Environmental, Health & Safety Internship

  • Mergon Group
  • Castlepollard, County Westmeath, Ireland
  • 21/04/2023
Intern Health & Safety

Job Description

Do you want to be part of a company that works with leading brands like Tesla, BMW, Xerox and Abbott to design, manufacture and deliver sustainable products for the vehicles and equipment of the future?

Then, we may have the perfect internship opportunity for you!

Mergon Group (www.mergon.com) is a leading supplier of innovative plastic products to world class customers in the healthcare, automotive and industrial sectors.  The Group has manufacturing operations in Ireland, UK, the US, Czech Republic and Mexico 


Mergon International wishes to recruit a intern to work with our EHS Department over the summer period. Supporting the Health, Safety and Facilities Manager, the successful candidate will play a pivotal role in preparing for Environmental and Health & Safety audits as well as maintaining both systems on a day to day basis. 

The main duties will include:

  • Maintaining and updating the Environmental Management System
  • Assisting in preparation for Environmental and Health & Safety audits
  • Carrying out risk assessments in manufacturing, warehouse and office areas
  • Developing and implementing safety policies and initiatives across the site
  • Conducting period health, safety and environmental audits and inspections of on-site activities
  • Identification of site health and safety training needs and assisting in the organisation and delivery of training as appropriate
  • Participating in accident/incident investigations
  • Maintaining KPI Data

The successful candidate will have or be currently studying for a qualification in Occupational Health & Safety, Environmental Science or a related discipline, be able to work on their own initiative, have good organisation skills, be enthusiastic and results orientated.