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Glass Science Intern (Chemical Engineering)

Toledo, OH, US, 43611

Based in Toledo, Ohio, Libbey Inc. is one of the largest glass tableware manufacturers in the world. Libbey operates manufacturing plants in the U.S., Mexico, China, Portugal and the Netherlands. In existence since 1818, the company supplies tabletop products to retail, foodservice and business-to-business customers in over 100 countries. Additional information is available at www.libbey.com.

Position Title:            Glass Science (Chemical Engineering) Internship

 

Libbey, Inc is the leading producer of glass tableware products in the Western Hemisphere and one of the largest glass tableware manufacturers in the world.  It designs and markets an extensive line of high-quality glass tableware, ceramic dinnerware, metal flatware, hollowware and serveware items to a broad group of customers in the foodservice, retail, and business-to-business markets in over 100 countries.

 

Responsibilities

  • Assist with glass strength analysis and ion strengthening processes
  • Test restaurant inventories to determine glass strength and typical life span
  • Support product issue resolutions related to glass defects/customer complaints
  • Assist with R&D efforts to improve glass coating processes
  • Support the investigation of glass weathering
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Requirements & Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • Must be currently enrolled as a student at a post-secondary university or educational institution. Successful completion of coursework related to Chemical Engineering preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Sound communication skills with the ability to grasp complex topics quickly
  • PC Skills and proficient with Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint etc.)
  • Motivated self-starter with eagerness to learn and apply engineering concepts and principles to production environments
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Problem solving and analytical skills
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD & Solidworks desired; not preferred
  • Ability to exercise good judgement and safe work practices within the production facility
  • Frequent sitting, using hands/fingers to operate office tools and equipment
  • Long periods of computer operation
  • Standing/walking in glass production environment
  • Occasional reaching above shoulders, stooping, kneeling, and/or crouching
  • Occasional lifting and/or moving up to 20 pounds

 

Libbey Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other federal, state, or local protected class.

 

Libbey Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, age, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other federal, state, or local protected class.


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