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Maintenance and Reliability Engineer Spring/Summer Co-Op

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Wilmington, DE 19806
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Maintenance and Reliability Engineer Spring/Summer Co-Op

Chemours is seeking a Maintenance and Reliability Engineer Co-Op to join our growing Engineering team! This position will report directly to the FLPR TAR Execution Leader in our Wilmington, DE location and will work a full-time schedule of 40 hours per week from April to September.

Students that succeed in Chemours’ internship and co-op program are typically reconsidered for future opportunities within the company! Eager students that are looking to be a catalyst for better are encouraged to apply.

The Maintenance and Reliability Co-Op will work closely with reliability engineers, manufacturing technology leaders, and other corporate experts to improve the overall reliability of our manufacturing facilities. This will involve detailed analysis of seals, bearings, impellers, piping systems, transformers, control valves and other manufacturing related equipment to understand the process requirements and fitness for service. It will also include teaming with the IT organization develop the databases and automated tools to gather, analyze and report out the plant performance data used to prioritize work for the biggest business impact.

The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Conducting detailed analysis of seals, bearings, impellers, piping systems, transformers, control valves and other manufacturing related equipment to understand the process requirements and fitness for service
  • Analyzing an existing database of repair parts to prioritize data enhancement activities that will provide the largest business impact
  • Configuring corporate uptime reporting tools to facilitate business decisions to prioritize improvement projects
  • Developing computer based assessment tools to measure manufacturing site adherence to corporate best practices
  • Leading database development program to track reliability program status and test results for product shipment trailers
  • Improving plant reliability through analysis of equipment downtime causes

In order to be qualified for this role, you /must possess/ the following:

  • Current enrollment at an accredited university as a sophomore or above at the start of the assignment
  • BS Candidate in Chemical or Mechanic al Engineering
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong spreadsheet and database skills (MS Excel, MS Access, SQL, VBA)

The following skill sets are /preferred/ by the business unit:

  • Previous internship or co-op experience in chemicals industry
  • 3.5 GPA or above
  • Demonstrated knowledge of chemical processes and methodologies applicable to a manufacturing setting
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and work with large datasets in MS Excel and/or Access (Spreadsheet filters, V-Lookups, etc.) while maintaining data integrity
  • Knowledge of SAP


  • Competitive Compensation
  • Affordable Housing Assistance (for specific roles)
  • Learning & Development opportunities
  • Strong Inclusion & Diversity initiatives


We are on a journey to create a more colorful, capable, and cleaner world through the power of chemistry. We’ve completed our transformation and now we’re earning our way to growth by advancing higher value chemistry.

Built upon a 200-year-old legacy and a world-class product portfolio, we bring everyday convenience to virtually everything people touch-in industries ranging from automotive, paints, and plastics to electronics, construction, energy, and telecommunications.


The “ours” in Chemours is for all of us who work here. We’re working together to improve people’s lives the world over.


Our culture is built upon our values: Customer Centered, Refreshing Simplicity, Unshakable Integrity, Safety Obsession, and Collective Entrepreneurship.

We’re honored to be named a /“2018 Top Workplace”/ by Delaware News Journal and a /“Great Place to Work-Certified Company”/ for 2018-2019.


Chemours has the heart and energy of a startup, while being built upon a 200-year old legacy and a world-class product portfolio. A startup with a head start. This mentality drives both our strategy and employees. We believe a thriving workforce culture is essential to our success. We’re earning our way to growth by unleashing the power of our talented, experienced, and passionate employees.

/Chemours is an equal opportunity employer/

/Chemours is an E-Verify employer/

/Candidates must be able to perform all duties listed with or without accommodation/

/Immigration sponsorship (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status) is not currently available for this position/

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