Based in Wichita, Kansas, Koch Industries, Inc. is one of the largest private companies in America with estimated annual revenues as high as $100 billion, according to Forbes. It owns a diverse group of companies involved in refining, chemicals, and biofuels; forest and consumer products; fertilizers; polymers and fibers; process and pollution control systems; electronics, software and data analytics; minerals; glass; automotive components; ranching; commodity trading; and investments.
Since 2003, Koch companies have invested nearly $100 billion in acquisitions and other capital expenditures. With a presence in 50 countries, Koch companies employ nearly 120,000 people worldwide, with about 65,000 of those in the United States. From January 2009 to present, Koch companies have earned more than 1,300 awards for safety, environmental excellence, community stewardship, innovation, and customer service.
Koch companies have positions nationwide.
A Day In The Life May Include:
- Participate in Process Hazard Analyses (PHAs), with involvement in assessment of PHA effectiveness and actions/projects needed.
- Assistance with design and roll-out of process safety education efforts for facility personnel
- Frequent input and review of process safety risk reduction practices and projects
- Interaction with facility Management of Change work processes, including field walk-downs and drawing reviews
- Participate in projects requiring chemical engineering expertise with a process safety focus
The Koch internship program is an in-depth experience, placing interns in a challenging and meaningful work environment that includes value-added project involvement and professional mentoring. This internship is designed to lead to a full-time position after graduation in our Koch Industries, Inc. (KII) Rotational EH&S Professional (REP) Program. This program is a 2-year program that provides qualified entry level candidates with rotational work-experiences at two different sites in the areas of refining, petrochemicals, ethanol, fertilizer, ammonia, and pipeline and terminals. The goal of the program is to develop an understanding of the many aspects of process safety in a variety of industrial environments while allowing the candidate to demonstrate their ability to grow within KII as a Process Safety Engineer. Mentorship is a hallmark of the program.
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What You Will Need (Requirements):
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Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.
- Will have completed a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Chemical Engineering on or before June 2020
- Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
- Some sites have certain physical requirements including but not limited to:
- Performing physically demanding tasks repetitively for extended periods of time (i.e., lifting, walking, climbing, stooping, standing, pushing and/or pulling)
- Wearing necessary Personal Protection Equipment (i.e., hard hats, safety glasses, face shield, chemical suit, respirator, ear plugs, hearing protection, steel-toe boots or safety shoes)
- Willingness to participate in the 2-year full time rotational program after graduation.
- This role is not eligible for work visa sponsorship