Chemical Engineer

La Porte, TX

As we create a colorful, capable and cleaner world through chemistry, we invite you to join our team to harness the power of chemistry to shape markets, redefine industries and improve lives for billions of people around the world.


From the frontline to the back office, every Chemours employee is part of something bigger than themselves as together we work to create a better world through the power of our chemistry. 


Chemours is a $6.3 billion company with a portfolio of products and processes that enable technologies and products that people use every day in their lives. From cellular phones to lower emission vehicles, to 5G communications and clean energy from hydrogen, we’re collaborating with customers to make these innovations more capable. Simply said, we use our chemistry to change lives, shape markets, and redefine industries—one improvement at a time. 


Chemours is seeking a Chemical Engineer Co-op to join our La Porte Technology team! This position will report directly to the (La Porte Manufacturing Technology Manager).  


As a Chemical Engineer Co-op, you will work closely with the La Porte Technology team gaining valuable experience through hands-on projects in a chemical plant. You will have exposure to real-time engineering work alongside other engineers to apply what you’ve learned in the classroom.  


Effective engineering co-ops will have the ability to communicate with impact, have strong self-awareness, and will be naturally inquisitive. 


  • Location: La Porte, TX 
  • Hours: Regular full-time schedule of 40 hours per week 
  • Preferred First Term: August-December 2023 
  • Candidates must be able to commit to at least a total of six (6) months as a co-op. Two (2) or more terms may be required. 


The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following: 

  • Working with experienced engineering professionals on improvement and expansion projects 
  • Assisting operations and maintenance with troubleshooting, root cause analysis, and problem solving 
  • Participating in process safety management activities and reviews 
  • Contributing to team meetings and conference calls 


The following is required for this role: 

  • Enrollment at an accredited college or university as a Sophomore or above at time of assignment  
  • Pursuing an undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering or similar fields 
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point 


The following is preferred for this role: 

  • Participation in relevant activities, organizations, and projects beyond the classroom 
  • 3.0 GPA or above 


  • Competitive Compensation 
  • Learning and Development Opportunities  
  • Strong Inclusion and Diversity Initiatives  
  • Company-paid Volunteer Days 


We’re a different kind of chemistry company because we see our people as our biggest assets. Instead of focusing just on what our employees do each day, we look at how they do it—by taking a different approach to talent development, employee engagement, and culture. Our goal is to empower employees to be their best selves, at Chemours and in life. And we’re proud to be Certified™ by Great Place to Work®


Chemours is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, religion, color, gender, disability, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, marital status, family status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. Jurisdictions may have additional grounds for non-discrimination, and we comply with all applicable laws. 

Chemours is an E-Verify employer 

Candidates must be able to perform all duties listed with or without accommodation 

Immigration sponsorship (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status) is not currently available for this position 

At Chemours, you will find sustainability in our vision, our business and your future. If you want to work on the leading edge of your field and have a desire to make a difference, join Chemours and discover what it means when we say “We Are Living Chemistry”.

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