Intern, Chemical Engineer in Tulsa, OK at REG

Date Posted: 11/4/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Tulsa, OK
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/4/2019

Job Description

Our comprehensive, 12-week paid internship program gives you the opportunity to test your skills working for the nation’s leading producer of cleaner fuels and developer of renewable chemicals. This internship will begin May 18, 2020 and end August 7, 2020.

POSITION PURPOSE:
The purpose of this position is to assist with a variety of engineering duties with a focus on supporting the production of Renewable Diesel (RD) fuel and related co-products.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Technical Support
• Provide technical and engineering support to the Geismar RD plants
• Obtain equipment specifications and price quotations for new or replacement equipment as needed

Research Function

• Perform background research on projects using journals and online tools Monitor progress of R&D projects at contract pilot plant and lab facilities

Analysis Function
• Perform process engineering and design work on plant improvement projects
• Perform analysis on potential plant process optimizations
• Conduct analyses and experiments to identify opportunities for improving or economizing operations without sacrificing product quality
• Recommend changes to improve efficiencies
• Analyze data from contract lab and pilot plant facilities

Other frequent duties:
• Interact with various internal departments including sales, finance, logistics, quality and others to provide technical support and knowledge

Perform other duties as assigned


JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
Education Required:
Pursuing a bachelor’s degree – Chemical/Biological Engineering with lab experience required or related degree
**Senior or Junior status required
Skills Required:
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Word, Visio)
Basic accounting skills
Advanced math skills

Special skills or knowledge preferred:
Ability to give detailed instructions
Process simulations
Process data historians
Project Management
Biodiesel/Renewable Diesel production or related processes

REG is committed to creating a diverse environment and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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