Environmental, Health & Safety Intern

Ellsworth Corp.

Germantown, WI

What do the cell phone in your pocket, a spaceship, and an electric vehicle have in common?

Ellsworth Adhesives specs in materials in each of those products. Ellsworth Corporation, a leading global industry distributor of specialty chemicals and equipment, currently has an EHS Intern opportunity, located in Germantown, WI.

This is a part-time position, with flexible hours, between Monday-Wednesday (averaging 10-15 hours/ week). The position is open June through August.

The EHS Intern provides support to the EHS Manager completing necessary safety-related updates.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (Other duties may be assigned):

  • Audit and work with EHS Manager and business unit contact to update current safety postings in Germantown locations.
  • Support the EHS Manager in conducting the following Job Hazard Analysis (JHA). Support may include scanning/filing paperwork, recordkeeping, photography, and videography responsibilities.
    • PPE Assessments
    • Chemical Exposure Assessments
    • Noise Exposure Assessments
    • Ergonomic Risk Assessments
    • Vibration Risk Assessments
  • Review and propose standardization opportunities for new hire training. Assist in new hire training where applicable. 
  • Participate in Monthly Safety Walthroughs by escalating, documenting, and photographing concerns.
  • Support the EHS Manager in monitoring miscellaneous regulatory compliance, including but no limited to, auditing HazCom/ SDS compliance.
  • Participate in incident/ accident investigations, root cause analysis meetings, and the implementation of countermeasures.
  • Support special projects as assigned, by the Director of Corporate Compliance & Risk Managment and/ or EHS Manager.


  • Capability to travel independently to/from Ellsworth locations in Germantown.
    • Employee will be stationed at Ellsworth Corporation in Germantown, with frequent travel to KitPackers/ ResinLab and Glue Dots International.
    • Employee will have multiple opportunities to visit TapeCase in Oak Grove Village, IL, with the EHS Manager. 
  • HS diploma or equivalency (GED, HSED)
  • Ability to frequently lift up to 25 lbs
  • Valid driver's license
  • Bilingual preferred (English/ Spanish)

Ellsworth Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, pregnancy, genetics, or any other legally-protected status.  If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation for any part of our employment process, please follow the instructions on our Accessibility Accommodation for Applicants page of our Careers website.

Ellsworth Corporation is an industry leading global corporation, we specialize in the distribution, manufacturing and custom packaging of adhesives, specialty chemicals and dispensing equipment.  We stand apart from the competition by going above and beyond high quality products. We offer expert assistance, valuable services, decades of experience, and a host of resources to ensure we're providing the best possible solution for our customers’ applications.