General Engineering Intern (TEMP/contractor - various locations) Job


Home Based, Home, United States

Employment Type:  Internship
Category:  Engineering & Technology
Posting Date:  Nov 9, 2023

General Engineering Intern (TEMP/contractor)


Location: Various onsite locations


Situation in organization

The Intern will work with a mentor who will provide regular assessments and feedback.


Job dimensions

The Intern will gain hands-on experience in chemical manufacturing operations and processes. The intern will support ongoing projects, as well as participate in the development and implementation of new processes and technologies. At the end of the internship, the student will be required to present leaders with the projects they have managed through the summer.  Opportunities may exist for Engineering interns to focus more specifically on Process Safety.


Key Activities and responsibilities

  • Participate in process improvement initiatives to increase efficiency and quality. (15%)
  • Collaborate with production, maintenance, and safety teams to resolve technical issues and improve plant operations. (15%)
  • Conduct research and analysis to evaluate new technologies and process improvements. (15%)
  • Prepare reports and presentations on projects and process improvements. (15%)
  • Assist engineering teams with project related needs. (15%)
  • Understand, support, and comply with all plant safety policies and procedures. (15%)
  • Other duties in support of manufacturing operations and processes as well as taking advantage of opportunities to enhance learning in field of engineering and professional development. (10%)


Context and environment

  • Supports the site HES policy and complies with all regulatory and internal requirements.
  • Participates in HES activities provided by site management and Arkema Inc. (e.g., Behavioral Base Safety, SafeStart, etc.)
  • Supports and promotes the reporting of all health, safety, environmental, near-miss, accident, or injury incidents.
  • Understands and supports all of Arkema’s HESQ commitments both at a corporate and facility level. (e.g., Responsible Care, HES2Q Commitment, Corporate HES Policy)


Required Education/Qualifications /Work experience

  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor's or Master's degree program in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or a related field
  • Successfully completed at least 2 years of degree program
  • Strong preference for 3.0 GPA or above


Demonstrated Competencies

  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proactive communication and interpersonal skills
  • Time management skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment

Who we are? Arkema is a world leader in Innovative Materials for a Sustainable World with the ambition to become a pure Specialty Materials player.
We thrive as One Arkema, comprised of many businesses and brands including Bostik, ArrMaz, and more! and operating with a global reach in 55 countries with more than 21,100 employees. Each one contributes to positioning Arkema as a recognized leader of specialty chemicals and advanced materials, reporting annual sales of €11.5 billion, of which 2.6% allocated to R&D for 1,800 researchers in 16 R&D centers.
If you pursue excellence, love innovation and are inspired by challenges, we encourage you through to learn more about our values – Solidarity, Performance, Simplicity, Empowerment, and Inclusion – and how we concentrate on advances in bio-based and recyclable materials, new energies, water management, electronic solutions, lightweight materials and design, home efficiency and insulation.
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Arkema Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Arkema Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting and hiring.

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