Momentive Performance Materials LLC Naturals Product Development Intern (1 and 2) in Tarrytown, New York
Naturals Product Development Intern (1 and 2)Position Summary:
Summer 2023 internship opportunity in NY. As a part of a product development team, the candidate will focus on developing new products within the 'Natural Derived" area. Synthesize polymers in the lab and performed test to determine product performance. The candidate will have an opportunity to interact with other business functions including marketing and analytical teams.Job Description:
Preparation of new polymers in laboratory scale including samples for customers
Characterization of polymers and particles by techniques such as microscopy, particle size, surface energy, rheology, tribology.
Summarize lab data and draw conclusions by data analysis.
Follow lab safety protocols and maintain lab notebook.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS / WORK ENVIRONMENT
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, bend, stoop, crouch, twist, turn, lift, and move about the facility. Walking, walking on irregular surfaces, and balancing will be required. Reaching, feeling, finger movement, grasping, hearing, sight, and the ability to speak clearly will be required. Regularly lifting, carrying, pushing, and pulling up to 50 lbs. The ability to wear personal protective equipment; and the ability to pass a fit-test and wear a respirator is required for most positions. The environment for this position is a laboratory setting. Candidates should be able to adapt to a traditional business environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Additional Details: Minimum Requirements:
Undergraduate/graduate in Chemical Engineering, Polymer Chemistry, Physical Science, Cosmetic Science, Chemistry and related discipline.
Hands on experience working in lab. Including synthetic skills
Curious with ability to draw conclusions from complex experiments
The candidate must be actively enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program at the time of application and for at least one semester following the conclusion of the internship.
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