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Digital Engineering Intern

Job ID 10714 Pasadena, Texas, United States;

Solvay is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics.

Solvay is a science company whose technologies bring benefits to many aspects of daily life. With more than 24,100 employees in 64 countries, Solvay bonds people, ideas and elements to reinvent progress. The Group seeks to create sustainable shared value for all, notably through its Solvay One Planet plan crafted around three pillars: protecting the climate, preserving resources and fostering better life. The Group’s innovative solutions contribute to safer, cleaner, and more sustainable products found in homes, food and consumer goods, planes, cars, batteries, smart devices, health care applications, water and air purification systems. Founded in 1863, Solvay today ranks among the world’s top three companies for the vast majority of its activities and delivered net sales of €10.2 billion in 2019. Solvay is listed on Euronext Brussels (SOLB) and Paris and in the United States, where its shares (SOLVY) are traded through a Level I ADR program. Novecare develops and produces formulations that alter the properties of liquids. It offers solutions to the oil and gas industry using an extensive range of surface chemistries combined with applications expertise. Novecare also provide specialty solutions for certain industrial applications, agricultural, and coatings markets.

Job Overview and Responsibilities:

The Pasadena site is strategic for Novecare.  The site was built in 2015, and is forecasted to be “sold out” for the foreseeable future. Novecare’s vision is to leverage Digital Technologies to improve site competitiveness, drive OEE and cycle time improvements, and engage & motivate our employees.  We are working to bring the right information to the right people at the right time, and transform Pasadena into Novecare’s ‘site of the future’. This journey started earlier in 2019, and we are looking for a process engineer to catalyze our efforts and continue Pasadena’s Digital Transformation. 

Specifically, you will work with the digital team onsite to leverage innovative, digital technologies such as Advanced Analytics, Digital Ways of Working, and Advanced Process Control to drive improvements of the site’s alkoxylation processes.  This role combines fundamental process knowledge and understanding with emerging technology and data analysis to define process conditions that drive plant performance. You will use this information to work with the plant technical and operations teams to develop solutions and lead projects that improve site OEE and increase capacity.  The role also involves collaboration with the plant Team to develop and implement Digital Ways of Working improvements to the operational workflow.    

Successes and best practices from this program at Pasadena are leveraged and transferred to other sites to drive similar improvements.

Education and Experience:
At least one year of college - pursuing a Bachelor's degree in either Chemical or Mechanical Engineering


1. Computer skills – General and Excel, Google, WORD

2. Strong interpersonal skills


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