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2024 Health & Safety Summer Internship - Zeeland, MI

City:  Zeeland

We are Reckitt

Home to the world's best loved and trusted hygiene, health, and nutrition brands. Our purpose defines why we exist: to protect, heal and nurture in the relentless pursuit of a cleaner, healthier world. We are a global team united by this purpose.

Join us in our fight to make access to the highest quality hygiene, wellness, and nourishment a right and not a privilege.


Our supply chain is the backbone of our business. It's how we get our trusted products to people all over the world, safely and efficiently. It's our talented and passionate teams that make this happen. 
If you're looking for a career in supply chain, there's no better place to be than Reckitt. We offer a variety of exciting opportunities in all areas of the supply chain, from planning and procurement to manufacturing and logistics. You could join our Global Supply Planning team to develop and implement our global supply strategy or work with our Procurement Centre of Excellence team to negotiate and manage our supplier relationships. 
Our Manufacturing Excellence team helps us improve the efficiency, quality, and safety of our manufacturing operations, and our Logistics Excellence team develop new and innovative ways to distribute our products to customers. 


About the role

As our 2024 Health & Safety Summer Intern, you will have the opportunity to contribute to various project-based initiatives aimed at promoting a safe and healthy work environment. This internship offers valuable firsthand experience for students, or recent graduates, interested in pursuing a career in the EHS field. Your work in our EHS programs will be measurable, and the results will be reflected in key metrices.   


Your Responsibilities

  • Assist in the development and implementation of Health & Safety policies, procedures, and programs. 

  • Conduct safety inspections and audits to identify hazards and ensure compliance with regulatory standards. 

  • Support incident investigation efforts, including data collection and analysis. 

  • Assist in the development and delivery of Health & Safety training programs for employees. 

  • Participate in the assessment and improvement of emergency response procedures. 

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to support Health & Safety-related projects and initiatives. 

The Experience We're Looking For

- Strong interest in health & safety principles and practices. 
- Excellent analytical prowess with a keen eye for detail and collaborative team spirit. 
- Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and adaptable to learning modern technology tools. 
- A proactive learner with a positive mindset keen to contribute to our NPI success story. 

What we offer

With inclusion at the heart of everything we do, working alongside our four global Employee Resource Groups, we support our people at every step of their career journey, helping them to succeed in their own individual way.

We invest in the wellbeing of our people through parental benefits, an Employee Assistance Program to promote mental health, and life insurance for all employees globally. We have a range of other benefits in line with the local market. Through our global share plans we offer the opportunity to save and share in Reckitt's potential future successes. For eligible roles, we also offer short-term incentives to recognise, appreciate and reward your work for delivering outstanding results. You will be rewarded in line with Reckitt's pay for performance philosophy.


We recognise that in real life, great people don't always 'tick all the boxes'. That's why we hire for potential as well as experience. Even if you don't meet every point on the job description, if this role and our company feels like a good fit for you, we still want to hear from you.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, disability or medical condition; colour, ethnicity, race, citizenship, and national origin; religion, faith; pregnancy, family status and caring responsibilities; sexual orientation; sex, gender identity, gender expression, and transgender identity; protected veteran status; size or any other basis protected by appropriate law.

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