Engineering Co-Op

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Job title: Engineering Co-Op

Company: Sun Chemical

Job description: About the Organization

Sun Chemical, a member of the DIC Group, is a leading producer of packaging and graphic solutions, color and display technologies, functional products, electronic materials, and products for the automotive and healthcare industries. Together with DIC, Sun Chemical is continuously working to promote and develop sustainable solutions to exceed customer expectations and better the world around us. With combined annual sales of more than $8.5 billion and 22,000+ employees worldwide, the DIC Group companies support a diverse collection of global customers.

Sun Chemical Corporation is a subsidiary of Sun Chemical Group Coöperatief U.A., the Netherlands, and is headquartered in Parsippany, New Jersey, U.S.A. For more information, please visit our website at or connect with us on or .


Engineering co-op students at Sun Chemical Corporation are considered to be an integral part of the Engineering staff and are provided with tasks that are both technically challenging and educationally stimulating. Under guidance of the senior engineering staff, the students will be assigned to teams associated with ongoing manufacturing projects.

The goal of our co-op program is to develop future engineering resources for our organization while providing support to our central engineering group. We structure the co-op assignments so that, with each new term, the candidates develop the ability to accept an increasing level of complexity and self-reliance. It is our goal to have our Co-Ops fully capable of stepping into a full-time engineering position within our organization by the end of the program.

Over the course of their 5 term Co-Op, students will be exposed to:

  • Working with engineers and plant personnel to become familiar with basic manufacturing processes.
  • Plant operations and safety procedures in a manufacturing environment.
  • Introduction to the Pilot lab and laboratory procedures and protocols.
  • Initial exposure to smaller projects within the plant environment. As work sessions progress, projects will become larger and more complex.
  • Introduction to Process Design, Project Engineering and Project Management
  • Independent work on projects and team based engineering work on larger projects.
  • Develop an understanding of how to estimate project costs and calculate financial returns.
  • Become more involved in evaluating processes and optimizing systems.
  • Gain an understanding of automated manufacturing process design.
  • Learn how to write a Capital Allocation Request (CARs).

Benefit Information

As an Engineering Co-Op, you are not eligible for company medical benefits; however, you are eligible to participate in the company’s 401-K program that has a 100% match up to 6% contribution. In addition, you will receive pay for any holidays that fall within your work session; 1 Floating Holiday to use and 2 sick days if needed. To assist with expenses while co-oping with Sun Chemical, we will also reimburse 50% of your co-op fee plus provide a housing stipend of $550 per month if you are not local to your work area.

Position Requirements

In order to be a successful co-op, you should possess the following attributes:

  • Be self- motivated and eager to learn industry concepts and processes
  • Demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Possess excellent organizational skills and the ability to prioritize
  • Willingness and flexibility to travel
  • Self-directed, strong interpersonal and technical skills, initiative, emphasis on quality and timeliness of work output
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Ability to work individually and in a team environment
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Pursuing a Mechanical or Chemical Engineering degree with a minumim GPA of 3.0

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is Sun’s policy that applicants for employment are recruited, selected, and hired on the basis of individual merit and ability with respect to the position being filled. Sun prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identify, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by applicable law.

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Location: Northlake, IL

Job date: Fri, 05 May 2023 06:42:46 GMT

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Thank you for your consideration in our job opportunity position. We think that this is a thrilling opportunity for a skilled professional like you to take the next step in your career in the vehicle industry. If you are an ambitious and service-oriented individual with a love for vehicles, we urge you to apply for this position. We are eagerly anticipating hearing from you soon and perhaps welcoming you to our team.

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