Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Intern, Wastewater

Hermiston, Oregon
Feb 03, 2024
Feb 19, 2024
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Title: Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Intern, Wastewater

Location: Hermiston, OR

About Lamb Weston

We love making fries almost as much as you like eating them! Since the 1950's, Lamb Weston has inspired customers with food they love, trust, and share with families and friends. As a leading global manufacturer of quality frozen potato products with over 9,000+ team members around the world, it's our business to see the possibilities in potatoes and people.

We are looking for team members with an appetite for a challenge! People who are hungry to join a winning team and help us make a difference in the world. When you join Lamb Weston, you join a community with a strong support network and training programs designed to nurture, inspire, and help you grow.

We are driven by a relentless pursuit of results and by people who think creatively and embrace our values of: Integrity, Teamwork, Inclusion, Drive for Results, and Empowerment. Exactly what you'd expect from the most inventive potato company in the world!

Join Lamb Weston! We bring the world together with our fries.

Job Description Summary

Participate in a paid internship program built around your career goals and hands-on projects that impact the organization. As part of the Lamb Weston University Recruiting Internship Program, Interns work towards completing a Capstone project and are assigned a mentor who will guide and evaluate performance.

Whether you are interested in Agricultural Science, Environment, Health & Safety, Data Science, Finance, Supply Chain, IT, Manufacturing, Food Science, Marketing, or Engineering, our highly selective summer intern program has projects that will help you build the next stage in your career.

- Paid internship, May - August (actual dates may vary)
- Gain real-world working experience through dynamic projects assigned by your mentor and assigned department
- Network and learn from executives, department leaders, high performers, and fellow interns across the business
- Receive guidance and feedback from your assigned mentor throughout the program
- Professional development events providing tools that will help after the internship and after graduation

Job Description

The Environmental Intern will be instrumental in helping to understand specific manufacturing environmental impacts such as: water conservation, wastewater treatment, energy conservation, waste diversion, air emissions, and risk reduction on potential environmental areas.

This intern will gain insight to manufacturing industry while assisting in studies and projects focused within the environmental field. The intern will serve as a resource to the site Environmental Manager and work in a collaborative environment demonstrated by sharing ideas, opinions, and expertise. The intern will receive as needed training required to work in an industrial setting.

Duties & Responsibilities include:
  • Conduct laboratory sampling and experiments
  • Exposure to manufacturing processes and equipment
  • Plan test sequences, order, weigh and assemble components
  • Prepare samples for laboratory analyses
  • Document and maintain accurate and complete records relating to processing parameters, product attributes, weights, etc.
  • Collect, organize, analyze, and summarize data

Basic & Preferred Qualifications
  • Must be a current Junior, Senior, or Master's student enrolled in an Environmental Science, Biology, Sustainability, Soil Science, Environmental Engineering or related program
  • Minimum GPA 3.0 preferred
  • Ability to problem solve with limited guidance
  • Continuous improvement mindset and methodology
  • Excellent verbal and oral communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills

Industry-Competitive Benefits

Coupled with our compensation and bonus incentive programs, our benefits deliver rewards that are market competitive. Some of the most attractive elements of our benefit programs include:
  • Health Insurance Benefits - Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for Health and Dependent Care, and Health Reimbursement Accounts
  • Well-being programs including companywide events and a wellness incentive program
  • Paid Time Off
  • Financial Wellness - Industry leading 401(k) plan with generous company contributions, Financial Planning Services, Employee Stock purchase program, and Health Savings Accounts, Life and Accident insurance
  • Family-Friendly Employee events
  • Employee Assistance Program services - mental health and other concierge type services

Benefits may vary based on location, job role/level, job status, and/or the terms of any applicable collective bargaining agreements.

Job Requisition ID: Req-233536

Time Type: Full time

Anticipated Close Date: 12/22/2023

In compliance with applicable state and local laws, Lamb Weston has opted to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation for this role. This compensation is specific to this position and takes into account a number of variables. Actual compensation may be higher or lower in the range posted based on various factors, including, but not limited to, job duties, experience and expertise. A candidate's work location could also impact the actual compensation being outside of the range to reflect local cost of labor. A reasonable hourly estimate for this role based on the variables previously mentioned is: $22.00

Lamb Weston is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law