Lehigh Hanson Chemical Engineering Intern - Mason City, IA in Mason City, Iowa

AutoReqId: 7300BR

Line Of Business: Cement Operations

Department: Operations

Primary Location: Mason City-IA

Job Posting:

The Company and the Role:

Are you a Chemical, Ceramic, or Materials Engineering student? Are you looking for an opportunity to advance your career with a growing company? Spend your Summer of 2019 with an industry leader!

Before we get to the job, a little about us. Lehigh Hanson is one of the largest construction materials companies in North America with more than 550 active operations in the U.S. and Canada. Our core activities include the production and distribution of cement and aggregates, the two essential raw materials in concrete.

Lehigh Hanson companies also produce ready-mixed concrete, asphalt, and other concrete products. Lehigh Hanson is part of the HeidelbergCement Group, the global market leader in aggregates with leading positions in cement, concrete and other downstream activities. Following the acquisition of Italcementi, the company employs some 63,000 people at more than 3,000 locations in around 60 countries.

Are you excited to put the classroom knowledge you have learned so far into action? Get out of the classroom, and come and spend the summer of 2019 with an industry leader in cement. We are seeking students who are looking to get their hands dirty by immersing themselves in plant processes. This position will have the opportunity to tackle new challenges and projects and gain real-world working experience. You will have lots to talk about when you return to school in the fall!

This position will reside in Mason City, IA.

What You’ll Get to Do:

  • Put your education into action in the field to support and participate in assigned project work.

  • Support the plant operations in achieving production goals by partnering with experienced engineers, managers, and production employees in different departments.

  • Complete technical projects to gain an understanding of the operations of a cement plant and the cement industry, as well as gaining practical application of engineering skills.

  • Learn the mission of the production, maintenance, and quality departments and different job and functions.

  • Ensures compliance with all health, safety, and environmental regulations, as well as company policies and procedures

Who We Are Looking For:

  • A college student studying chemical, ceramic, or materials engineering working to earn a bachelor’s degree with the desire to learn the ins and outs of the cement industry

  • A highly organized, efficient, and process improvement mindset and skillset

  • A person that shows commitment and engagement through a strong work ethic, initiative, and utilization of abilities.

  • Someone able and willing to dive in and help solve problems in the field

  • Someone with a strong desire to work in a heavy industrial environment

  • An engineer who’s desired career path is to be promoted into different roles within the organization

  • Strong strategic thinking, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.

  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills

  • A multi-tasker who can tackle multiple projects at the same time

  • Someone that is flexible to work overtime when it is needed

Benefits & Compensation:

We appreciate that candidates have many questions when considering opportunities, so we want to let you know that we offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package, which we like to share with candidates a little bit later in the process.

No search firms, please.

Lehigh Hanson is a drug-free workplace.

Employer Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled