Packaging, Research & Development Co-Op: Jan-June 2020

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Packaging, Research & Development Co-Op: Jan-June 2020

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

    With guidance from a mentor and manager, Packaging Co-ops will support and then lead projects. You’ll represent R&D Packaging on cross-functional teams and be empowered to manage your own projects, making valuable contributions to the business and touching a wide array of packaging formats.

    Responsibilities include:

    • developing technical specifications
    • organizing plant trials
    • providing project timelines and tracking reports
    • develop and execute test plan/success criteria.

    Qualified candidates are able to analyze data/test results, work under pressure to meet project deadlines and effectively communicate with the manager and team members.

    • You’re a born leader: You will lead your own projects.
    • You’re a dot connector: You will analyze testing data and provide recommendations for the best way forward.
    • You love to win and have fun doing it: You have a passion for learning how new technologies can be implemented to meet strategic goals.
    • You’re a storyteller: You will present your projects to management.
    • You’re a culture & change champion: You bring your own experiences and uniqueness to the team, which is valued in our inclusive work environment.
  • Qualifications

    What You’ll Need To Succeed

    • We are looking for undergraduate candidates at Junior or Senior status or Graduate candidates.
    • All must have a minimum GPA of 3.0.
    • Relevant coursework in packaging engineering or other technically related fields.
    • You must have the ability to execute projects and analyze research data/studies, as well as deliver data to support insights and recommendations.
    • You are able to work under pressure to meet project deadlines.

    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.

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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.