Engineering New Berlin, New York

Intern, Safety / Engineering

The Safety Intern will work closely with the Safety, Engineering and Maintenance staff members to support the site’s need for equipment and systems safety assessments. Work may include inspections of plant lockout tagout procedures, leading risk assessments by evaluating operator tasks aimed at identifying opportunities to mitigate job hazards and other projects as directed. In this role, you get exposure to and learn the technical assessments and analyses necessary for a career as a Manufacturing Engineer, Process Engineer or Safety Engineer.

The Engineering / Safety Intern will report directly to the Environmental Health & Safety Manager.

The responsibilities of this position will include:

  • Conducting inspections of plant lockout tagout energy control procedures.
    • Coordinating with area owners in scheduling equipment audits to conduct procedure validations.
    • Reporting any deviations or identified inadequacies to stakeholders.
  • Developing and supporting the implementation of a systematic hazard identification and risk assessment method.
    • Identifying and managing risk assessment corrective actions by supporting the accountable functions to ensure that identified hazards are corrected where feasible
    • Perform data collection and analysis to assist in the execution of safety improvement initiatives by the Safety team.
  • Develop training and instruction methods with respect to plant-related potential hazards and occupational safety measures.
    • For all employees with respect to the potential workplace health and safety hazards they are exposed to while performing job tasks.
    • Tools/equipment provided, and measures taken to avert the hazards.
  • Giving support regarding the design and layout of workplaces, working sequences, the working environment, tools and personal protective equipment.
  • Identifying, researching and evaluating potential safety issues for corrective measures.
  • Perform relevant inspections and audits.
  • Complete projects as assigned.

The requirements of this position include:

  • Engineering Interns should be enrolled in an accredited Engineering program (ME or EE discipline), with current coursework in electrical or mechanical engineering.
  • Previous experience in Manufacturing environment, or with automation machinery and programming systems is desirable, but not required.
  • Ability to read technical specifications and drawings.
  • Ability to organize and document large amounts of technical data.
  • Ability to work closely with people.
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office is a must.
  • AutoCAD skills are desirable, but not required.

About us:

Since our founding over 10 years ago, we’ve always been a different kind of company. After moving to New York from his native Turkey, our CEO Hamdi Ulukaya found that in America, yogurt just wasn’t as delicious or widely available as it was back home. He thought everyone deserved better options, so he set about making delicious, nutritious, natural, and accessible Greek Yogurt right here in the U.S.

Our mission since day one has been to provide better food to more people. And now as the No. 1-selling Greek Yogurt brand in America and the second largest overall yogurt manufacturer, we believe every food maker has a responsibility to provide people with better options, which is why we’re so proud of the way our food is made.

Our food philosophy of crafting quality products with simple ingredients is what makes Chobani a different kind of yogurt. Our belief that business done right has the ability to change lives and strengthen communities is what makes Chobani a different kind of company. From the way we source our ingredients to how we treat our employees, Chobani strives to make universal wellness happen sooner with everything we do. Certified as a Great Place to Work®, our culture is built on shared passion, dedication, and a commitment to doing what is right. Together, the Chobani family has created something unlike what any company has done before. The possibilities are endless.

Chobani is an equal opportunity employer.  Chobani will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on any basis including, but not limited to: race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, predisposing genetic characteristics and genetic information, or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws.