01 Nov, 2023

Formulation Engineering Co-op

  • Syngenta Global
  • Greensboro, NC, USA
Formulation Engineer Chemicals

Job Description

About this Job:  

We invite you to help us shape the future of agriculture. At Syngenta, we believe every team member has a role to play in safely feeding the world and taking care of our planet. To support that challenge, the Formulation & Packaging team is currently seeking a Formulation Engineer Co-op in Greensboro, NC. 

As a co-op at Syngenta, you have the opportunity to work alongside some of the brightest minds in the industry, and work on real projects finding real solutions. Work with us and you’ll get:  

  • Competitive wages  
  • Ongoing career development resources   
  • The opportunity to work on meaningful, innovative projects that solve problems 
  • A culture that celebrates diversity & inclusion, promotes professional development, and offers flexible work options to meet both your work and personal needs 

Estimated Duration: January 2024 – July 2024 

You will: 

  • Provide process engineering capability for development projects in Production and Processing Technology, with appropriate guidance 
  • Contribute to the robust scale-up of manufacturing processes from laboratory and bench scale through to full-scale production 
  • Assist in the design and technical supervision of pilot plant trials and contributes to the design of full-scale manufacturing trials 
  • Contribute process engineering support to projects which increase manufacturing capacity, improve quality and reduce manufacturing costs at production sites 
  • Contribute to the scale-up of production processes from lab to full manufacturing scale, working closely with colleagues in Formulation Development, and Finished Product Processing 
  • Carry out lab and pilot plant trials and generate experimental results to support process design and equipment definition and specification  
  • Deliver improvements in capacity, efficiency and quality at production sites through application of sound engineering knowledge as a member of a project team 
  • Contribute to the process design of production capital projects under technical supervision 




What you must have:  

  • Enrollment in a Bachelor’s or advanced degree program in Chemical Engineering  
  • Fluent in English 

What you might also contribute to the team: 

  • Prefer a student with a Sophomore or Junior class standing  
  • Communication-The ability to communicate information well (both written and spoken) is highly desired in this position 
  • Collaboration-The ability to work with individuals who come from diverse backgrounds 
  • Organization-The ability to prioritize and plan your workload to make optimum use of your time 
  • Able to present experimental results and communicate ideas and proposals in a clear, structured and concise manner 
  • Eagerness to learn/contribute, and always seeking opportunities to grow in the role 


Additional Information


Syngenta is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. 

Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)  


Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's (EEOC) 


Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA) 




Company Description


As a world market leader in crop protection, we help farmers to counter these threats and ensure enough safe, nutritious, affordable food for all – while minimizing the use of land and other agricultural inputs. Syngenta Crop Protection keeps plants safe from planting to harvesting.  From the moment a seed is planted through to harvest, crops need to be protected from weeds, insects and diseases as well as droughts and floods, heat and cold. Syngenta Crop Protection is headquartered in Switzerland.   

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