Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. PHD STUDENT INTERNSHIP INDUSTRIAL POSTDOC Network Optimization in Allentown, Pennsylvania
Req No. 22761BR Job Description and Qualifications Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., a Fortune 500 manufacturer of industrial gases, has an opening for a Ph.D. Student Internship or Industrial Postdoctoral position at our Corporate Headquarters in Allentown, Pennsylvania. Successful candidate will use their skills to leverage data analysis and modeling as a means of supporting and driving productivity programs and growth for our differentiated businesses. The position will be in the Network Optimization group, which is a part of Modeling & Data Sciences team in our Computational Technology organization focused on research and development of improved chemical processes and cycles, increased productivity, as well as the design, scale-up and commercialization of new products. This assignment is 11 weeks in length. Potential areas where interested candidate can be involved includes (but not limited to): * Utilization of plant and business data to determine how to optimally operate different production assets and businesses. * Executing on productivity initiatives focused on continuous processes: cost reductions, efficiency improvements. * Quantitative models for gas & power pricing. Validate modeling approaches via back-testing and conducting research studies of price dynamics in real vs. modeled world. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: * Ph.D. in Chemical/Electrical/Industrial/Financial Engineering, Quantitative & Computational Finance, or Computer Science (Students working towards their doctoral degree are also encouraged to apply) * Solid mathematical background with very strong quantitative skills * Significant Experience with MATLAB and related toolboxes is a mandatory requirement. * Strong verbal and written communications skills * Good organizational skills Optional Qualifications: * Other programming languages: C++ * Experience with SQL and also handling vast amounts of data * Chemical/physical system modeling/control/optimization * Econometric modeling and applied statistics, Time Series, GARCH, stochastic volatility and forecasting, cross sectional modeling * Mac... For full info follow application link. Air Products is an Equal Opportunity Employer (U.S.) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Air Products is also committed to Employment Equity (Canada). Individuals who may have an accommodation need related to applying for positions with Air Products in the U.S. and Canada, should contact Air Products at 1-800-966-2724, Option #1.