Chemist Internship
Carthage, MO 
Posted 28 days ago
Job/Internship Description
Job Brief

Gain manufacturing experience through working with Lab Chemist, Operations, and Management while completing determined projects and applying education.

Who We Are

Dyno Nobel is a global leader in the commercial explosives industry. We provide innovative blasting solutions and quality explosives products throughout North America, Australia and selected customers in the Asia Pacific.

Join us in everything that’s great about Dyno Nobel: OUR culture, OUR values, OUR commitment to safety and most importantly our PEOPLE. This combination makes Dyno Nobel a terrific place to work.

Dyno Nobel is a subsidiary of Australian based Incitec Pivot Limited. IPL's 4500 employees also manufacture and market industrial chemicals and fertilizer products & services to customers around the world.


What You’ll Do

Reporting to the Regional Environmental Manager, you gain manufacturing experience through working with Lab Chemist, Operations, and Management while completing determined projects and applying education. Some duties will include:

  • Provide laboratory support to plant operations.
  • Perform all analyses required by the Carthage, Missouri Plant.
  • Perform all routine quality control tests on all produced materials to include mixed acid, dynamite, emulsion, cast boosters, PETN, nitroglycerin, etc.
  • Provide document control support for all operations
  • Provide ISO 9001:2015 support for laboratory
  • Understand shipping requirements for hazardous materials.
  • Maintain accurate ATF records for explosive materials, from receipt to interim magazine storage to disposition using the Daily Summary of Magazine Transaction (DSMT) forms.
  • Report abnormal test results to Lab Lead Chemist
  • Provide assistance when needed for the plant in any ISO, Quality, Environmental, or administrative needs.


What We’re Looking For:

  • Junior or Senior level standing pursuing Bachelor of Science in Chemistry
  • Experience working in a team-orientated, collaborative environment.
  • Must possess strong analytical skills and computer application skills 
  • Must be flexible to handle constantly changing business requirements.
  • Knowledge of explosives transportation methodologies.
  • Must satisfy the requirements for a “possessor of explosives” as defined by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives.
  • Knowledge of laboratory equipment including High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC), Gas Chromatograph (GC), Infra-Red Spectrophotometer (IR), Atomic Absorption Spectrometer (AA), and UV-Vis spectrophotometer.
  • Positive attitude, friendly demeanor, and a team player


What We Offer:

  • Health benefits
  • Friendly and supportive coworkers


Zero Harm for Everyone Everywhere

Value People – Respect, Recognize & Reward

Think Customer. Everyone. Every day

Treat the Business as our Own

Care for the Community & our Environment

Challenge & Improve the Status Quo

Deliver on our Promises


Women and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Dyno Nobel is an equal employment opportunity employer and will give all qualified applicants consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.


Position Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Full Time
Period of Employment
Type of Compensation
College Credits Earned
Tuition Assistance
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