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Safety Intern

Date: Dec 28, 2021

Location: Leola, PA, US

Company: Dart Container

Manufacturing based EHS experience opportunity for Millersville OSEH Program students.  Assists and participates in the coordination, development, maintenance, and training of environmental, health and safety (EHS) programs at Dart Container Corp Leola, PA plant. 

Day-to-Day Role

Core Skills & Qualifications

The ideal candidate must possess all of the following:

  • Assist in building and implementing site-wide EHS inspection program through shopfloor activity and VelocityEHS software program
  • Conduct inspections and audits, identify opportunities to improve, and make recommendations to improve or eliminate unsafe conditions or practices
  • Track and maintain appropriate documentation, and complete reports 
  • Assist in developing training related to site ergonomic improvement projects
  • Deliver EHS training and new hire orientations for one or more of the following:  lock out / tag out (LOTO), fire prevention, hazard communications, confined space entry, hearing conservation, EHS policies and procedures, or other training programs
  • Assist in safety incident investigations, including root cause analysis and corrective action
  • Assist in coordinate hazardous and non-hazardous waste storage, handling, and disposal
  • Follow and commit to meet Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) for safety, quality, production, efficiency, and service requirements
  • Follow practices and processes intended to provide safe products that comply with appropriate laws and regulations, meet the company quality standards
  • Follow and commit to safety and GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices)
    • Demonstration of minimum proficiency with the English language in order to ensure effective new hire training and on-going communications about safety and quality issues
    • Pursuit of BS degree in Environmental, Occupational Health and Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Engineering or other science field.
    • Ability to utilize and train employees on technology, processes and procedures
    • Excellent verbal and written skills necessary in order to communicate intricate job-related processes
    • Strong written communication skills demonstrating the ability to prepare outlines, reports, letters, and any other supplemental materials in a clear and concise manner
    • Experience using Microsoft Office, including the ability to modify basic reports, documents and spreadsheets in MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint and SharePoint 
    • Ability to observe, follow, understand, and evaluate processes demonstrated and other workplace procedures.
    • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
    • Organizational skills including the ability to prioritize workload to meet deadlines
    • Ability to effectively manage and execute multiple tasks, projects and priorities <ul 72="" style="-webkit-tap-highlight-color:rgba(0, 0, 0, 0); background-color:#ffffff; color:#333333">

Overview: As the manufacturer of Dart® and Solo® brand products, Dart Container is an industry leading single-use food and beverage packaging company. With 15,000 employees and 40+ locations worldwide, Dart offers more than 4,000 products used every day in restaurants, hospitals, schools and homes around the globe.

Benefits: Dart Container full-time employees enjoy great benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) with company matching contributions, paid vacation, paid holidays, short-term disability, tuition assistance, product discounts and more.

Dart Container is a drug-free workplace.  Candidates are subject to a drug test (excluding THC*/marijuana/cannabis) and background check at the time of offer.

*THC testing ONLY when such testing is required by law.

Dart Container is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all candidates for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


If you have a disability and need an accommodation to access this website or for the application process, you should call Dart at (800) 545-3278 Ext 3370 or email us at ADArequests@dart.biz. Relay calls can be made by dialing 711 or the relay number for your state.

If you experience difficulty applying online, you may call (800) 545-3278 Ext 3390 or email us at applicationassistance@dart.biz for assistance.

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