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Environmental, Health & Safety Co-op

Company: Precision Castparts Corp. (PCC)
Location: Minerva
Posted on: May 25, 2023

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With more than 120 operations and approximately 20,000 employees worldwide, Precision Castparts Corp. is the market leader in manufacturing large, complex structural investment castings, airfoil castings, forged components, aerostructures and highly engineered, critical fasteners for aerospace applications. In addition, we are the leading producer of airfoil castings for the industrial gas turbine market. We also manufacture extruded seamless pipe, fittings, and forgings for power generation and oil & gas applications; commercial and military airframe aerostructures; and metal alloys and other materials for the casting and forging industries. With such critical applications, we insist on quality and dependability - not just in the materials and products we make, but in the people we recruit.PCC is relentless in its dedication to being a high-quality, low-cost and on-time producer; delivering the highest value to its customers while continually pursuing strategic, profitable growth.In 2016, Berkshire Hathaway, led by Chairman and CEO Warren E. Buffett, acquired Precision Castparts Corp.

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SUMMARYThe co-op student will be working on job assignments related to their functional Environmental, Health & Safety (EH&S) discipline. These increasingly challenging assignments will provide foremost an effective learning assignment and then a sound intellectual and/or financial return for the PCC organization while meeting all federal, state, & local compliance requirements.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Apply principles that he or she has learned in school to hands-on situations, such as process EH&S improvements & solutions.
  • Work with the hourly workforce to address day-to-day safety & health concerns, as requested.
  • Recommend material handling & ergonomics solutions to reduce the risk of sprain/strain injuries throughout the facility.
  • Assist in the investigation all facility accidents & injuries & the development of corrective actions.
  • Perform periodic EH&S inspections, as assigned by the EH&S Group.
  • Document EH&S compliance requirements in the EH&S software system & hard filing system, as assigned.
  • Maintain and organize up-to-date EH&S compliance documentation.
  • Review and analyze PPE requirements for the various departments and process related functions.
  • Take ownership and responsibility for identified EH&S projects on the manufacturing floor, as assigned.
  • Perform new hire safety training and orientation.
  • Participate on teams for assigned projects to analyze improvements and develop requirements with the team to ensure compliance with applicable EH&S regulations.
  • Assist with environmental improvements, such as waste minimization opportunities, as assigned.
  • Perform and/or revise job/task safety risk assessments, as assigned.
  • Demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills in carrying out EH&S duties.
    • Knowledge of EH&S practices
    • Manufacturing
    • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and Access
    • Good written and verbal communicationREQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
      • US Citizen or Permanent ResidentEDUCATION QUALIFICATIONSFull-time student pursuing a Bachelor's Degree or Master's Degree in Environmental, Health, or Safety discipline.Must have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 or higher.WORK ENVIRONMENT Student will spend 60%-70% of time in the manufacturing plant. The position may require contact with hazardous chemicals. Minimal travel may be required.OTHER BENEFITSThis is a 40-hour week position for which Co-ops will be paid for their hours worked. Company housing is available at no cost to the student during the intern/co-op rotation. This housing is located across the street from the facility and there is no need for a car or transportation. Students only need clothing, bedding and bath towels as the housing is fully furnished.Minerva is located about an hour west of Pittsburgh, PA and about 1 hour south of Cleveland, OH.

Keywords: Precision Castparts Corp. (PCC), Canton , Environmental, Health & Safety Co-op, Other , Minerva, Ohio

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