Technical Engineer, Engineering Development Program

Department:  Engineering
Date:  Oct 7, 2021

FMC Corporation is committed to providing employees with ample opportunities to contribute, lead and be recognized as innovators, to look beyond barriers to provide solutions, to be challenged in what they do and to love doing it. FMC is a S&P 500, diversified chemical company serving agricultural, industrial and consumer markets globally for more than a century. As a global leader utilizing advanced technologies and customer-focused research and development, FMC provides innovative and cost-effective solutions to food, agriculture, pharmaceutical, specialty and related industries. 



FMC's Technical Engineering Development Program is designed to develop the next generation of engineering leaders and technical subject matter experts in our organization. Through the program, individuals will complete core fundamental trainings and reinforce learnings through exposure to a variety of work experiences and networking opportunities that may include but are not limited to manufacturing, capital execution, remediation, process safety, supply chain, and sustainability. Program participants will have the opportunity to develop fundamental skills in the areas of occupational and process safety, engineering design principals, new product introductions, continuous improvement, and will gain proficiency with technical tools and software.


The duration of the program is approximately 18 to 24 months and will require up to 50% travel and/or relocation, dependent upon assignments. At the completion of the program, participants will be well positioned for a variety of full-time roles and development opportunities in production and technical career paths.


  • Engage in and successfully complete all technical trainings.
  • Execute assigned project objectives by leveraging knowledge from provided trainings.
  • Participate in and drive execution of Process Safety Management elements (Management of Change, Process Hazard Analysis, etc.)
  • Identify opportunities and implement changes to deliver process safety and process technology improvement.
  • Support projects directed by the Technical Center to deliver business value.
  • Work with Area Managers and Improvement Engineer/Stewards for mentoring support and guidance needed to complete projects.
  • Support site maintenance outages to gain deeper knowledge of process operations.
  • Demonstrate an ability to apply data-based decision making.
  • Apply chemical engineering fundamentals to complete projects.


Required Education:

  • BS Chemical Engineering; Degree from an accredited program or university required
    • Candidates must graduate by the program start date, but no more than one year prior.



  • Minimum GPA: 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Candidates must be willing to relocate and travel as required by the program.
  • Strong MS office skills, specifically Excel.
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment is preferred.
  • Demonstrated safety mindset.



  • Adaptive
  • Inclusive
  • Innovative
  • Accountable


FMC employs people across a broad range of occupations in locations across the world. We are looking for people to join us in creating, developing, and improving our products, our processes, and our markets. Employees enjoy competitive compensation, a menu of work/life benefits and opportunities to continue developing their skills and building their career. FMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, EEO, AAE, MFDV and supports a drug free workplace. (US Only)