Process Engineering Intern - Don Plant, ID

Location: 

Pocatello, ID, US, 83204-7510

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. We are a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.

Summary

This position will contribute to the company’s efficiency, profits, growth and environmental compliance, by providing assistance with the various plant process areas. Chemical Engineering knowledge and principles are applied to assist with process optimization, compliance and new product development support at the operating plant.

 

 

Pocatello, Idaho:

Pocatello is located in southeast Idaho near the western foothills of the Rocky Mountains along the Oregon Trail. The city has 32 parks, a Museum of Natural History, the Fort Hall Replica, Golf Courses, Swimming Complex, Bike & Hiking Trails, Pocatello Junction, Skate Park, and the Pocatello Zoo are just of few of the attractions visitors and residents enjoy.

Key Responsibilities

  • Time management for efficient project completion.
  • Development of communication skills, written and verbal.
  • Performs bench testing, assimilates and calculates obtained data, and produces meaningful final reports to provide information for engineering supervisors.
  • Performs process engineering requiring knowledge and application of basic engineering principles under close guidance and supervision of supervisors
  • Use computer-assisted engineering software and equipment to perform engineering tasks
  • Participates within teams in establishing the appropriate designs, engineering and execution processes
  • Analyzes the quality of fertilizer products, raw materials, and intermediate process streams by weighing, preparing, measuring, calculating and passing off on data taken from samples.
  • Cleans, calibrates, and repairs process testing equipment to insure accurate measurements and operation for laboratory testing. Keeps work area clean, safe and organized by cleaning glassware, counters and surfaces. Makes minor repairs to lab equipment as necessary.
  • Prepares chemical solutions for use as standards, reagents for quality control or solutions for processing experiments following standardized formulas or experimental procedures.
  • Candidate must also be able to stand for extended periods of time and occasionally be able to lift up to 50 pounds.

Typical Education

Enrollment in an Academic Chemical Engineering program from a nationally accredited educational facility/university

Relevant Experience

  • Enrollment in an Academic Chemical Engineering program from a nationally accredited educational facility/university.
  • Candidate must be willing to learn the process operation and work in a plant and process lab setting.
  • Prefer a sophomore or above in credit standing who will work in conjunction with pursuit of chemical engineering degree and/or will return to school at the completion of the internship/coop.
  • Computer knowledge in Microsoft applications including Word and Excel required.

Other Information

Duration:  January 2024 - July/August 2024

Job Requisition ID:  14923

Travel Required: None

Location(s): ABW Don Plant - Pocatello

Country: United States

Wage range or rate of pay: $20 - $22/HR 

The compensation offered to the successful applicant may vary based on factors including experience, skills, education, location, and other job-related reasons.

Attractive total rewards package that includes:

  • Medical, dental, vision coverage
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • 10 Paid Holidays (where applicable)
  • Paid Time Off (where applicable)
  • Relocation Assistance Program (where applicable)
  • Education Assistance (where applicable)
  • Benefits details available at simplotbenefits.com


**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.**