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MICHAEL FOODS Safety Intern- Summer 2020 in LENOX, Iowa

JOB SUMMARY: The Safety Internship position is involved in day-to-day activities of the department; assisting in coordination and preparation of reports, training manuals and programs along with many other duties relating to plant safety.JOB ACTIVIIES: Monitor and analyze data such as, safety inspections, exposure level testing, injuries, safety incentive program, SDS program, etc.Participate in safety audits and inspections as directed by the safety supervisor.Assist with investigation of unsafe acts/conditions, ergonomic incidents, and injuries.Coordinate committee meetings- such as safety committee, ergonomics team, first responder team and haz-mat team among others.Assist in the communication of safety to employees through group meetings, conferences, orientations, newsletter, etc.Follow MFEPC Safety Policies as well as OSHA regulations to help enforce safe work practices.Compile data and generate reports by entering data into computer, determining information to include in reports, verifying data and distributing reports to appropriate parties.Perform other duties of a similar nature or level.Adhere to safe work practices, follow GMPs, maintain sanitary conditions and ensure that product quality is maintained. Report to management any conditions or practices that may adversely affect food safety, food quality or personnel safety.Responsible for Food Safety and Food Quality of MFI products. QUALIFICATIONS:Ability to work well with all levels (be a team player).Strong attention to detail.Ability to solve fairly complex problems and manage multiple tasks.Must be willing to attend off-site training.Must have the ability to work independently, establish priorities and accomplish objectives with minimal supervision.Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.Ability to speak effectively before groups, customers/vendors or employees of the organization.EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:Excellent written and verbal communication skills.Currently enrolled in a related field (i.e. general safety, HR, business, etc.).Working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Access, Word, PowerPoint and Excel.Have a good understanding of OSHA standards.An Associate degree (A.S., A.A.) or two year technical training beyond high school in basic office skills, computer operations, bookkeeping/accounting or human resources, with a minimum of 1 year of related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the jobThe above statements are intended to describe the general nature of the work and may not include all of the duties required of the position.Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)Michael Foods, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic informati