Intern - Capex Project Engineer

Job location:
Sylacauga, Alabama, USA
Created moment:
March 8, 2022
Job reference:
REQ - 05520

The Company

The world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry, with over 16,000 employees and over 200 sites worldwide, Imerys delivers high value-added, functional solutions to diversified set of industrial sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its knowledge of applications, technological expertise and its material science know-how to deliver solutions based on beneficiation of its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. These contribute essential properties to customers’ products and performance, including refractoriness, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.

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The Position

Intern - Capex Project Engineer

Job Summary


Help support Project engineers with Projects inline during summer.



Walking systems getting P&IDs marked up Project scoping and taking projects through to Bidding.

At our Manufacturing plants, we transform our minerals to provide solutions and products that improve peoples’ lives. We operate across a huge range of customer markets, helping the world to make careful and effective use of precious natural resources.


Our Intern/Co-Op program provides an opportunity to apply the concepts you learned in engineering classes to real world experience, including:


  • The opportunity and freedom to drive improvements, in an informal and non-hierarchical culture

  • Broad based experience gained through exposure to multiple projects, businesses and organizations

  • The opportunity to communicate, collaborate and influence across boundaries

  • Unique experiences and increasing responsibilities within an exciting business.

What we offer you:

  • Responsibilities as of Day 1 – you will feel the ownership of your project from the beginning, and you will be given specific projects and responsibilities

  • Continuous coaching & mentoring– We'll help you work with passionate people and also receive both formal training and mentoring from your manager

  • Visibility of Senior leaders

  • Dynamic and respectful work environment – employees are at the core; we value every individual and encourage initiatives promoting agility and work/life balance

  • Priority in selection process for Imerys Full time positions – upon successful completion of your Co-Op and university graduation, you will be given priority in hiring into full time positions

We are looking for Bachelor's/Master's students who:

  • Are Pursuing a Degree in Mechanical engineering, Electrical engineering

  • Have excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Love to solve problems in a collaborative environment

  • Are true leaders - school club officer, sports team captain, resident advisor, etc. or exceptional leadership of work projects

  • Are legally authorized to work in the U.S. without the need for current or future work authorization or visa sponsorship for employment

  • Will pass a drug screen and background investigation


Intern/Co-Op details:

  • We provide relocation support to get you where we need you.

  • We offer competitive wages

  • We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. 

IMERYS is the world leader in mineral based specialty solutions for industry with more than 16,000 employees based in 50 countries.

IMERYS is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Position Type

Full time


Intern (Fixed Term)

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To ensure fairness and legal compliance in our recruitment processes, only applications received through the online application process will be considered. 

IMERYS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and it is our policy to not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws.