R&D Intern in Pensacola, Florida at Pall

Date Posted: 6/20/2019

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Job ID: PAL003507

About Us

Find what drives you on a team with a 70+ year history of being recognized for discovery, determination, and innovation.   As a global leader in high-tech filtration, separation, and purification, Pall Corporation thrives on helping our customers protect people. Our portfolio is broad, so if your interests lie along the spectrum of Life Sciences to Industrial, you’ll find a rewarding role here.  Our career opportunities are as diverse as our products and they are all focused on creating better lives and a better planet.  At Pall, we believe that innovation is our legacy, our privilege, and our destiny. If that resonates with you, join us! 


This position is located in Pensacola, FL

Must be a full-time college student to apply

The R&D Intern is responsible for performing laboratory experiments; pilot scale experiments; collecting, analyzing, interpreting, and compiling data and results under the supervision of the R&D scientists.  The R&D Intern may be required to assist the fabrication, modification, and maintenance of experimental apparatus.  The R&D Intern is expected to assist in the preparation, set-up, and execution of production scale membrane casting runs and post-treatment processes. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  Under the guidance of the R&D scientists, the R&D Intern is responsible for performing the following duties and responsibilities with minimal supervision: Calculate and prepare laboratory formulations and chemical solutions; Perform laboratory screening of new membrane formulations; Perform manufacturing screening of new membrane formulations working with manufacturing equipment and personnel during R&D pilot runs; Assist in preparation, set-up, and execution manufacturing scale experimental runs; Collect, analyze, interpret, and report data and experimental findings; Fabricate and/or modify experimental apparatus or manufacturing equipment; Assist in the development of new testing methods or procedures; Perform routine and specialized QC of developmental membranes; Provide general laboratory and administrative support including, but not limited to, inventory maintenance, safety audits, and maintenance and upkeep of the laboratory and warehouse; Perform other general support duties as required. 

Job Requirements


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:  The successful candidate will have the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:  A good working knowledge of chemistry and polymers typically gained through formal education in chemistry, materials science, or polymer science/chemistry or related field.  Industrial experience is advantageous; Good computer literacy skills—proficient with Windows, word processing, spreadsheet, database, and e-mail program operation; Good problem solving skills—the ability to analyze a problem thoroughly and develop and implement effective solutions; A strong mechanical aptitude; The ability to operate laboratory equipment; The ability to work safely with chemicals; The ability to collect, analyze, and present data and conclusions in a logical, thoughtful fashion; Excellent verbal and written communication skills; The ability to work on several simultaneous assignments while maintaining proper attention to detail.

Diversity & Inclusion
At Danaher, we are dedicated to building and sustaining a truly diverse and inclusive culture. These are not just words on a page—Diversity and Inclusion is a top priority for the company, and it ties deeply to each of our core values. Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law.

Danaher Corporation Overview

Pall Corporation is proud to be part of the Danaher global family of more than 20 operating companies, driving meaningful innovation in some of today’s most dynamic, growing industries. 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 71,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $19.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 5,200% over 25 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.
Danaher is committed to competitive compensation that typically has key components including base salary, variable annual incentive compensation based on personal and company performance, and long-term incentive.


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