Muscatine Engineer Co-Op

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Job Title: Muscatine Engineer Co-Op
Location: Muscatine, IA, Midwest 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.


Muscatine Engineer Co-Op 


The Engineering Co-Op will apply engineering and safety principles in a manufacturing

environment with responsibilities consisting of the application of engineering knowledge to

projects within the facility.




The primary responsibilities of this role are to: 


  • Work with and learn from Engineers and Staff to improve our chemical processes, yield/process

    capacity improvements, waste reductions and reduction of cycle time, cost improvements and/or

    modification/design of equipment;

  • Troubleshoot 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


  • Ensure compliance with engineering standards, engineering procedures, Occupational Safety and

    Health Administration (OSHA), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) standards, site safety


  • Pressure safety design and environmental standards on all projects;

  • Gain insight into maintenance and reliability improvement programs for chemical plants;

  • Perform and check engineering calculations following standard methods and principles for projects;

  • Assist with procurement process of equipment specifications, bid evaluation and contract


  • 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 to drive attainment of project goals;

  • Support process improvement/Lean Manufacturing site wide;

  • Present on major or project findings or updates in an oral or report style presentation at the end of





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:


  • Current enrollment in Bachelor’s or Master's degree program in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering,

    Electrical Engineering, Environmental Science, or related Engineering degree

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

  • Ability to commute daily to and from work location in Muscatine, IA

  • Willingness to work in a chemical manufacturing environment

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


Preferred Experience/Qualifications:


  • At least 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: Muscatine     
Division: Crop Science    
Reference Code: 799455     

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Job Post Date: 08/11/23
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