Location: Hermiston, OR

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About Lamb Weston

Lamb Weston is a leading supplier of frozen potato, sweet potato, appetizer and vegetable products to restaurants and retailers around the world. For more than 60 years, we’ve produced innovative, inventive products that make life better for our customers and their customers.

Job Description SummaryParticipate in a 11-week 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, 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.

– 12-week 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

Support the Lamb Weston Environmental, Health, and Safety department with a focus on safety in our manufacturing facilities. Interns will be responsible for several projects. For each project, the intern will be assigned a “mentor” to work with side-by-side to complete the project. Each assignment will require a written report from the intern as well as documented assessment/review by the Environmental, Health, and Safety professional assigned as a mentor.  

The aspects of the internship may include but at not limited to: 

  • Conduct an ergonomic assessment, machine safety assessment, or walking working surface assessment using the Lamb Weston assessment tools in conjunction with the onsite leadership team  
  • Utilize the hierarchy of controls to implement corrective and preventative actions (CAPA) as needed based on assessments. Track those CAPA’s to completion throughout your internship 
  • Assist the onsite internal auditing committee in quarterly reviews of the EHS Framework elements 
  • Actively participate in the audit including walk-through, interview of employees, and development of the report/recommendations 
  • Interact with hourly plant employees within the facility while assisting the location’s Safety Manager with other projects and tasks  
  • Shadow the onsite EHS team to learn what a career with Lamb Weston would look like  
  • Participate in Continuous Improvement efforts in the facility as a member of the EHS Team 
  • Lead and participate in various EHS special projects

Basic & Preferred Qualifications

  • Must be currently enrolled or a recent graduate of a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree program related to Safety & Health or related technical field (ex. mechanical/industrial engineering) 
  • Juniors, Seniors, or Master’s degree students preferred but also accepting recent grads 
  • Minimum GPA 3.0 preferred 
  • Demonstrated strengths in relationship building and problem-solving 
  • Continuous improvement mindset and methodology  
  • Excellent verbal and oral communication skills  
  • Strong analytical skills 
  • Strong computer competency including experience with MS suite 

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-231211Time Type: Full time

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

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