SABIC Early Identification Program (EID/Co-op) in Burkville, Alabama

Position Title Early Identification Program (EID/Co-op)

Region/Pole Americas

Functional Work Area Engineering


Job Purpose & Responsibilities

Role Purpose:

At SABIC, we provide exceptional opportunities for engineering students to spend a semester doing real engineering work. Whether it’s in Operations, EHS&S, or Reliability, SABIC offers an array of different opportunities to help students develop the skills needed for a career after graduation.

SABIC EIDs will work on meaningful projects that have real impact for the business under the guidance of some of our best engineers. They will receive on the job training, exposure to different parts of the business and mentoring from members of our leadership teams. In addition, they will build support networks with other EIDs and have the opportunity to be part of a pipeline into the SABIC Engineering Early Development Program (SEED) – a two year rotational program consisting of four, 6 month roles and two geographical locations.

Major responsibilities include:

During the program, EIDs will be assigned to experience the following types of assignments:

  • Chemical Operations;

  • Compounding;

  • Reliability;

  • Environmental, Health, and Safety.

Program placements will be based on technical development needs, availability of assignments and personal preference. Pay is competitive and relocation is available for those qualify.


Education/Experience Requirements:

  • Pursuing a Business Degree with a 3.0/4.0 GPA

  • Unrestricted authorization to work in the US

  • For U.S. employment opportunities, SABIC hires U.S. citizens, permanent residents, asylees, refugees, and temporary residents. Temporary residence does not include those with non-immigrant work authorization (F, J, H or L visas), such as students in practical training status. Exceptions to these requirements will be determined based on shortage of qualified candidates with a particular skill. SABIC will require proof of work authorization prior to employment.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • You must submit your application for employment online to be considered. Please submit your resume using the apply online option on this page.

  • You must be 18 years or older

  • You must be willing to take a drug test as part of the selection process

  • You must be willing to submit to a background investigation as part of the selection process

  • You must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

Desired Skill • Demonstrated ability to learn quickly

• Self-motivated and results oriented

• Strong communication and teamwork skills

• Proficiency in Excel

Country United States of America

City Burkville

State/Province Alabama (AL)


We’ve always believed that it takes special people to make a difference. They need ingenuity, brilliance and the freedom to turn their ideas into reality. At SABIC, this is our culture. We find open-minded, gifted and questioning people. Then we create the conditions for their talent to flourish: fulfilling work environments, state-of-the-art technology and the empowerment they need. So when you work for SABIC, you’re the person who can find new solutions and possibilities that change the world for the better.

At SABIC, we know that our success depends on your success. We’re committed to nurturing your talent, to help you achieve both your career ambitions and life goals. We’ve created tailored training and development programs for our employees which are among the best in the petrochemical industry. This is not a job where you dream about the weekend. This is a job where you dream about how you can change things for the better, for everyone. And this is a company where your dreams can be realized, where your ideas can be made reality, and where what you make can make a difference.

SABIC is a global leader in chemicals headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. From making cars and planes more fuel-efficient, to helping conserve the world’s water supply and enabling colorful smartphone cases, we find solutions to the challenges of today to help our customers achieve their ambitions and build a better tomorrow.

Operating in the Americas since 1987, SABIC employs over 5,000 people and operates from 17 office locations and 17 manufacturing sites and technology and innovation centers in Exton, PA; Houston, TX; Mt. Vernon, IN; and Selkirk, NY.

SABIC is committed to creating a diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and as such will not discriminate in its employment practices, including recruiting and hiring practices, based on a person’s race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation and pregnancy), age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.

Disclaimers (USA):

SABIC is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms/employment agencies for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of SABIC about this opening. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at SABIC via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search firm agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of SABIC; no fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by SABIC as a result of the unsolicited referral or through other means.