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Job Title: Intern, Chemical Engineering
Location: Geismar, LA, South United States, USA
Company: Nutrien Ltd.
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Aquaculture, Fishing, Seafood
Career Type: Sales/Retail
Job Type: Internship/Summer Work Experience
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: Competitive
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Intern, Chemical Engineering- (Geismar, Louisiana, U.S.A.)
At Nutrien, our Purpose is to grow our world from the ground up and we do so with safety and integrity as our core values. Nothing is more important than sending our people home safe, every day.
Nutrien is a leading provider of agricultural products, services, and solutions. With approximately 20,000 employees world-wide, we are the largest producer of potash (by capacity) and one of the world’s largest producers of nitrogen and phosphate. We also operate a leading agriculture retail network that services over 500,000 growers.
We harvest the best. Diverse views and experience make us strong. We look for people who have a safety-first mindset, who are collaborative team players, who deliver on their commitments, who are innovators in search of a better way, and who believe in inclusion.
Working at Nutrien will provide you an opportunity to help us Feed the Future and grow your career.
This is a summer internship which will last approximately 12 weeks.
What you will do:
  • Provide technical support for the Operating Units of the plant which produce Ammonia, Urea, Nitric Acid and Urea Ammonium Nitrate (UAN)
  • Learn the chemical processes for production of ammonia, urea, nitric acid and urea ammonium nitrate
  • Develop and monitor key performance indicators of the production units
  • Identify improvement opportunities of the units
  • Provide technical support for troubleshooting plant issues and implementing corrective actions
  • Learn and participate in the Process Safety Management (PSM) program, including Management of Change (MOC), Pre-Startup Safety Review (PSSR), Process Hazard Analysis (PHA), Process Safety Information (PSI), and Operating Procedures
  • Report on causes of production losses and downtime
  • Report on plant efficiency and determining optimization of production rates
  • Update Piping & Instrument Diagrams (P&IDS) and Process Flow Diagrams (PFDs)
  • Monitor performance of plant equipment such as pumps, compressors, turbines, heat exchangers, separation towers, reactors, etc.
  • Monitor catalyst performance for the production of ammonia and nitric acid
  • Perform heat and material balances on different systems in the facility
  • Develop process models using Aspen or HYSYS
  • Other duties as assigned
What you will bring:
  • Active pursuit of a Bachelors’ Degree in Chemical Engineering or equivalent degree program
  • Must be willing to exercise engineering knowledge gained through studies and learn “real world” application
  • Must be a self-starter, energetic, and proactive
  • Working conditions are office environment and field work within the facility
  • Must have strong and proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to obtain a TWIC (Transportation Worker Identification Credential) card
Are you a good match? Apply today!
Nutrien is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to creating an inclusive workplace.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics
You may be required to undergo a background check and substance test in accordance with Nutrien policies. While we appreciate all applications we receive, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.
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Job Post Date: 01/12/21
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