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Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Process Engineering Intern- Summer 2020- Granville, NY in Granville, New York

Position description

Position will support the Engineering Department for the 2020 summer season. Exact responsibilities are specific to the needs of the business.
Primary focus will be to support the implementation of projects specific to process engineering.


-At least a Junior currently pursuing a degree in Chemical or Mechanical engineering.
-Previous manufacturing experience a plus.
-Able to operate independently and as a member of a team.
-Able to read and follow SOP's, labels, and instructions.
-Ability to work in manufacturing environment- climb stairs, work on cement floors around noise, dust and heat.
Additional description

About Granville, NY:

Located within rural Washington County in Upstate New York.

Glens Falls/Queensbury, NY- 40 minutes

Saratoga Springs, NY- 50 minutes

Manchester, VT- 30 minutes

Bounded on the east by the Green Mountains of Vermont, the north by Lake Champlain and Lake George, the west by Saratoga Springs and the south by the Capital District.

Many local outdoor recreational opportunities. This includes a recreational trail that runs directly behind the site.
About the Facility:

Since 1961, manufactures a variety of PVC, polyurethane, and high performance specialty foams for bonding, sealing and vibration damping.

Primary markets served include automotive, life science, industrial and habitat.

Employs around 130 people in the following departments:


Product Management/Marketing/Sales/Customer Care


Research and Development

Technical Services


Materials Management (Sourcing and Planning)

Human Resources

Environmental, Safety and Health Management

Three shifts/five days a week.

Not accessible by public transportation.
Who are we ?

Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics is one of seven businesses within the Innovative Materials Sector, which is spear-heading the advancement of innovation within the Group. Performance Plastics is a recognized leader in the advanced polymer technology market with access to state-of-the-art manufacturing and research & development facilities around the world.
Through close partnerships with our business leaders, our team works to support the achievement of business goals while emphasizing the PPL values of accountability, trust, initiative, respect and helping.

Saint-Gobain is committed to diversity and inclusion. We believe that a work environment which embraces diversity will enable us to get the best out of the broadest spectrum of people to sustain strong business performance and competitive advantage. By building an inclusive culture, each employee can develop a sense of belonging, and have the opportunity to maximize their personal potential. Therefore the Company's approved Employment Equity Plan and Targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process. As an Equal Opportunities employer, we also therefore actively encourage and welcome people with various disabilities to apply.

Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities