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Title:  Engineering Intern

Requisition ID:  16014-159
Location: 

Mitchell, SD, US, 57301

Category:  Maintenance & Skilled Trades
Travel:  No Travel Required

At Graphic Packaging International (NYSE: GPK), we produce the box you may have poured your child's cereal from this morning, the microwaveable tray that heated your lunch, the paper cup that held your coffee throughout the day, and the carrier of those bottles of craft beer you may enjoy tonight! We're one of the largest manufacturers of paperboard and paper-based packaging for some of the world's most recognized brands of food, beverage, foodservice, household, personal care and pet care products. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, we are a team of collaborative, innovative, passionate individuals who are committed to providing consumer packaging that makes a world of difference.

With almost 18,000 employees working in more than 70 locations in North and South America, Europe and the Pacific Rim, we strive to be an environmentally responsible leader in our industry and in the communities where we operate. We are committed to workplace diversity and offer compensation and benefits programs that are among the industry's best to reward the talented people who make our company successful.

If this sounds like something you would like to be a part of, we'd love to hear from you. Learn more about us at www.graphicpkg.com.

Inspired Packaging. A World of Difference.

SUMMARY:

Internship opportunities are available for the Summer of 2022 in our Mitchell, SD facility. Projects may be in the manufacturing Printing, Cutting, Finishing, Maintenance, or Quality departments. During this 12-week paid program, you will gain practical experience on real-life assignments that will put your theoretical knowledge to the test. Not only will you receive on-the-job training, you'll also get exposure to project management and develop a host of transferable skills. This position will work on process improvements that improve facility's KPI's.

JOB FUNCTIONS: Job functions include, but are not limited to the following.

  • Assist the assigned Departments in managing improvement projects to meet facility goals. Depending on area assigned and academic major, you may work with projects that involve process improvements, equipment reliability, process control, material testing, and/or support trials and investigations of new technologies.
  • Lead one or more projects that will be started and completed within the summer.
  • Review procedures, analyze data, and implement sustained process improvements.
  • Help to identify potential changes needed to improve system / process effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Collect and analyze data to incorporate trends and provide corrective action planning to Department Manager and leadership teams.
  • Use technical skills and formal lean/six sigma methods to identify root causes and implement solutions, including design changes.
  • Assist in writing standard operating procedures, training manuals, and for delivering training to employees
  • Responsible for managing projects and providing weekly updates to Department Manager along with completing a Final Presentation to the Core Team.
  • Provide support to other departments, as needed.
  • This is a temporary position for approximately 3 months; could lead to possible fulltime employment at conclusion of internship.
  • Other duties as assigned.

SCHEDULE DEMANDS:

  • General schedule is an 8-hour M-F assignment, however, employee must be willing to work alternate schedules occasionally; that may include early mornings, nights, and/or weekends and be punctual while doing so.
  • The final schedule to be agreed upon by intern and hiring manager.

Required Skills

  • Lean/Six Sigma knowledge highly desirable
  • Computer proficiency
  • Excellent written/verbal communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills
  • A drive self-starter who is self-directed, takes initiative to move forward with ideas, and is committed and able to work with and influence others.
  • Attention to detail and ability to multitask

Required Experience

  • Must be pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Mechanical / Industrial / Electrical preferred)
  • Completion of 2 – 3 years engineering curriculum by Spring 2022 is preferred

Graphic Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their qualifications for the job in question. We do not base our employment decision on an employee's or applicant's race, color, religion, age, gender or sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic identity, genetic information, disability, veteran/military status or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. Click here to view the EEO is the Law Poster.

 


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At Graphic Packaging International (NYSE: GPK), we produce the box you may have poured your child's cereal from this morning, the microwaveable tray that heated your lunch, the paper cup that held your coffee throughout the day, and the carrier of those bottles of craft beer you may enjoy tonight! We're one of the largest manufacturers of paperboard and paper-based packaging for some of the world's most recognized brands of food, beverage, foodservice, household, personal care and pet care products. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, we are a team of collaborative, innovative, passionate individuals who are committed to providing consumer packaging that makes a world of difference.

With almost 18,000 employees working in more than 70 locations in North and South America, Europe and the Pacific Rim, we strive to be an environmentally responsible leader in our industry and in the communities where we operate. We are committed to workplace diversity and offer compensation and benefits programs that are among the industry's best to reward the talented people who make our company successful.

If this sounds like something you would like to be a part of, we'd love to hear from you. Learn more about us at www.graphicpkg.com.

Inspired Packaging. A World of Difference.


Graphic Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their qualifications for the job in question. We do not base our employment decision on an employee's or applicant's race, color, religion, age, gender or sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic identity, genetic information, disability, veteran/military status or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. Click here to view the EEO is the Law Poster.


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