

 

As an Environmental Health & Safety Intern, you will: Gain knowledge and understanding of the business through hands on activities, coaching, and projects. A few learning opportunities include:

  • Conducting Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Assessments, authoring job hazard analysis, and ensure compliance of respiratory/fall protection
  • Facilitating Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) orientations for new and existing employees, ensuring training(s) are current
  • Performing weekly EHS reporting and injury follow-ups
  • Leading with a high level of interpersonal tactfulness by verbalizing the needs of complex information such as Lock Out Tag Out (LOTO) profiles
  • Supporting and working alongside management on critical projects while fostering a culture of continuous learning as you bring fresh ideas to the table
  • Working cross-functionally with strategic partners internally and externally to present data, while compelling a convincing message, encouraging buy in, and tracking the tasks to the plant’s accomplishments
  • Managing special projects (as needed) throughout the summer; researching and presenting findings verbally and written in an aesthetically appealing way
  • NOTE: this description is not intended to be all-inclusive. An employee may perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization; these duties are considered marginal.  

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must be able to work in the United States without sponsorship.
  • Must have completed your Junior year at a credited College or University.
  • Maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Have the desire and ability to work well both independently and cross functionally.
  • Are willing to engage others through strong communication and leadership skills.
  • Are an inquisitive individual that has a desire to gain knowledge through experience.
  • Ability to perform all duties required in both office and manufacturing environments wearing proper PPE.
  • Have reliable transportation to and from working location.

In return, at American Foods Group you will find a winning culture that will invest in you and your future. A few perks and experiences you will gain:

  • Earning a competitive wage.
  • Provided housing at no cost to you.
  • The opportunity to become exposed and develop knowledge and skills associated with the food processing business.
  • Thrive in a teamwork environment, honing interpersonal skills, and formulate potential career opportunities.
  • Manage various projects throughout the internship that are specific to your declared discipline.
  • Earn academic credits though a supervised educational internship (if applicable).
  • Learn specifically about American Foods Group and gain real work experience that you cannot achieve in the classroom.

For further questions and/or concerns, please contact interns@americanfoodsgroup.com  

Summary

Long Prairie Packing Company, LLC an American Foods Group Company is a privately held beef processing company located in Long Prairie, Minnesota. We appreciate our employees and reward them for a job well done.  As a member of the team, you will find yourself challenged and contributing in a significant way to the success of the business, and you will be rewarded for that success. If you want to feel appreciated for a job well done and be part of something bigger, then consider joining American Foods Group, a “hire to retire” type of company.

 

What we offer:

  • Competitive pay
  • Excellent benefit plan.  Benefits include: Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Flex Spending Accounts, Voluntary Benefits, PTO, 401k, Short Term Disability, Discount Meat Purchase Program, and more!  
  • Training, growth and advancement opportunities that will make this the best and last company you work for.

 

Apply today and work for a company that loves you back!

 

Check Out the Long Prairie, MN Area!

Improve your quality of life by residing in Long Prairie, Minnesota, a rural city located in the center of Minnesota - A short drive from many of the best recreational areas in Minnesota, and not too far from the Twin Cities and the ever-famous Mall of America! Long Prairie’s museums, scenic golf courses, and historic buildings will fulfill your diverse interests.

 

The area also offers:

  • Long Prairie Trails - 4 well-kept trails that extend throughout the entire city
  • Lake Charlotte Beach which includes a swimming beach, fishing pier and boat launch, softball fields, and much more!
  • Year-round community events that the whole family will love.

 

Try to convince us that there is a better place to live and work other than Long Prairie Packing Company, LLC in Long Prairie, Minnesota!

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