Intern - Biodiversity Gap Assessment

Job location:
Sandersville, Georgia, USA
Created moment:
March 21, 2024
Job reference:
REQ - 08067

The Company

The world’s leading supplier of mineral-based specialty solutions for industry with 14,000 employees, operations in more than 40 countries, and €4.3 billion in revenue in 2022.
Imerys delivers high-value-added, functional solutions to a great number of sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its understanding of applications, technological knowledge and expertise in material science to deliver solutions by beneficiating its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. Imerys’ solutions contribute essential properties to customers’ products and their performance, including heat resistance, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and water repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.
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The Position

Intern - Biodiversity Gap Assessment

Job Summary

EHS Intern

Project Name: EHS Procedures and Risk Assessments

Project Duration: 3 months 

Paid Internship: The pay rate for this internship is commensurate with the candidate's years of schooling and major. The pay scale is between $15 - and $26 per hour.


  • Up to Bachelor (preferably Junior or Senior)

  • Coursework Prerequisites:  Occupational Safety & Health, Safety Engineering Environmental or related field

Location: Sandersville, Georgia with day trips to Langley, South Carolina


PMA NA has been working on rolling out North American-specific EHS procedures. To accomplish this we require extra support at several facilities in Sandersville and Langley SC to conduct verification audits and specific risk assessments.  The person will also do a GAP assessment of the S29 Skills matrix and the site's risk assessments. Based on the results of the GAP Assessment, they will help the sites develop a plan to write the additional risk assessments for the sites. 


This job will spend approximately 50% of their time in the plant sites to gather data and the remaining time at a desktop generating risk assessments, and organizing spreadsheets and documents. 


  • Learning NA EHS Procedures Including but not limited to:

    • Lock Out Tag Out Try Out

    • Working at Heights

    • Confined Spaces

    • Risk Assessments

  • Generating site-specific procedures

  • Completing Risk Assessments and risk inventories

  • Communication

  • Collaboration

What we offer you:

  • Responsibilities as of Day 1 – you will feel the ownership of your project from the beginning, and you will be given specific projects and responsibilities

  • Continuous coaching & mentoring– We'll help you work with passionate people and also receive both formal training and mentoring from your manager

  • Visibility of Senior Leaders

  • Dynamic and respectful work environment – employees are at the core; we value every individual and encourage initiatives promoting agility and work/life balance

  • Priority in the selection process for Imerys Full-time positions – upon successful completion of your Co-Op and university graduation, you will be given priority in hiring into full-time positions

Intern/Co-Op details:

  • We provide relocation support to get you where we need you.

  • We offer competitive wages

  • We are an equal-opportunity employer and value diversity at our company.

Position Type

Full time


Intern (Fixed Term)

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To ensure fairness and legal compliance in our recruitment processes, only applications received through the online application process will be considered. 

IMERYS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and it is our policy to not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws.