2022-2023 Campus Graduate - Operations (Mfg & Eng)

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Position: 2022-2023 Campus Graduate - Operations (Mfg & Eng)

Primary location Midland (MI, USA), Michigan, United States of America

Schedule: Full time

Date Posted: 09/01/2022

Job Number: R2034275



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Description

Dow is seeking New College Graduates with a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree for entry level Engineer opportunities in Operations.

ABOUT OPERATIONS: The Operations function within Dow is comprised of four unique focus areas that translate business strategies into operations priorities and results. The focus areas are Manufacturing, Technical Expertise & Support (TES), Environmental, Health, & Safety Operations (EH&S), and Emergency Services, & Security (ES&S). 

ABOUT YOU: Your job will include a broad range of responsibilities in a variety of different work settings such as chemical plant safety and environmental performance, process operation, optimization, modification, maintenance, and technology implementation. Engineers must use sound technical judgment to enable safe and efficient plant operations. We invite you to help us combine world-class expertise, future-focused technologies, and sustainability to solve global issues. You’ll work as part of a team at Dow and we have many opportunities to address challenging real-world problems. 

The majority of the positions are available in Louisiana, Michigan and Texas. Limited positions may exist in other sites in the United States. 

Some Dow facilities are positioned near navigable waterways and are deemed TWIC® facilities as per the Maritime Transportation Security Act. Please review this FAQ on TWIC® credentialing and acceptable documentation. If placed at a location that is deemed a TWIC facility, the successful candidate must be willing and able to adhere to the TWIC credentialing requirements.

Primary Responsibilities: 

Chemical Engineer

(Key Roles: Production, Process, Process Automation, Project Controls, or Improvement Engineer

You will fill one of several technical resource roles where you will provide technical support to plant operating personnel in order to maintain the safe, reliable, and efficient operations.   Key responsibilities may include such items as manufacturing process troubleshooting and problem solving, preventive maintenance, yield and process improvements, waste reduction, safety enhancements, process control, cost optimization, project management and implementation, equipment design, and new technology implementation. 

Mechanical Engineer

(Key Roles: Production, Hardware Design, Maintenance/Reliability, Project Controls, or Improvement Engineer)  

You will fill one of several technical resource roles where you will provide technical support to plant operating personnel in order to maintain the safe, reliable, and efficient operations.   Key responsibilities may include providing technical expertise in areas such as maintenance & reliability as well as production operations and project engineering.  Responsibilities may range from chemical plant operations, process improvements, predictive maintenance, failure analysis, and vessel & Piping design to manufacturing process troubleshooting and problem solving, preventive maintenance, yield and process improvements, waste reduction, safety enhancements, process control, cost optimization, project management and implementation, equipment design, and new technology implementation. 

Electrical Engineer 

(Key Roles: Production, Hardware Design, Maintenance/Reliability, Project Controls, or Improvement Engineer)  

You will fill one of several technical resource roles where you will provide technical support to plant operating personnel in order to maintain the safe, reliable, and efficient operations.   Key responsibilities may include providing technical expertise in areas such as maintenance & reliability as well as power plant production operations and project engineering.  Responsibilities may range from power plant operations, process improvements, predictive maintenance, failure analysis, and MCC/Transformer/Switchgear design to electrical instrumentation troubleshooting and problem solving, preventive maintenance, process improvements, safety enhancements, motor control, cost optimization, project management and implementation, equipment design, and new technology implementation. 

Civil Engineer 

(Key Roles: Project Controls or Hardware Design Engineer

Responsibilities may include project work ranging in size from small plant improvements to design of large new facilities. The civil engineer applies expertise to concrete, structural steel, and site development plans while collaborating with a team of civil engineers and designers to coordinate with other design disciplines, such as construction, procurement, project management, project engineering, project controls, process engineering, and process automation, in order to successfully complete the design of the civil portion of work for capital projects.  

Material Science / Metallurgical Engineer 

(Key Roles: Maintenance Engineer or Hardware Design Engineer) 

Responsibilities may include work ranging in size from small plant material of construction improvements to the metallurgical design of large new facilities. The Material Science/Metallurgical engineer applies expertise in material science to collaborate with facility teams and designers. This engineer also coordinates with other design disciplines, such as construction, procurement, project management, project engineering, project controls, and process engineering, in order to successfully complete the selection of the most effective materials for projects and daily maintenance. 

Required Qualifications: 

  • A Bachelor or Master Degree in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Civil Engineering or Material Science / Metallurgical Engineering. 
  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.70 with a preferred GPA of 3.00 or higher (on a 4.00 scale) at your current University.  
  • A minimum requirement for this US-based position is the ability to work legally in the United States.  No visa sponsorship/support is available for this position, including for any type of U.S. permanent residency (green card) process. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A preferred graduation date of no later than September 2023.
  • Enrolled in an ABET accredited program 

Contingencies:

  • Reliable attendance is an expectation of every Dow employee, therefore the successful student must be able to provide their own accommodation, and have their own reliable transportation to the plant site daily. Our plant sites are not on public transportation routes.

Dow Offers: 

  • A robust total rewards program, including: competitive base pay, variable pay that rewards individual, team, and Company performance, and comprehensive benefits
  • On-going learning opportunities within a diverse, inclusive and rewarding work environment 
  • Career experiences that can span different Dow businesses and functions with opportunities for personal and professional growth 
  • The chance to work within a global company and interact with colleagues from around the world 
  • Opportunities that spark your imagination and ignite your passion to help others 

About Dow

Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines global breadth; asset integration and scale; focused innovation and materials science expertise; leading business positions; and environmental, social and governance (ESG) leadership to achieve profitable growth and deliver a sustainable future. The Company's ambition is to become the most innovative, customer centric, inclusive and sustainable materials science company in the world. Dow's portfolio of plastics, industrial intermediates, coatings and silicones businesses delivers a broad range of differentiated, science-based products and solutions for its customers in high-growth market segments, such as packaging, infrastructure, mobility and consumer applications. Dow operates 104 manufacturing sites in 31 countries and employs approximately 35,700 people. Dow delivered sales of approximately $55 billion in 2021. References to Dow or the Company mean Dow Inc. and its subsidiaries. For more information, please visit www.dow.com or follow @DowNewsroom on Twitter.

As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Dow is committed to equal opportunities in employment.  We encourage every employee to bring their whole self to work each day to not only deliver more value, but also have a more fulfilling career. Further information regarding Dow's equal opportunities is available on www.dow.com.

Dow is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and is committed to providing opportunities without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at http://www.dow.com/en-us/contact-us or you may call us at 1-833-My Dow HR and select option 0, then press *.

Location

As a 2022-2023 Campus Graduate - Operations (Mfg & Eng), you will live and work around Midland (MI, USA), Michigan, United States of America:

Employs: 5,000 individuals
Our footprint: Global headquarters for Dow
Our city: Ranked in the top 5 for the Best Small City to raise a family in by Forbes magazine
Nearby: Detroit (2 hours away) and Ann Arbor (2 hours away)