Production Engineer Co-Ops

InnophosChicago Heights, IL

3 months ago


Job Title

Process/Production Engineer Intern or Co-op - Summer 2024

Job Location

Chicago Heights, IL60411

Job Overview

In this role, you will be exposed to a challenging manufacturing environment and work with various aspects of the production process. This includes root cause analysis, process troubleshooting, and process optimization. You will also learn about safety, process operations, process chemistry, meeting timelines, and project management. Assignments will be aligned with company goals and require collaboration with staff at all levels to develop and implement solutions.


  • Market competitive hourly rate
  • Overtime eligible
  • Paid observed holidays
  • No housing, health, welfare, vacation, or sick benefits


  • Ensure plant safety
  • Learn and document processes
  • Gain knowledge in statistical process control (SPC) and variation
  • Apply process optimization techniques
  • Familiarize with lab test methods and procedures
  • Compile presentations for completed projects and present to management


  • Completion of sophomore college year in Chemical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software
  • Familiarity with MS-Access is a plus
  • Basic chemistry lab experience
  • Demonstrated ability to work in teams
  • Leadership skills

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People who completed this type of internship end up in the following types of jobs

Top majors

That get hired for this type of internship

  • Mechanical Engineering34%

  • Engineering20%

  • Industrial Engineering10%

  • Chemical Engineering7%

  • Petroleum Engineering5%

  • 113 other majors21%

People who did this kind of internship end up at the following companies

  • Boeing
  • John Deere
  • General Motors
  • ConocoPhillips
  • Lockheed Martin
Estimated Monthly Living Expenses

For Chicago Heights, IL | $4,214/mo

  • Housing/Rent$2,264

  • Miscellaneous$909

  • Food$439

  • Transportation$328

  • Utilities$274


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