OMNOVA Solutions Inc.

  • Applications Lab Intern

    Job Locations US-OH-Akron
    Posted Date 1 month ago(2/20/2019 4:28 PM)
    Job ID
    Technology & New Product Development
  • Who is OMNOVA Solutions?

    OMNOVA Solutions is a specialty chemicals and functional surfaces company, whose technologies enhance the performance of a wide variety of well-known products across the globe. We are proud to offer "The Science in Better Brands."

    What are we looking for?

    Intern will work with Application Engineers, Laboratory Technicians, Laboratory Manager and IPL For Nonwovens and Tape & Adhesives. Specific duties include testing / benchmarking commercial products as well as formulating and testing OMNOVA products. Writing test methods and training others on those methods.   Analyzing the data from the testing.

    Your tasks and responsibilities...

    • Works with internal team for in-house expertise to help set-up tests
    • ASTM standard C920 translated into ISO OMNOVA test method template
    • ASTM standard C834 translated into ISO OMNOVA test method template
    • Validate test methods for Gauge R&R using commercial materials
    • Develop routine screening formulation  
    • Validate JHA and SOP procedures for all work.  
    • Assemble SDS and post raw material for lab
    • Conduct benchmarking tests using ASTM C920 and C834 for following products
    • Generate reports for benchmarking study
    • Attend all safety meetings and participate in safety inspections
    • Generate biweekly progress reports

    Who you are...

    • High School Diploma/GED
    • Enrolled as full-time student in accredited college or university
    • 1-3 years Prior internship/co-op experience preferred
    • Must have a GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale GPA must be maintained to remain eligible for the program Students must be pursuing an undergraduate degree in an applicable field of study
    • Keen observational and analytical reasoning skills
    • Self-starter with great initiative
    • Ability to work independently
    • Strong interpersonal communication
    • Must be capable and interested in working in a team environment
    • Previous lab experience preferred
    • 20 hour work week with a day schedule

    Why OMNOVA?

    The science of better careers. Come formulate yours.

    Bring your ingredients for success and together we’ll create a unique plan for your development and career growth. We recognize that without our talented employees and their passion and curiosity (which really are the backbone of our organization), we would not be where we are today. Click here to learn more about why you should join OMNOVA.


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