Chemical Engineer Co-Op/Intern

Tampa, Florida

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The Mosaic Company

As one of the world's largest producers and marketers of concentrated phosphate and potash crop nutrients, Mosaic delivers value from mine to market. Driven by our mission to help the world grow the food it needs, our nearly 9,000 employees deliver about 20 million tonnes of crop nutrient and feed products each year to customers in approximately 40 countries.

We conduct our work with integrity and excellence, and we strive to be a thoughtful neighbor in each of our operating communities. We use our financial resources, expertise and innovative spirit to demonstrate our shared commitment to good corporate citizenship.

Chemical Engineer Co-Op/Intern

A Chemical Engineer Co-Op/Intern at Mosaic will be assigned to special projects and will assist other engineers on major projects and process engineering. Projects will focus on improving facility efficiency and final product quality. Position could be located in Central Florida, Louisiana and/or New Mexico.

What will you do?

Day to day work assignments could include fieldwork, e.g. data analysis, report writing, and database maintenance.

  • Projects will be assigned by the supervisor and could include:
    • Troubleshooting to identify root cause of problems
    • Mass and energy balances for various types of chemical processes
    • Developing a process flow diagram for a new opportunity
    • Sizing pumps and equipment
    • Computer modeling
    • Assist Turnaround and Repair Day equipment inspections as required
  • Communicate with various levels of personnel throughout the organization, including management, plant operators, engineers (of various disciplines), lab personnel, and contractors
  • Participation in department meetings and meetings specific to the project assignment
  • Adhering to Mosaic's mission, guiding principles and priorities, and key competencies

What do you need for this role?
  • Sophomore level or higher pursuing a bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering
  • 2.75 GPA or higher
  • Completed Material and Energy Balances or Thermodynamics class prior to internship/co-op
  • Ability to function in an industrial chemical and mining environment
  • 1-2 years of experience volunteering, working with student/school organizations, or work is required
  • Previous internship or co-op experience is preferred
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly learn and implement learned process, procedures or software
  • Strong verbal, written and listening communication skills, including presentation skills
  • Ability to effectively work with employees at all levels within the organization and external customers, suppliers and vendors
  • Maintain a clean work environment and comply with all safety and environmental policies
  • Demonstrated problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned

The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Must be able to safely perform the essential functions of the job without posing a direct threat to the safety of his or her own self, or the safety of others
  • Able to lift approximately 0-25 lbs. unassisted and regularly
  • Able to climb stairs and work at various heights
  • Able to distinguish varying or specific colors, patterns or materials
  • Able to hear, with or without correction
  • Able to read, write and understand basic English
  • Able to see, with or without correction
  • Able to travel unassisted
  • Able to use fine hand motor skills
  • Able to work in tight or closed-in spaces
  • Able to work rotating shifts and overtime as required
  • Physically able to use standard safety equipment which is rated for 300 pounds or less
  • Selected candidates will be required to successfully complete thefollowing:Post-offer/pre-placementdrug and alcohol screening, background check, physical, functional capacity examination

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