Packaging Engineering Co-op
Racine, WI 
Posted 5 days ago
Job Description
    Packaging Engineering Co-op
    Job ID2019-1226
    TypeTemporary Part-Time

    This is an educational position, requiring basic knowledge and understanding of packaging and manufacturing industry and technical concepts. During the internship/co-op you will collaborate to serve both internal and external customers of the company. Interface across various work areas and organizations to support the process of design, development, and analysis of Andis Packaging.

    As a student intern, you will evaluate the customer’s needs and expectations for a packaging solution and gain experience with multiple materials and revenue streams. Assignments will include participation in cross-functional teams to cultivate packaging for projects within different stages of readiness.

    • Upholds Andis Core Values of Excellence, Integrity, and Respect in all work related activities.
    • Maintain open communication and build strong relationships with teams within and beyond engineering
    • Design consumer driven packing for manufacturability, inspect-ability and cost optimization
    • Review and qualify packaging die files from external suppliers and printers
    • Coordinate prototype models to evaluate new design concepts with suppliers
    • Generate comprehensive protocols for analyzing and testing packaging
    • Identify, Follow, and document appropriate ISTA procedures
    • Create and revise component prints as well as associating BOMs with most up-to-date specifications
    • Manage the circulation of packaging ECN documentation for various functional approvals
    • Participate in in project teams & assist in meeting stage gate deliverables
    • Complete competitor benchmarks document current packaging data
    • Assist in production floor issues as needed


    • Must have a positive attitude, great work ethic, & excellent communication skills as a supportive collaborator in team projects
    • Must have a basic understanding of industrial packaging design and validation approaches
    • Must have strong organizational skills, be self-driven and proactive.
    • Must have intellectual curiosity, creative thinking and problem-solving skills
    • Ability to self-regulate project timelines, successfully manage changes & enable on time delivery
    • Ability to create drawings, build samples, and specifications for new structural packaging components
    • Ability to perform & document quality assurance reviews for components & packaging
    • Ability to calculate cost savings potential for projects


    • Candidate must be currently enrolled as a sophomore, junior, or senior in an accredited college or university for the duration of the assignment and pursuing a bachelor's degree in packaging engineering/science. Other majors with relevant packaging experience will be considered.
    • Completed entry-level & material classes in packaging
    • Basic understanding of principles of structural analysis to determine effects of loads on structures.
    • Previous experience or coursework in packaging preferred.
    • Knowledge of SolidWorks, Artios, ArtiosCad, TOPs or similar design software
    • Excel (pivot tables, functions/formulas, filters, etc.) is our primary tool outside of the master system
    • Must be able to commute to the work location daily

    Internship Schedule: 1 Semester

    This is a paid internship.

    Please note, we do not offer housing or relocation for this Co-Op.

    The timetable of this internship is extremely flexible, depending upon candidate needs.

    Andis is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Women, Minorities, Veterans, and Disabilities.


    Job Summary
    Start Date
    As soon as possible
    Employment Term and Type
    Temporary, Part Time
    Required Education
    Bachelor's Degree
    Required Experience
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