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2023 Fall Process Engineering R&D Co-Op

Here at Parker LORD, our purpose is simple yet powerful: we work alongside customers as a trusted partner to enable technology breakthroughs that change the world for the better. To do this, we need the strongest possible talent and our Internship Programs have been developed in a way that you get an opportunity to show us your potential. These programs have been in place for years at Parker LORD and some of our most successful leaders started their career with us in an Internship role. Do you want to become one of our future success stories? By joining our Internship Program, you will become a valued member of our team - tackling challenging issues, delivering truly impactful results, and providing you the opportunity to grow both technically and personally through practical working experience. You will contribute to the Process Engineering team focused on scaling up new chemical adhesive products and supporting our manufacturing plants in the US, Europe, and Asia. You will work alongside engineers, scientists, and technicians in a laboratory and pilot plant environment. The team is focused on developing precise manufacturing processes, launching new products, troubleshooting manufacturing issues, and automation of our chemical manufacturing. Typical tasks may include laboratory tests, executing scale up manufacturing batches, design of experiments, statistical analysis, equipment design, and sensor instrumentation.
This Co-Op will be from August 22nd, 2023 to December 16th, 2023.
We are the innovators, the disrupters, the change agents. Join our team, and together, let’s challenge what’s possible and shape tomorrow with greater ideas…Enabling Engineering Breakthroughs that Lead to a Better Tomorrow.

With direct supervision, you will learn and perform the various aspects of the function by:
Acquiring knowledge of various department’s operations, functions, responsibilities, and workflow.
Observing work assignments performed by others and actively participate in hands-on projects and/or special assignments.
Maintaining communication with program coach/mentor to provide feedback on departmental assignments and program improvements.
Attending related training and applying it in work assignments.
Performing other related responsibilities.

The requirements to be part of the Programs are:
GPA 3.0 or better
Being enrolled in a Bachelor’s or advanced degree program in Chemical Engineering, Polymer Science or related degree program.
Strong leadership skills and a “can do” attitude.
Strong technical aptitude and analytical and problem-solving skills.
Strong computer proficiency and the ability to quickly learn new applications.
Strong innovation and creative thinking, self-motivated.
Proven ability to handle confidential information.
Detail oriented individual with demonstrated organizational skills.
Ability to prioritize work and handle multiple tasks.
Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
Ability to work effectively with others and be a participative team member.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook).

Parker Hannifin is a Fortune 250 global leader in motion and control technologies. For more than a century the company has been enabling engineering breakthroughs that lead to a better tomorrow. Learn more at or @parkerhannifin.

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