2019 Summer Intern

Website Exide Technologies

2019 Summer Intern – Manchester EHS in Manchester, Iowa

Exide Technologies


Exide Technologies is a $2.7 Billion global leader in stored electrical energy solutions, including batteries and associated equipment and services for the transportation and industrial markets. We’ve been in business for 130 years, have 10,000 employees, and a presence in more than 80 countries.


There is an exciting opportunity for 2019 Summer Internships at Exide at our Manufacturing plant in Manchester, Iowa. The internship will begin in May of 2019 and end in August 2019 and will be full time (40 hours a week). This is a paid opportunity but housing is not provided so you must have both housing and transportation.

Responsibilities and assignments may include:

Industrial Hygiene/Health

  • Conduct baseline noise survey to map out and review areas where engineering and administrative controls need to be augmented
  • Conduct personnel noise survey to establish employees exposure levels to redefine noise controls in the plant
  • Conduct surface wipe samples in priority clean areas to establish the effectiveness of housekeeping program


  • Complete assessment of spaces with potential of having hazardous atmospheres for inclusion in permit required confined space program.( Make –Up Air Units)
  • Complete update of machine specific lockout tag-out procedures to especially include verification steps in achieving a zero mechanical energy level
  • Review and complete update of chemical inventory database in compliance with HAZCOM standard

Environmental project

  • Complete update of emergency contact list for Spill Prevention Control Countermeasure (SPCC) on all notice boards of the plant


In the process of completing an Occupational Safety or Environmental Science Degree is preferable. Our environment is casual but professional and our interns are exposed to many senior level leaders. If this sounds good to you then it’s your time to shine! We don’t want our interns to sit on the sidelines – we want you to challenge us and provide creative ways to approach projects.

EEO Statement

Exide Technologies is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant’s qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.

About Exide

Exide Technologies (www.exide.com) is a global provider of stored electrical-energy solutions for the transportation and industrial markets. Exide’s 130 years of technology innovation combined with operations in more than 80 countries enables the company to deliver compelling solutions for the world’s current and future power needs. Exide produces and recycles a broad range of products, serving the Transportation, Industrial Network Power and Motive Power market segments with battery and energy storage systems and specialty applications for a broad range of industries including: agricultural, automotive, electric, light and heavy-duty truck, marine, materials handling, military, mining, powersport, railroad, security, telecommunications, utility and uninterruptible power supply (UPS), among others. Exide is Powering the World Forward – history and scale combined with a start-up mentality make Exide the right choice for customers who want more than simply a battery supplier.

Requisition ID 2019-2296

Category Environmental, Health, Safety (EHS)

Position Type Intern (Full Time)

To apply for this job please visit see job description.