Monsanto Materials Science/Metallurgical/Chemical Engineering Co-op in ST. LOUIS, Missouri

We are seeking a motivated Materials Science/Metallurgical/Chemical Engineering Co-op. This position will be located in Creve Coeur, Missouri, reporting to our Senior Corrosion Technologist.

This position will support our Senior Corrosion Technologist in materials testing, identification, and failure analysis. The role will primarily focus on supporting efforts to identify appropriate materials of construction for new chemical manufacturing processes. This includes assisting with literature searches on existing material applications, setting up corrosion coupons and analyzing results in the lab, and making materials of construction recommendations based on testing results and available economic data.

Materials tested include metallics, ceramics, thermoplastics and elastomers, with emphasis on ferrous materials and nickel alloys. Conducting failure analysis in the lab is another key part of this role, along with helping to provide input for materials selection for existing manufacturing processes.

This co-op will take place January-August of 2019.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Materials literature search and analysis

  • Corrosion lab coupon setup and analysis

  • Materials of Construction recommendations

  • Performing Failure Analysis testing, analysis and report generation

  • Mechanical Integrity program development

Required Skills/Experiences:

  • Sophomore or Junior pursing a degree in Materials Science or Metallurgical Engineering

  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Good problem-solving skills

  • High degree of personal initiative

  • Excellent organization and planning skills

  • Ability to work well in a team environment and a diverse culture

  • Must be returning to school upon completion of co-op

Desired Skills/Experiences:

  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes

  • Experience in corrosion testing or failure analysis

Bayer successfully completed the acquisition of Monsanto in June 2018, bringing together Monsanto’s leadership in seeds and plant traits with Bayer’s leadership in chemical and biological crop protection. By joining forces, we will create even more extensive career opportunities for talent around the world. We’re a global team working to shape agriculture through breakthrough innovation that will benefit farmers, consumers, and our planet.

While we are now Bayer, we will continue to hire using separate career sites until we can integrate our career platforms. We invite you to explore the career opportunities available at the combined company by visiting

Organization: GLB API51013127_

Title: Materials Science/Metallurgical/Chemical Engineering Co-op

Location: North America-USA-Missouri-St. Louis

Requisition ID: 01SUV

Job: Research & Development

Schedule: Full-time

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