Process Engineering Co-Op, Spring 2020
Wickliffe, Ballard, KY (42087)
Number of openings: 1
Application closing date: 12/31/2019
Federal contractor, expires on 1/1/2020
Job Family Group:
Bold. Energetic. Ingenious. Genuine. These qualities best describe employees who work for Ingevity. We believe it takes extraordinary people to create extraordinary results.
At Ingevity, we harness the bold spirit, innate curiosity and remarkable ingenuity of our people to develop innovations that purify, protect and enhance the world around us. Our products enable oil to flow better, crops to grow fuller, roads last longer, and ensure that the air we all breathe is cleaner.
Already a leader in markets in which we compete, we leverage our deep technical expertise and knowledge of our customers' industries to turn complex challenges into powerful possibilities and value-added solutions. We prize creativity and imagination and we're always looking for a better, smarter way of doing things.
We know it takes the right people with the right attitude to achieve the improbable. People who understand that there is no challenge too big and no contribution too small. People with the ability to solve and the commitment to stay the course. People who work together to create meaningful impact and exponential results, for our customers and the world around us. Our people are our most valued asset, and the foundation of our success. Interested? We thought you might be, and we're so glad!
How you will impact Ingevity:
In Ingevity's Engineering Co-op program, you'll have the unique opportunity to apply your problem-solving and technical skills to increase efficiency, reliability and productivity in our manufacturing environments. You'll have the chance to tackle real world, value-added projects that support production and project engineering throughout a plant. In this role, safety and teamwork are key as you innovate and improve processes and troubleshoot problems.
What will you gain in the Engineering Co-op Program?
Hands on experience in the chemical industry
Experience solving complex technical challenges with a diverse team
Developmental and mentorship opportunities with technical and industry experts
Develop invaluable project leadership skills
Network with industry leaders throughout the organization
Housing assistance is available for eligible candidates who would be relocating more than 50 miles from their primary residence
What you need to succeed:
Sophomore or Junior level student in pursuit of Bachelor's degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering
Remain in good academic standing in your program of study throughout the Co-op experience
Technical aptitude, a hands-on mindset and software proficiency in MS Word and Excel
Strong attention to detail
Ability to think critically and get excited about troubleshooting technical challenges
Enthusiasm for collaborating and solving problems in a diverse team environment
Ability to manage, organize and prioritize projects and responsibilities independently
Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate at all levels
Shares a sincere commitment to Ingevity's culture of safety, sustainability and integrity
Flexibility to travel: under 5%
Ingevity's Engineering Co-op Program is typically structured around 2-3 rotations ranging in average length from 3-6 months. Each Co-op term is separated with an academic term in between. Candidates who apply should be available for multiple terms and should consult with their academic advisor on their availability and ability to participate.
We'll be out on campus! Are we headed to your school? Stop by and see us while we're on the road:
9/10: Louisiana State University
9/11: Virginia Tech
9/12: West Virginia University
9/17: Florida A&M & Florida State University
9/17: North Carolina State University
9/24: Clemson University
9/24: University of Kentucky
9/24: University of Louisiana at Lafayette
9/24: University of South Carolina
9/26: Louisiana Tech
10/3: University of Pittsburgh
10/25: University of Kentucky (Co-op only)
Ingevity is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Recruiting Agencies:Ingevity does not accept unsolicited resumes and therefore, will not be responsible for any fees associated with unsolicited resumes.
Applicants preferred to have at least a Bachelors degree or equivalent