Cliffs is looking for bright, motivated engineering students with a strong interest in the mining industry. Our internship program is twelve weeks in duration. Students receive important industrial training and involvement in meaningful real-world projects like planning a test program, designing a process, or implementing a technology. The culmination of the program will include an opportunity to present work to management.
Summary of Principal Functions: The Process Engineering Intern will be responsible for supporting the site Process Engineering department and completing several special projects and initiatives.
* Complete all tasks safely and in accordance with Cliffs Core Values
* Development of plant sampling programs
* Analysis of test data
* Design, conduct and interpret laboratory scale experiments
* Provide recommendations for continuous improvement to reduce operating costs and improve process performance
* Participate in site meetings
* Complete project reports
* Other duties as assigned by staff
* Past Project Examples:
+ Sampling and analysis of rougher tails
+ Sampling and analysis of finisher tails
+ Audit on balling drum for sizing, bentonite, etc.
+ Audit of roll screens and roll feeders
+ Furnace camera and atomizing air improvement assistance
+ DOE (Design of Experiments) on atomizing air project
+ DOE for new product testing program
+ Pilot plant and test plan for innovative water treatment process development
Education Needed: Candidate must be enrolled in an accredited school or university and currently pursuing a degree in Chemical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering or other related field.
Experience Needed: No previous experience required. Ability to perform mass and energy balance and understanding of statistics preferred.