Chemical Engineering Co-Op

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Job Title: Chemical Engineering Co-Op
Location: Luling, LA, South United States, USA

Company: Bayer
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Chemical, Pesticide and Fertilizer
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Job Description:


At Bayer we're visionaries, driven to solve the world's toughest challenges and striving for a world where 'Health for all Hunger for none' is no longer a dream, but a real possibility. We're doing it with energy, curiosity and sheer dedication, always learning from unique perspectives of those around us, expanding our thinking, growing our capabilities and redefining 'impossible'. There are so many reasons to join us. If you're hungry to build a varied and meaningful career in a community of brilliant and diverse minds to make a real difference, there's only one choice.


Chemical Engineering Co-Op 


The Luling facility has a Co-op opening available for a college student

pursuing a degree in Chemical Engineering or related field who has

completed at least their sophomore year. Co-op assignments are

approximately six months and are offered for either the spring or fall

term of 2024. Direct report to the Plant Manager



The primary responsibilities of this role are to: 

  • Help improve our chemical processes, working on yield/process capacity improvements, waste reductions and reduction of cycle time, cost improvements and/or modification/design of equipment;
  • Trouble shoot and provide recommendations for mechanical equipment, improving the reliability and cost associated with a process area's mechanical equipment;
  • Design, installation and start-up of automatic process control, material, handling and distributive control systems;
  • Assist engineers in development of project objectives and scope by analyzing customer requirements and producing sketches, drawings, written descriptions or specification for customer approval;
  • Ensure compliance with engineering standards, engineering procedures, Occupational Safety and Health Administration; (OSHA)/Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) standards, plant safety standards, pressure safety design and environmental standards on all projects;
  • Work with other engineers toget an insight into maintenance and reliability improvement programs in chemical plants;
  • Perform and check engineering calculations following standard methods and principles for projects;
  • May assist with procurement process of equipment specifications, bid evaluation and contract administration;
  • Assist with conducting engineering cost, feasibility and planning studies analyzing customer needs and data including researching, investing action and coordination of other engineers, and providing recommendations to the customer;
  • Collaborate with production and technical staff on day-to-day activities such as process troubleshooting and problem solving;
  • Work with all areas of operations and compliance organizations in order to drive attainment of project goals;
  • Aid implementation of Operational Excellence program and support Process Improvement/Lean Manufacturing site wide.




Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values, more specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:


Required Qualifications:


  • Enrolled in Bachelor's or Master's Degree program in Chemical Engineering;

  • Successfully completed sophomore year or higher and returning to school upon completion of co-op;

  • Ability to drive to and from work location;

  • Willingness to work in a chemical plant environment;

  • Ability to work 40 hours per week and physically willing and able to climb stairs and ladders;

  • Available for 6 months Co-Op assignment for Spring 2024 (January to June) or Fall 2024 (June to December).


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum overall GPA of 3.0 on 4.0 scale Proficient in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point)



Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and want to impact our mission Science for a better life, we encourage you to apply now. Be part of something bigger. Be you. Be Bayer. 
To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.
Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans
Bayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) using the contact information below. 

Bayer is an E-Verify Employer.  
Location: Luling     
Division: Crop Science    
Reference Code: 797749     

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Job Post Date: 08/04/23
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