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Product Development Intern
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Celanese | Florence, KY
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Celanese is a Fortune 500 global chemical innovation company that engineers and manufactures chemicals used in products essential to everyday living. Headquartered in Dallas, TX, we employ over 7,700 dedicated people working between 43 facilities across 18 countries. We are committed to employee growth and creating shareholder value to ensure continued opportunities make a difference. Our company focuses on the safety of its employees, provides competitive compensation, and emphasizes giving back to the community. For more information about Celanese and our products please visit www.celanese.com


The intern will be assigned to support various projects and testing support needs in the Celanese New Product Development Team.

The intern will support:

* The development of material solutions for mechanical, thermal, and other properties critical to the customer
* Working closely with development, commercial, and manufacturing teams to accelerate scaleup and commercialization
* Benchmarking competitive products to understand value vs competition
* Developing new products for engineering thermoplastics and collaborate with cross-functional teams to commercialize these products.
* Using a variety of sources and ideation techniques to develop new technology concepts that enable new product properties as well as applications
* Equipment or Method implementation/development/optimization
* Hands-on testing support
* Creation of technical reports based on data generated and possible presentation of same in appropriate forum


* Working towards Bachelors in chemistry, chemical engineering, material science, or polymer science (or related fields). Must be graduating Dec. 2020 or May 2021
* Must be able to work in the U.S. with no restriction
* Excellent presentation and communication skills
* Works well in team environment and possess the interpersonal and communication skills needed to work effectively in cross-functional teams
* Works safely in the laboratory and plant setting
* Technical writing skills
* Courage to work independently (with appropriate mentorship) to realize benefits
* Preferred background in polymer structure-property relationships and polymer blends
* Preferred working knowledge of analytical characterization techniques for rheological, mechanical and, thermal properties of polymers
* Preferred working knowledge of polymer processes including compounding with twin screw extruders and injection molding.