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Bridgestone Americas Health & Safety Intern in Kings Mountain, North Carolina

Company Overview

Wherever you work and whatever role you fill, when you represent the Bridgestone name you know that you are a valued teammate who is part of our larger mission to “Serve Society with Superior Quality.” We start by offering each teammate more than just a salary. We provide formal training, competitive performance incentives, paid vacation and holidays, healthcare packages for full-time and part-time employees, and a 401k plan to help build your future.

We believe people can only provide superior service and quality to others when they are allowed to bring their whole selves to work and know they are supported. We believe in championing all perspectives, individuals and teams because we understand the importance of seeing the world and our business through many different lenses. We are building a team as diverse as the world we serve. So, show us what you’re made of. Show us the smart stuff, the tough stuff, the bold, beautiful and brave stuff. Because who you are is what we need.

Bridgestone Americas, Inc. is headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee and is the U.S. subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation headquartered in Japan. Bridgestone Americas and its subsidiaries develop, manufacture and market a wide range of Bridgestone, Firestone and associate brand products to address the needs of a broad range of customers and industries.

Business Unit

BAMG - FSFT Fibers Textiles

Management Level


Job Category

Interns & Co-Ops

Position Summary

Bridgestone is committed to reducing the impact of our operations to help address the global climate issues we face today. We are committed to continuously improving our environmental impacts and addressing environmental issues, such as climate change, depletion of resources, biodiversity loss, and environmental pollution. As an EHS intern, you will gain hands-on experience working on meaningful projects, network with teammates across the organization, and learn what it is like to promote safety and sustainability in the industry. You will have the opportunity make a lasting environmental impact while developing lifelong skills and competencies to elevate your future career.

The EHS – Health & Safety intern position focuses on designing solutions to mitigate workplace and community safety hazards. An EHS intern position applies broad theoretical job knowledge typically obtained through advanced education and must be able to explain facts, policies, and practices related to the job area.


EHS – Health & Safety Interns typically:

Work on problems of limited scope and contribute to projects or processes while receiving detailed instructions from higher-level professionals.

Develop and implement policies and practices to mitigate hazardous conditions within the workplace.

Identify potential workplace hazards, unsafe equipment, work practices, and working conditions.

Investigate accidents and collaborate with engineers, management, and health and safety regulatory authorities to identify causes of accidents and prevent their recurrence.

Maintaining and analyzing records of workplace injuries, illness, and absences to identify areas of concern and provide information required by regulatory agencies.

Assist in delivering training, learning, and development requirements to employees.

You will also get to:

Apply interpersonal and communication skills to collaborate with salary and hourly teammates and achieve common goals.

Work in a hands-on environment with cross-functional teams

Utilize project management skills to develop, manage, and control scope, schedule, and cost.

Maintain relationships with the community, environmental groups, and other stakeholders impacted by the organization's environmental performance.

We are looking for students who:

Are highly motivated with the ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

Have a people-centric focus and the ability to collaborate with all teammates across the organization.

Exhibit strong initiative, work ethic, and levels of enthusiasm.

Demonstrate technical aptitude in the major of study.

Practice excellent communication and presentation skills.


To thrive in this role, you need…

To be pursuing a degree in Occupational Health & Safety, Occupational Health Sciences, Industrial Hygiene, Safety Technology, or another applicable major and actively enrolled in an accredited university the semester prior to your start date.

To be sophomore-senior level standing with a GPA of at least 3.0

To be available to work minimum of 36 hours weekly

No other work experience is required. We will teach you everything you need to know!

This is not a remote position.

Salaried Manufacturing Interns or Co-Op, excluding California

Minimum Qualifications

Bridgestone is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. It is our policy to consider for employment all individuals regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Employment Eligibility

If hired, a Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification must be completed at the start of employment. Temporary work authorization or the need for sponsorship may disqualify you from employment.