R&D Co-Op

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POST DATE 9/10/2016
END DATE 1/25/2017

GAF Ennis, TX

Company
GAF
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
5391-1496
Location
Ennis, TX
Job Type
Regular
AJE Ref #
576131940

JOB DESCRIPTION

GAF, founded in 1886, is a $3 billion company with 3,200 employees and is a leader in the building materials industry. As America's largest roofing manufacturer, GAF has built a strong and solid product and customer franchise driven by continuous product innovation and through finding ways to better serve and connect with its customers. GAF has sustained a strong financial and operating performance over the past several years, driven from its leading capabilities, strong culture, and a business that is only partly dependent on economic cycles in the construction industry. Labeled the best in quality and most-recommended by our customers, GAF believes that employees remain our greatest strength and best competitive advantage. Build your future as we build the American dream - one roof at a time.



We currently have opportunities for two R&D Co-ops- one in Spring and one in Fall at our location in Ennis, TX. CO-Opportunity is a chance for you to learn about your chosen field in a real work environment with experienced GAF professionals. We are offering co-ops in multiple plant locations to those students who are working toward undergraduate degrees in chemical, electrical and mechanical engineering. Each assignment lasts a semester, and you may be invited to return to GAF for additional terms while you continue your education. You'll be involved in high-profile projects as an integral member of our working teams.







Requirements:



Must be pursuing a Bachelors Degree in Chemical Engineering.

All candidates must have a minimum 2.8 GPA, at least sophomore standing.

Must be a U.S. Citizen.

Problem solving, project management and communication skills are all necessary as is the ability to operate in a team environment.

Must have ability to generate accurate and concise technical reports. Should have computer skills in MS Excel, MS Word. Basic knowledge of MS Visio and Auto CAD.

We offer a competitive salary and paid holidays. At GAF, we believe our employees are our greatest resource. GAF is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to workplace diversity. M/F/D/V.



Come build your future as we build the American dream- one roof at a time.







For more information or to apply, please visit our website at www.gaf.com