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Environmental Health & Safety Co-op

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Job ID 151207 Date posted 01-11-2022 Location : London, Canada

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 160,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s protein and salt business, where we provide wholesome, high-quality food products to a wide range of customers, from foodservice operators and grocery stores to manufacturers and exporters.


Position Application

All candidates must complete Cargill’s online application prior to interviewing. Below you will find a link that will direct you to complete the application for this position. To be considered for employment with Cargill, you must apply online and complete the entire application process, along with an e-signature. 

Please note, applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis with the possibility of filling the role before the application deadline. Please submit your application as soon as possible, so it may be reviewed to be considered for the position. 

Co-ops at Cargill

Imagine an opportunity where you get the chance to apply knowledge gained in the classroom to a real-life environment and then multiply that tenfold. From day one, you will be an integral part of the team. We pride ourselves on having the most diverse internship and cooperative programs in the industry. During the co-op, you will tackle real challenges, cultivate your curiosity, have client exposure, enjoy both personal and team accomplishments and have your initiative acknowledged along the way. You will collaborate and build relationships with colleagues and clients who represent diverse work, culture and resolution styles. We look for people who want to grow, support, think and produce.

Environmental Health & Safety Co-op

As an environmental, health and safety management co-op, you will gain exposure to the development and implementation elements of our overall safety and/or environmental management systems that satisfy both internal and external requirements. You will be exposed to evaluation of trends, root cause analysis, the development/implementation of basic safety/ergonomics/EHS/environmental programs, departmental safety meetings, compliance activities and corporate responsibility activities. You may interact with all levels of employees from production workers to top location and business leadership.

Environment

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).

Co-op Programming

  • Co-ops are paid and are at least 16 weeks in duration. 

  • Day–to-day transportation to and from work is the responsibility of the intern. 

  • Interns who demonstrate exceptional performance and a curiosity to learn more may be offered a full-time position for the following year.

Location

London, ON

Plant Setting

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited program in ergonomics/human factors or kinesiology graduating between December 2022 and August 2024.
  • Willingness to work 1st, 2nd and 3rd shifts
  • Must be legally entitled to work for Cargill in Canada
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • Able to complete an 8 month co-op starting May 2022
  • Must possess a high degree of initiative and resourcefulness in completing work with limited guidance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Overall 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Focus on Kinesiology/Ergonomics

Working at Cargill is an opportunity to thrive—a place to develop your career to the fullest while engaging in meaningful work that makes a positive impact around the globe. You will be proud to work for a company with a strong history of ethics and a purpose of nourishing people. We offer a diverse, supportive environment where you will grow personally and professionally as you learn from some of the most talented people in your field. With more than 150 years of experience, Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work. Learn more at www.cargill.com.


Cargill is an equal opportunity employer and committed to providing accommodation to our job applicants with disabilities.

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