Internship - Glass Engineer
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POST DATE 9/13/2016
END DATE 12/15/2016
JOB DESCRIPTIONOur R&D glass technology team is excited to work with a 2017 summer intern in Littleton, CO. The Glass Intern will work with our team on development and routine activities supporting division and plant production needs. The Glass Intern will focus on improving process efficiency, lowering operating costs, evaluating new raw materials, developing new glass compositions and processes for new products and processes, and glass testing procedures.
This is a \\"hands-on,\\" high visibility position for all glass related activities within Johns Manville and will have interactions across company divisions, from production environments to laboratories to business and marketing leaders. The successful candidate must have strong technical, communication, and inter-personal skills.
The Glass Intern must also enjoy working in a laboratory supporting glass production and being part a team of engineers and technicians dedicated to this purpose. As such, an interest in technical and engineering support to production operations is an important aspect of this position.
POTENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES*Use SPC and SQC techniques to monitor and control glass chemistries for achieving property and compositional targets.*Use SPC and SQC techniques to monitor and control raw materials for glass production.*Evaluate and determine technical specifications for new and existing raw materials.*Develop and use appropriate test methods for glass properties*Provide laboratory support for solving production problems*Perform routine glass property tests and reporting of results
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS* Pursuing a bachelor's degree in Glass, Ceramics, Materials Science or Chemical Engineering* Completed junior or senior year of undergraduate course work and enrolled in classes for Fall 2017* Ability to take assigned projects and work independently* Comfortable working with high temperatures* Knowledge of analytical laboratory techniques relevant to glass and ceramics* A basic understanding of minerals and mineral processing* Experience with data mining and analysis techniques* Experience with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS* Strong organizational, computer and communication skill * Willingness to learn new tools* Able to meet commitments and deadlines* Enjoys working in a high paced team environment* Committed and passionate for results* Able to communicate effectively with team members and management* Must have excellent writing skills* GPA of at least 3.0 at an accredited college or university
The Johns Manville Internship Program is designed to provide challenging and fulfilling work in your area of expertise. We also offer additional opportunities from community service events, social outings, and intern seminars to allow you to give back, network, and gain a broader understanding of JM and its functions. We take a holistic approach to your development and are committed to providing a valuable experience for both you and the company. At the conclusion of the summer, all interns will have the opportunity to present their achievements to functional leaders at our headquarters in Denver, Colorado.
We encourage you to find out why interning with us is such a rewarding experience by checking out the internship page on our website (hyperlink) and apply today!
We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.
JM has a long history of sustainable efforts and strives to continually improve our sustainability practices through a focus on innovation, productivity and leadership that ensures we meet the needs of current stakeholders without sacrificing the needs of future generations. For additional information please read our Sustainability Report