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Intern

Graphic Packaging International

Intern

Clarksville, TN
+1 location
Queen City, TX
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    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.

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

    • Provide support for improvement projects at the Texarkana Mill. Depending on area assigned and major, you may work with projects that involve process improvements, equipment reliability, process control, and/or support trials and investigations of new technologies.
    • Drive best practices in safe operations and ensure the safety of all operations, maintenance and staff personnel.
    • Needs to be self-starter, be self-directed, take initiative to move forward with ideas, be committed and be able to work with and influence others.
    • Must learn quickly to analyze data.
    • Lead one or more projects that will be started and completed within the summer.
    • Assist in writing standard operating procedures and training manuals.
    • Provide engineering support to other departments, as needed.
    • Present to the department periodically, and to the Lead Team at the end of the internship.

    Required Skills

    EDUCATION:

    • Pursuing Bachelor Degree in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Pulp & Paper Science preferred. Will consider other engineering disciplines.

    KEY COMPETENCIES:

    • 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

    Graphic Packaging International, LLC 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, sex, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, citizenship, handicap, or disability, marital status, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. Click here to view the EEO is the Law Poster

    Required Experience

  • Industry
    Manufacturing
  • Locations
    Clarksville, TN • Queen City, TX