ACCI Specialty Materials has a chemistry internship position open at our Harrisonville, MO location. This position will provide an opportunity for students who are currently pursuing a degree in chemistry, materials science, chemical/materials engineering or related field. The intern will work closely together with the company process development department and have a significant role in day-to-day operations of the company. Opportunity exists for this position to continue through the academic year on a part-time basis to allow for class schedule, or a full-time basis.
Follow all safety guidelines and procedures.
Learn to operate analytical instrumentation through written procedures and training.
Routine, and non-routine chemical analysis with instrumentation such as HPLC, GC, Karl Fisher, Differential Scanning Calorimetry, Ion-Chromatography, Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy, UVvis and viscosity.
Provide support related to process research and development projects including lab scale to 50L scale chemical reactions and prototyping lab scale process equipment.
Support a variety of chemical manufacturing activities.
Opportunities for experience in:
Analytical chemistry instrumentation
Material properties characterization
Process research and development
Quality Management Systems
Learning about chemical production equipment and processing
Learning about the operation of a manufacturing company
Teamwork and problem solving in fast-paced environment
Enrolled in a BS, MS or PhD program in chemistry, materials science, chemical/materials engineering or closely related field
Experience in HPLC preferred but not required
Experience in organic synthesis highly preferred but not required
To apply, please submit your resume and a cover letter explaining why you are interested in this position and how your skills and experience make you a strong candidate. Please be advised that we cannot provide relocation assistance for this position. If you are not in the Kansas City Area you must let us know if you are willing to relocate to within commuting distance of our plant, for consideration. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.
ACCI Specialty Materials (A&C Catalysts) , is a high performance materials company specializing in specialty additives for the Personal Care, Electronics, Automotive, Industrial and Aerospace and Composites Industries. While you may not have heard of us, chances are that if you've flown in a plane, ridden in a car used a computer, or used a moisturizer or makeup, you've come across our products. Our products are key ingredients in making formulations work.