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POST DATE 9/9/2016
END DATE 10/12/2016

Ingevity Covington, VA

Covington, VA
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Bachelors Degree



At Ingevity, we believe it takes extraordinary people to create extraordinary results. That s why we harness the exceptional ingenuity and relentless drive of our people to conquer complex customer challenges of today and tomorrow.

We are a talented, trusted and tenacious team, and we push the bounds of what s possible for our customers, day in and day out. We are creative and resourceful, constantly exploring fresh ways of bringing our people, products and processes together to solve problems, big and small. And we are determined to set and exceed standards, developing and delivering high-performance solutions that make a real difference in the real world-enabling oil to flow better, colors to shine brighter, roads to last longer and air to breathe cleaner.

In the end, we know it takes the right people with the right attitude to achieve the improbable. People who understand that there is no challenge too big and no contribution too small. People with the ability to solve and the commitment to stay the course. People who work together to create meaningful impact and exponential results, for our customers and the world around us.

With about 1,500 employees worldwide, we operate in 13 countries and serve customers in more than 100 nations. But no matter where we re doing business, we do things the right way with a focus on integrity, sustainability, and positively contributing to the communities in which our employees live and

Few Co-op positions give you as much exposure to the engineering process. As an Ingevity Chemical Engineering Co-op, you ll apply classroom knowledge to meaningful projects which have direct impact on productivity and our company s bottom line. Our Co-ops are challenged to conduct process engineering work in the analysis, planning and control of the manufacturing process. By the end of your assignment, our mission is to have positively impacted your curriculum and career goals in preparation for life after college.


Apply your skills to increase efficiency, reliability and productivity in Ingevity s manufacturing environment as you own assignments which support production and project engineers. In this role, heavy emphasis is placed on safety, teamwork, process improvement and troubleshooting. As stewards of the community and the environment, you will process troubleshooting through sampling, testing, and analysis. This role provides support to the plant s process safety and quality management systems as you also gain a knowledge and appreciation for reducing environmental impact as an engineering professional.


* Sophomore or junior level student in pursuit of Bachelor s degree in engineering is required

* Technical aptitude, a hands-on mindset and software proficiency in MS Word and Excel

* Strong attention to detail

* Ability to organize and prioritize workload

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills

* Flexibility to travel: under 5%

Ingevity is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.