Engineering Development, University Hire - HEM

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Date: Jan 21, 2023

Location: Atlanta, GA, US

Company: JM Huber Corporation

Portfolio Business: Huber Engineered Materials 

J.M. Huber Corporation is one of the largest privately held, family-owned companies in the United States. Established in 1883, we are a diversified, global supplier of specialty and commodity chemicals, hydrocolloid solutions, engineered wood products and natural resources to customers spanning a wide variety of industries. With approximately $3 billion in sales and 4,000 employees worldwide, we have a material presence in more than 20 countries.

About HEM

Huber Engineered Materials (HEM), a division of JM Huber Corporation, is a global leader in industrial chemical manufacturing and is continuously innovating and transforming to exceed client expectations and industry standards.

The Position

The Engineering Development Program has been designed to focus on providing a wide breadth of development through a progression of rotations across multiple businesses and functions. Participating engineers will gain exposure to foundational engineering knowledge while providing a broad-based understanding of all of Huber’s processes and operating systems.   

  • This program provides hands-on engineering experience in project-based assignments while fostering your technical and leadership skills through integrated foundational training, as well as coaching, mentoring, and professional development opportunities.   
  • The unique design of this program focuses on career-driven individuals looking to maximize their learning, solve complex problems, and support a continuous improvement culture.  
  • The program consists of 2 rotational assignments at our US plant locations. Each rotation will be 12 months (2-year program). Once the rotations have been completed, the engineer will be assigned to an engineering position at one of our locations.    
  • This is a full-time, permanent placement program.  We will provide relocation assistance for each year for plant assignments.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities

  • Work with plant teams (Operations, Maintenance, Quality, etc.) as well as HEM Engineering resources at the dedicated plant while developing best practices for both process and product improvements.   
  • Provide technical support to the manufacturing site in the areas of production, maintenance, capital projects, process engineering and continuous improvement.     
  • Works on projects that are identified and prioritized by the Plant Management and BU Engineering teams.   
  • Implement and manage assigned projects such that the schedule, costs, and scope of the project are successfully accomplished.  
  • Develop processes and equipment with sustainability in mind supporting the triple bottom line of People, Planet, and Profit.   
  • Support the ISO quality system as required ensuring compliance with the ISO 9001 quality standard and supporting business unit Quality Policies.  
  • Assist with design and conducting test programs for new or modified products.  
  • Supports the layout of processes and recommends processing equipment.  
  • Identifies plant process improvements and partners with Senior Engineers  
  • Provide support and direction to internal and external resources to meet the goals of the assignments.  
  • Work with Operations and Maintenance to schedule downtime for the implementation of assignments.  


  • Completing assignments on time with the most effective use of resources (manpower, capital, expense) and a minimum production loss while satisfying all stakeholders.  
  • Managing project scope changes by preparing accurate project cost estimates on short notice, without the benefit of complete contract drawings or vendor-supplied equipment information.  
  • Visualizing the project goals and objectives from the business perspective and providing the required information and documentation to achieve success. Interact with other departments and provide the leadership required to effectively execute the project to the satisfaction of all.  
  • Must be able to prioritize and manage multiple projects concurrently and stay within budget and schedule requirements.  

Education & Technical Knowledge

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree with a graduation date between December 2022 - May 2023
  • Working towards a degree in Engineering discipline (but not limited to): Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Process Control Engineering, and Electrical Engineering
  • Desired cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale
  • Ability to relocate on an annual basis
  • Passion for leadership and technology 
  • Strong communication skills 
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, AutoCAD design
  • Must be able to read and comprehend company safety manual policies, SOP’s, SDS, and various production schedules / reports and engineering drawings


This is a full-time, permanent placement program with three rotational assignments at our US plant locations. We will provide relocation assistance each year for plant assignments. 


Health Insurance: Medical, Vision, Dental 
Paid Parental Leave: For time spent with your little one 
401K with Match: To help you save for the future 
Time Away: Vacation, Floating Holidays, Volunteer time off, 10 Paid Holidays 
Equipment: We ship everything to your front door

Our employees are our strongest asset, and their safety, health, and well-being is our highest priority. We respect the individual by providing opportunities for professional and personal development. Our Principles drive us to create an inclusive workplace where employees share core values, show dignity and respect toward others, and work hard to achieve their best performance.  

J.M. Huber Corporation is an EEO / AAP employer. Pre-employment drug screening is required


Nearest Major Market: Atlanta