MSA Safety

Co-op: Chemical Engineer, Materials Research (Spring)

US-PA-Cranberry Twp
2 months ago
Requisition ID
2017-1887
Number of Vacancies
1
Category
Engineering
Shift
1st

Overview

Working alongside experienced engineers, co-ops have a unique opportunity to apply their academic learning to products that protect lives in communities around the world.  Chemical Engineering co-ops in the Material Science-Chemical Research group develop technical, engineering, and research skills while collaborating with other engineering disciplines and corporate functions on the following tasks:

Qualifications

- Proficient use of Microsoft Office Tools, with a special emphasis on Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
- Proficiency at conducting experiments and data collection.
- Basic experience with data analysis, methods and graphing.
- Solid knowledge of the principles of Physics, Chemistry and Materials.
- Creative problem solving skills.
- Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, and presentation)
- Ability to work in a team environment
 
Education and experience required:
- Incumbent must be actively pursuing a degree in Chemical Engineering, at an ABET-accredited school, and must have completed at least two semesters prior to the beginning of this opportunity.

Responsibilities

 
- Testing and evaluating material properties
- Receiving feedback from marketing professionals on how products can better fit the needs of customers and determining how engineering skills can meet those needs
- Developing ideas and concepts for new products or product changes
- Collaborating with international associates to complete project goals
- Working independently to complete a specific aspect of a project
- Gaining an awareness of budgetary, manufacturing and sourcing limitations
- Completing other research and development work, as required.

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