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Intern - Process Engineering in Cortland, New York at Pall

Date Posted: 1/7/2019

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Job ID: PAL002908

About Us

Pall Corporation is a global leader in high-tech filtration, separation, and purification, serving the diverse needs of customers across the broad spectrum of life sciences and industry.
Pall Water provides complete water and wastewater treatment solutions to serve municipal and industrial customers around the globe. Our reliable technology has been trusted for decades to provide complete solutions; protecting your assets, your investment, and your business. In addition to providing proven technology, we also offer a wide range of services to support all your water treatment needs.  Pall’s engineered solutions help customers address mounting water quality, scarcity and demand issues, and help energy companies maximize production and develop commercially successful next generation fuels.

Headquartered in Port Washington, New York, Pall has offices and plants throughout the world.

To learn more about Pall Water, please visit
Danaher's Water Quality (‘WQ”) Platform is part of the Environmental reporting segment and is a global leader in water quality analysis and treatment, providing instrumentation and disinfection systems to help analyze and manage the quality of ultra-pure water, portable water, wastewater, groundwater and ocean water in residential, commercial, industrial, and natural resource applications. Our water quality business provides products under a variety of brands, including Hach, Trojan Technologies and McCrometer.


This fulltime temporary internship position for the spring semester (January - May 2019) will, under the direct supervision and mentoring of the Global Manager, Process Engineering, follow established procedures to assist in the following areas:
  • Organize available data sets for reference and testing
  • Support screening tests and design of experiment exercises for process optimization
  • Collect operational data sets from water treatment plants
  • Recommend changes to data content or structure to facilitate reference and testing activities
  • Help develop and run tests of theories against real world data sets
  • Run statistical analysis of test results
  • Compliance: Understands and complies with company safety policies and procedures as related to this position. including reading all relevant safety literature, using required protective equipment and practicing good housekeeping.
  • Project Management: Creates project plans and executes to expected timelines. Projects including but not limited to population of operational performance database, design of experiments, running tests, analysis of test results, and reports.
  • Communicates: Provides timely written and verbal reporting relative to results, progress, and status of current projects.
  • Flexibility: Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements


The successful candidate must:
  • be actively working towards a BS Degree or higher in a Math, Science, or Engineering discipline that relates to the work.
  • be in good standing with the University.
  • have strong statistical analysis and database management skills.
  • have experience with design of experiments.
  • have knowledge of basic concepts, principles, practices and established procedures.
  • be self-directed to plan, execute, monitor, control and close the project. 
  • possess exemplary communication skills, written and verbal.
  • be comfortable with adjusting to unplanned expectations in conjunction with normal activities while maintaining organization.
Preference will be given to candidates with a GPA of 3.0 or greater.
  • This description does not include any marginal functions that are incidental to the duties and responsibilities.  Also, it does not imply that these are the only tasks to be performed by the incumbent.  Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related tasks requested by their supervisor.
  • The physical demands and work environment characteristics that may be described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the duties/responsibilities of this job to include, but not limited to integrity, excellent customer service orientation, respect for others, leadership and communication skills.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties and responsibilities.
  • Any requirements may be modified to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.
  • Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.
  • Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities.  The incumbent must have the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty and responsibility proficiently. 
  • This description does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise. All employment relationships at Pall Corporation - Cortland are “at will.”
  • All sections of this application must be completed to be considered.
  • Any offers of employment will be contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screen.
  • This position does not offer relocation or housing/living expenses.
  • Sponsorship is not available for this position.

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% over 20 years.
At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.