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Kemin Industries Engineering Intern in Des Moines, Iowa


Position Overview

Kemin Industries is seeking a Winter intern that specializes in Engineering. The internship will take place over the Winter, starting around November 30th, and ending January 8th. The position is located at the Des Moines, Iowa headquarters building and is considered full-time.

We Are Kemin

We are visionaries who see things differently and are inspired by the world around us. We have been dedicated to using applied science to improve the quality of life for over half a century. Committed to feed and food safety, Kemin maintains top-of-the-line manufacturing facilities where over 500 specialty ingredients are made for humans and animals in the global feed and food industries, as well as the health, nutrition, and textile markets. We provide product solutions and options to customers in more than 120 countries.

A privately held, family-owned and operated company, Kemin has more than 2,300 global employees and operates in 90 countries including manufacturing facilities in Belgium, Brazil, China, India, Italy, Russia, Singapore, South Africa and the United States.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Assist with various engineering projects and tasks

  • Use thermal imaging equipment to evaluate steam system and identify heat loss areas

  • Conduct a cost analysis report based on findings

  • Gain industry experience in a variety of engineering areas

  • Participate in department meetings and contribute ideas regularly.

  • Liaison with other departments regarding current projects and tasks.

  • Identify process improvements and create standard work

  • Partake in the Kemin Summer Internship Program events and trainings.

  • Prepare and give a final presentation to Kemin Industries leadership.

What we require of you:

  • Currently enrolled as a freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior with an accredited college or university, pursuing a degree in Engineering, or other closely related field.

  • Experience with thermal imaging

  • Expereince with const analysis

  • Ability to commit to employment during the months of November through January.

  • Strong desire to enhance the Kemin engineering department.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

What’s in it for you:

  • Robust health and wellness support- we are proud to offer an on-site fitness center, restaurant with seasonal fresh food options (and the ability to order food to bring home), and free fresh fruit in break areas- to name a few.

  • Continued learning opportunities- Kemin offers tuition reimbursement and recently launched a corporate university with online and in-person training opportunities for growth and development throughout your entire career.

  • The chance to give back to our world- Through our foundation of servant leadership, we are proud to offer ample service opportunities, including paid time off to do so. Kemin has a valued corporate partnership with both The World Food Programme and Habitat for Humanity, in addition to many local initiatives.

  • Opportunities to support our valued educators- Kemin is a proud sponsor of the Iowa Governor's Stem Advisory Council where we fund annual teacher's awards. In addition, we have a robust internship and externship program, and frequently host student tours.



LocationUS-IA-Des Moines

Posted Date4 weeks ago(9/21/2020 5:19 PM)

Job ID2020-6461



Position TypeIntern (Full Time)