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I&E Intern

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I&E Intern

Channahon, Illinois, United States

INEOS Styrolution America LLC

Our Company: INEOS Styrolution is a leading global styrenics supplier, with a focus on styrene monomer, polystyrene, Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene standard and styrenic specialties. Offering excellent production facilities, cutting-edge R&D centers, international reach, and over 90 years' experience pioneering real change through sustainable solutions, all while makeing the circular economy for styrenics a reality.

  • Global leader in styrenics: No. 1 leader in styrenics with a focus on Styrene Monomer, Polystyrene, Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene Standard and Styrenic Specialties
  • Employees: 3,600 worldwide
  • Production sites: 20 manufacturing sites in 10 countries
  • Customer base: Customers in 106 countries
  • Sales: 4 billion EUR in 2020

Safety, remains and always will be our number one priority in INEOS.  Our US locations now require all new hires to provide one of the following as a condition of employment:  

  • Proof of Covid-19 vaccination, or
  • Willingness to obtain the vaccine before hire date (under this option, proof of vaccination is a condition to any offer of employment and must be provided prior to commencement of employment), or
  • Validation of your religious or medical exemption

The Position: I&E Intern  - The Internship provides “workforce readiness” opportunities for college students in the surrounding communities to gain hands on knowledge and skills in the trades of Instrumentation and Industrial Maintenance. This internship is an opportunity to integrate the knowledge and theory learned in the classroom with practical application and skill development in a professional setting.  Working with experienced employees, interns will be involved in projects and be given significant, meaningful work to perform.  Internships do not guarantee employment but may provide a job opportunity in the future. The internship will support Joliet Junior College and the Three Rivers Manufacturing Association.  Internships will be made available for a minimum of 12-24 months.


  • Required GPA 3.0 with a minimum of 16 credits toward Joliet Junior College Certificate or Associates Degree outlined by TRMA, or completed Instrumentation or Industrial maintenance Certificate or Associate Degree.
  • Complete and pass a criminal background check, physical and drug screen.
  • Strong work ethic, attitude and safety-consciousness required.
  • Must have strong communication skills, proficient knowledge of computers, including email and Microsoft Office software
  • Must be dependable, enthusiastic and have the ability to work in a highly functional team environment.
  • Interns will be given time during the week to attend their classes and provide flexible work schedules.


  • Instrumentation: Will acquire or demonstrate the ability to perform basic instrument calibration on temperature, level, pressure and flow device, motor testing, wiring, read and understand P&ID’s, refrigeration, control valve adjustments and position calibrations.
  • Exposure to ISO procedures, Process Safety Management and failure cause and analysis.
  • Gain knowledge on compliance with all applicable site safety, environmental and industrial hygiene standards and practices.
  • Will be trained and certified to run the man lift and fork truck operations.

Physical Requirements: 

  • Continuous standing above 7 hours, making decisions, adapt to changes in the workplace, use of memory, concentration and memory. 
  • Frequent walking, sitting, lifting up to 10 lbs., pushing/pulling, stooping/crouching, climbing, twisting/turning, reaching above shoulder level, grasping/manipulation of both hands, exposure to temperature extremes, high noise levels, social interaction and working alone.
  • Occasional lifting up to 11-50lbs, carrying up to 50 lbs., viewing a computer monitor, kneeling, crawling, balancing, operating machinery, wearing respiratory equipment and exposure to dust/fumes, chemicals/solvents, allergic agents, enclosed spaces, wet conditions, reduced light levels, electrical sources, may work alone or in confined spaces.  
  • Medical clearance needed to wear a half-face respirator.

The Location: This opportunity is located in Channahon, Illinois, United States , only one hour from Chicago, Illinois.

Why Should You Apply?

  • Competitive salaries & performance-related pay 
  • Comprehensive benefits package with low premiums including health, short term disability, life and accidental death insurance plans
  • 401K with company match + contributions
  • Fitness reimbursement
  • Flexible work environment
  • Career development and progression

We are INEOS Styrolution because:

  • We are committed to the safety and personal wellness of all our employees
  • We recognize success and reward achievements
  • We support employees who are passionate about success and motivated.
  • We offer a positive learning environment and encourage the sharing of best practices
  • We produce materials that are necessary for our daily lives
  • We contribute to the communities in which we operate and donate to organizations our employees care about 
  • We foster teamwork and safe, positive working environments
  • We provide equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. 

We are excited to hear from you and to share more about our organization.

All the best,

The INEOS Styrolution Talent Team


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