Industrial Chemist Intern

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Job Title: Industrial Chemist Intern
Location: Muscatine, IA, Midwest United States, USA

Company: Bayer
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Chemical, Pesticide and Fertilizer
Job Type: Internship/Summer Work Experience
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.


Industrial Chemist Intern 



The Industrial Chemist Intern will apply chemistry and safety principles in a chemical manufacturing environment. Responsibilities will include the application of organic, analytical, and general chemistry concepts to various chemical manufacturing processes



  • Work closely with current industrial chemist to define projects, troubleshoot process chemistry issues, and communicate findings and results on a regular basis
  • Comply with Site safety rules and actively work to improve lab safety
  • Proactively identify possible safety hazards associated with individual experimental design. Work with industrial chemist and industrial hygiene to reduce or eliminate associated hazards
  • Monitor and analyze operating data from the manufacturing process using statistical tools, both proactively (statistical quality/process control) and reactively (troubleshooting)
  • Assist with the development of various project scopes
  • Assist production personnel (engineers and technicians) in troubleshooting and correcting problems related to yields, capacity, quality, environmental compliance and/or safety
  • Working knowledge of analytical chemistry to effectively analyze and apply data to working projects
  • Present on major project findings or updates in an oral or report style presentation at the end of assignment



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:



  • Current enrollment in a Bachelor's, Master's, or PhD chemistry degree program
  • Successfully completed sophomore year or higher and returning to school upon completion of intern or co-op assignment
  • At least 1 year of research experience in an organic chemistry lab
  • Ability to commute daily to and from work location in Muscatine, IA
  • 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



  • Minimum overall GPA of 3.0 on 4.0 scale
  • 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: Muscatine     
Division: Crop Science    
Reference Code: 797329     

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Job Post Date: 08/04/23
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