Manufacturing Technology Co-Op
Memphis, TN 
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Job Description
Job Description

Process Co-Op Engineer (Chemical or Mechanical Engineering)
IFF provides a unique combination of functional, nutritional and economical benefits to customers through innovative soy technologies and ingredients. The Memphis facility is one manufacturing plant in IFF's global operation that produces these high-quality soy ingredients.
In today's work environment, many companies prefer co-op experience before hiring new graduates. IFF sponsors an engineering co-op program to provide challenging work assignments that enable students to develop skills through practical application. Our program is designed to promote awareness, and to enhance education and future growth opportunities.
IFF's Memphis facility offers co-op assignments year-round, and assignments typically include a semester and a summer. This document offers a general overview. Specific responsibilities and requirements may vary among operating facilities and businesses.
Position Benefits:
* Significant technical learning opportunity in a professional work environment
* Unit operations - Separations, evaporation, drying, bulk solids handling
* Skills utilized - project design/management, process safety management, process control, thermodynamics/heat transfer, material and energy balances
* Increased marketability for employment upon graduation
* Food industry experience; Continuous Improvement/Six Sigma exposure
* Opportunity to work with a variety of skilled professionals with diverse roles and responsibilities including Production, Process Technology, Engineering, Maintenance
* Competitive compensation
Major Responsibilities:
As a member of the process engineering group for the Memphis, Tennessee manufacturing site, the co-op position will assist engineering and technical resources in the following areas:
* Provide support to engineers in executing plant trials and troubleshooting daily production and maintenance issues
* Write experimental outlines, execute and report findings
* Provide administrative and technical support to manufacturing
* Offer technical support to production and maintenance
* Provide capital project and process design support
* Process Safety Management
* Some shift work may be required

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements
* Must be able to work safe and comply with all corporate/site EHS guidelines and policies
* Comply with guidelines established by education facility's career services center
* Currently enrolled undergraduate as a sophomore, junior or senior working toward receiving a BS degree in an Engineering field, preferably Chemical or Mechanical
* Program is NOT designed for BS degreed or graduate level students
* Minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (Cumulative and Major)
* Possess strong math and statistical background and a technical aptitude for unit operations
* Good interpersonal/communication skills (oral and written); able to contribute in a team-oriented environment
* Proficient with MS Office package (specifically Word and Excel)

Nearest Major Market: Memphis

It is IFF's policy to comply with applicable federal, state and local laws and to provide equal employment opportunity to Company employees and applicants for employment, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital or civil union status, pregnancy, ancestry, citizenship, age, military or veteran status, protected disability, genetic characteristics, HIV status or any other characteristic protected by law. This policy applies to all aspects of the Company's employment practices, including but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, transfers, promotions, compensation and terminations. Any employee requiring an accommodation of a protected disability should notify management or his or her Human Resources Representative. Employees with questions or concerns about discrimination in the workplace are encouraged to bring these issues to the attention of his or her Human Resources Representative or any other member of management. Appropriate disciplinary action up to and including termination may be taken against any employee who violates this policy.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
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