Environmental, Health and Safety Management Associate 2019

  • Cargill, Inc.
  • Fort Morgan, CO, USA
  • Apr 19, 2019
Internship- Paid EHS - Environmental, Health & Safety Environmental Science - Engineering

Job Description


Early Careers at Cargill:

From day one, you will be an integral part of the team. You will have the opportunity to build specific skills, knowledge and attitudes that will enable you to transition to various roles within Cargill. We pride ourselves on having one of the most diverse career trajectories in the industry. As an associate, you will collaborate and build relationships with colleagues and clients who represent diverse work, culture and resolution styles. At Cargill we look for people who want to grow, support, think and produce. You've got big plans. We can help you pursue them.

Environmental, Health and Safety Management Associate Position:

The environmental, health and safety management associate role is a developmental position that will allow the person to assume some safety process responsibility and will prepare them for a permanent position at one of our many locations. Key activities include but are not limited to: developing and implementing elements of our overall safety and/or environmental management systems that satisfy both internal and external requirements. You will learn how to evaluate trends, conduct root cause analysis, be a member of and lead safety/EHS-related teams, develop/implement basic safety/ergonomics/EHS programs, monitor/assist departmental safety meetings, assist supervisors in managing their safety programs, direct compliance activities and participate in corporate responsibility activities. You will interact with all levels of employees from production workers to top location and business leadership. 

As an associate, you will be exposed to a number of disciplines that will give you the necessary tools to personally make a contribution to effectively champion and/or lead a safety/EHS area at one of our locations.

Potential Business Areas: Cargill Protein, Cargill Salt


This role involves physical activity in agricultural, food and feed processing environments, which generally requires a moderate amount of exertion on a fairly regular basis–involving bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, reaching, working on irregular surfaces, occasional lifting of objects weighing more than 50 pounds and frequent lifting of 10-25 pounds. The work may also involve other exertions, conditions or exposures (e.g. heat, cold, dust).

Associate Program Benefits:

  • Cargill offers relocation benefits to associates who qualify (based on mileage).
  • Associates are eligible for comprehensive health care plans and incentives. 
  • Tuition reimbursement benefits are offered to associates who wish to continue their education in their career field. 
  • Associates are offered competitive retirement plans and registration assistance. 
  • As employees, associates receive access to Cargill volunteer and community outreach opportunities and paid time off to participate in volunteer activities. 

Job Locations:

  • Various locations – must be open to relocation
  • Plant setting


Required Qualifications:

  • Pursuing a bachelor’s or master’s degree from an accredited program in engineering, ergonomics/human factors, occupational safety, environmental sciences, or a safety-related degree, graduating during a designated period
  • Willingness to work 1st, 2nd and 3rd shifts
  • Right to work in the U.S. that is not based solely on possession of a student visa or a visa sponsored by a third-party employer
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • Must be willing and able to relocate 
  • Ability to contribute, both as part of a team and individually 
  • Strong communication skills – written and oral
  • Must be able to complete essential functions of this job as outlined in the job description with reasonable accommodations

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Overall 3.0 GPA preferred
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English)
  • Demonstrated ability to solve problems and make decisions independently
  • Ability to motivate a team
  • Demonstrated leadership skills

 Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet. 


 Safety/Environmental Health

Primary Location

 US-CO-Fort Morgan

Other Locations

US-MI-Lake Odessa, US-MI-Saint Clair, US-AR-Springdale, US-TX-Waco, United States, US-CA-Fresno, US-GA-Newnan, US-NE-Nebraska City, US-MO-Marshall, US-VA-Dayton, US-NY-Watkins Glen, US-TX-Friona

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