Health and Safety Intern - Summer 2024 at Counce TN Mill

Counce, TN 38326, USA Req #8902
Wednesday, October 4, 2023

As a Fortune 500 company, Packaging Corporation of America (PCA) is an ideas and solutions company.  Our corrugated packaging business seeks to be the leader in helping our customers — large and small — package, transport and display products of all kinds.  Our white paper business delivers Paper With Purpose by providing the highest level of customer service and operational excellence.  We have approximately 15,000 team members in more than 100 locations in the United States that strive to meet the local needs of our customers.  Our mission is to serve the needs of our customers, today and tomorrow, with products and services that exceed expectations for performance and environmental responsibility.

People • Customers • Trust

People • Customers • Trust

At Packaging Corporation of America (PCA), we think of ourselves as more than a box manufacturer. We are an ideas and solutions company. We seek to be the leader in helping our customers — large and small — package, transport and display products of all kinds. It just happens to be that corrugated products are our area of expertise.

At PCA, you’ll find the best people in the industry operating in a “golden rule” culture. We actively promote mutually rewarding relationships with each other and our customers by advocating respect for every individual, ethical and fair practices, and the highest standards in what we say and do. PCA is proud to have a highly skilled and experienced team leading the way.

As one of the largest producers of containerboard and corrugated packaging products in the U.S., PCA offers customers broad expertise and economies of scale, while our multiple plant locations let us rapidly meet the local needs of our customers.

Counce, TN Mill Co-Op Health & Safety

The purpose of this position is to develop and implement programs for accident prevention:  conduct site safety audits; make recommendations for compliance with regulations pertaining to occupational and environmental safety, health and fire prevention; and work with employees to implement accident prevention measures.

Responsibilities include:

The co-op will work at the Counce, TN mill with the Mill Health & Safety group.

Understand and carry out oral and written instructions, read and write at a level sufficient to fulfill the duties to be performed for this position.

Work with technical, district and governmental personnel.

Develop and implement training and evaluation programs.

Recognize hazardous conditions and unsafe acts and their cause and make appropriate corrective measures.

Respond quickly and appropriately in emergency situations.

Speak effectively and make use of audiovisual aids.

Be familiar with and able to use and calibrate safety related equipment, i.e., noise level meters, light meter, anemometer, etc.

Basic Qualifications:

Must have completed 2 years of course work with a 3.0 GPA towards a BA/BS degree majoring in industrial engineering, environmental engineering, occupational health and safety or a related field and must be a permanent U.S. resident.  

PCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Veterans/Disabled and all other protected categories.

All Qualified applicants must apply at

All qualified applicants must apply at to be considered.

PCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

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  • Employment Indicator Internship
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  • Counce, TN 38326, USA