Chemical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Packaging Science / Engineering
WestRock (NYSE: WRK) partners with our customers to provide differentiated paper and packaging solutions that help them win in the marketplace. WestRock's 50,000 team members support customers around the world from more than 320 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Learn more at www.westrock.com.
WestRock is seeking Summer 2021 Student interns for Dayton, NJ container plant. Our goal is to place dynamic and driven students in our business to manage projects which support strategic goals, while learning about the real business world and gaining valuable hands-on experience.
The student intern is responsible for assisting with the successful completion of projects throughout their experience. Projects can be related to process improvements, mechanical or electrical equipment reliability issues, solving of production problems, process control, or project engineering. As the student gains increased knowledge and experience, he/she will become responsible for completing independent projects.
Through this opportunity, the student intern will apply concepts learned in engineering classes to real world experience. Interns will develop an understanding of an Engineer's role in an industrial setting and the general operations of a manufacturing facility. They will also expand their technical skills, with industrial equipment knowledge, pertinent computer programs/software use, technical report writing, and general problem solving.
What you need to succeed:
* Student of Chem-E, IE, ME, or Packaging Engineering or related major or minor engineering with computer skills * Minimum 3.0 GPA * Must have successfully completed entry level engineering courses such as Statics and Dynamics and Introduction to Simulation * Simulation experience, Simio experience a positive * Safety conscious and willing to work in an industrial environment * Strong leadership capabilities * Good project planning and execution * Excellent interpersonal and communication skills * Initiative and perseverance * Team player
What we offer:
* Corporate culture based on integrity, respect, accountability and excellence * Comprehensive training with numerous learning and development opportunities * An attractive salary reflecting skills, competencies and potential * A career with a global packaging company where Sustainability, Safety and Inclusion are business drivers and foundational elements of the daily work.
We’re more than a supplier: we’re a partner that provides a competitive advantage, a partner that can deliver consistent quality and superior service, a partner that fuels innovation to foster real, sustainable growth.
We have a long history of entrepreneurship, leadership and innovation. That history includes game-changing developments in papermaking, packaging design and retail solutions, as well as strategically building and strengthening our company's capabilities over time.
With operations around the world and expertise in every shopping category, we focus on working with brands to help them win across the board by providing an unbeatable portfolio of paper and packaging products. We’re building unbeatable packaging solutions together.