Junior Designer, Research & Development Co-Op: Jan-June 2020

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Junior Designer, Research & Development Co-Op: Jan-June 2020

Trumbull, CT
+1 location
Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Internship
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    Background & Purpose of the Job

    Every day, around the world, people reach for Unilever products. Our brands are trusted everywhere and, by listening to the people who buy them, we've grown into one of the world's most successful consumer goods companies. On any given day, 2 billion people use Unilever products to look good, feel good and get more out of life. Unilever Food Solutions (UFS) is the €2.5bn foodservice division of Unilever. It leads the dynamic Food Service market across its categories and has ambitious growth objectives, marketing a range of professional food and beverage products and services to chefs

    The Packaging Design Co-Op will support the design team on projects ranging from early insights and concept ideation through technical engineering and scale-up. The Design Co-Op will work across all design principles to create unique and meaningful products that benefit the daily lives of our consumers.

    Who You Are & What You’ll Do

    The position will report to the R&D Packaging Design Manager supporting Unilever Personal Care categories.

    • You’re a born leader: Use your design skillset to transform problems into opportunities, ideas into reality.
    • You’re a dot connector: Bring together all consumer touch points to deliver a superior brand experience
    • You love to win, and have fun doing it: Be a true optimist with a hands-on ‘can do’ attitude with motivation to deliver market-winning concepts
    • You’re a storyteller: Be passionate about packaging design and influencing teams how design can create meaningful product experiences.
  • Qualifications

    What You’ll Need To Succeed

    • Strong communication and visualization skills with a foundation for product management.
    • An ability to think conceptually and globally on a range of packaging design projects.
    • General awareness of good design engineering practices and manufacturing processes.
    • Operational and understanding of 3D modeling and Adobe Creative Suite.
    • Must be a candidate for Bachelors in Industrial Design, Product Design, Mechanical Engineering, Material Science, or other similar programs. Foundation coursework should be completed per program requirements.

    Interview Process:

    • Application on WayUp
    • Phone Screen if qualified
    • Final round in-person interview at a Unilever Discovery Center (we'll coordinate your travel) in early August

    Unilever is an organization committed to diversity and inclusion to drive our business results and create a better future every day for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business.

    Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination under Federal law. EEO is the Law. Employment is subject to verification of pre-screening tests, which may include drug screening, background check, credit check, and DMV check. If you are an individual with a disability in need of assistance at any time during our recruitment process, please contact us at 1-855-239-5459 or NAAccommodations@unliever.com . Please note: These lines are reserved for individuals with disabilities in need of assistance and are not a means of inquiry about positions or application statuses.

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  • Compensation
    $2,000 pre-taxed monthly stipend plus an hourly pay for 40 hours a week (full-time)
  • Industry
    Consumer Goods
  • Locations
    Trumbull, CT • Englewood Cliffs, NJ
  • Fun Fact
    Unilever offers seriously cool benefits like flexible working environment, on-site gym and Tigi salon, well-being incentives, and all-you-can-eat ice cream.
  • About Us
    Unilever has a simple but clear purpose – to make sustainable living commonplace. They believe this is the best long-term way for the business to grow. On any given day, two billion people from around the world use Unilever products from iconic brands like Dove, Axe, Ben & Jerry’s, Lipton, Dollar Shave Club, and Knorr to look good, feel good, and get more out of life.