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Title:  Process Engineer - Intern

Requisition ID:  14305-159

Wausau, WI, US, 54401

Category:  Engineering and Technical Services
Travel:  No Travel Required


This position will be responsible for providing engineer related support to various production departments to assist with:  developing and/or updating existing operating manuals for equipment and employee training documents and procedures; equipment performance metrics (i.e. downtime and waste reduction) and quality improvements.

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

  • Participate in Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA) process to identify root cause and determine corrective actions to prevent recurrence of equipment failure
  • Analyze downtime to identify “bad actors” and assist in prioritizing efficient make-ready, runnability and reliability improvement efforts
  • Lead one or more projects that will be started and completed within the summer
  • Assist in maintaining and modifying existing equipment, make-ready processes and control systems
  • Assist in writing standard operating procedures and SQF processes
  • Provide engineering support for other departments as needed
  • Present project savings to the department periodically and in total at the end of the internship


  • Comfortable working in both laboratory and manufacturing environments
  • Desire to work on projects
  • Leadership skills
  • Good analytical skills with attention to detail
  • Strong oral and written communication abilities
  • Ability and desire to work in a team environment
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Applications
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule based on the needs of the business


  • Currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Electrical, Mechanical, and Chemical or related Engineering discipline.


  • Three (3) positions
  • Full-Time Preferred (40 hours per week)
  • Duration (May/June – August/Sept)
  • Pay Based on Year in College and Previous Work Experience
  • Currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Electrical, Mechanical, and Chemical or related Engineering discipline.

Required Experience

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.

Nearest Major Market: Wausau

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