Job Information

Company Overview:

Vertellus is a dynamic global organization with more than a century of leadership in manufacturing health, agriculture, and performance chemicals. Our company is also a leading provider in the world of specialty chemicals for agriculture, nutrition, pharmaceutical, fine chemicals, medical, personal care, plastics, coatings, and many other industrial markets. Our products are in the things you use every day – toothpaste, deodorants, vitamins, pharmaceuticals, detergents, plastics, adhesives, inks, tires, and more. Our culture is built on mutual trust and respect for all employees to focus on providing the best products and solutions to our customers.

At Vertellus, we hold ourselves and each other Accountable for Delivering Results with a Bias for Action while always acting with the utmost integrity, this is truly what it means to be a Vertellus employee. We take great pride in displaying our Core Values through our work and our teams.

Job Summary:

The Pilot CO-OP Intern is responsible for formulation, process development, and scale up projects in the Pilot Units.


  • Operations – Performs all functions necessary for pilot unit production
  • Engineering Assistance - Provides engineering and technical assistance to plant operations, and assists with the collection of technical data and the planning of capital projects.
  • Quality – Collects, analyses, and reports data related to all of the pilot campaigns
  • Waste Treatment and Disposal - Disposes of all solid and liquid pilot unit waste
  • Maintenance – Maintains and repairs all pilot unit equipment as required
  • QA/QC - Performs QC testing on raw material samples and production samples
Qualifications/Desired Skills:
  • Must be a Chemical Engineering student, and have completed a course on the Fundamentals of Chemical Engineering.
  • Demonstrated excellence in interpersonal and communication skills. Basic math, verbal, and written skills are required. Knowledge of chemical names contained in formulas and finished products is preferred.
  • Reliable, creative, flexible, self-motivated achiever with the ability to make judgements and work as a team member.
  • Demonstrated planning and organizational skills
If you have the energy, drive, and passion for joining the Vertellus team, we would love to hear from you. Apply today!

Vertellus offers competitive total compensation packages, including benefits such as medical, dental, vision, life, 401(k), disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, health savings accounts, paid time off, and paid holidays.

Vertellus is a global Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of and will not be discriminated against based on gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, ethnicity, religion, age, veteran status, disability status, genetic information, or any other protected category.