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2023 Nestlé Fall Packaging Co-Op

2023 Nestlé Fall Packaging Co-Op

    

Position Summary

What to expect for the Nestlé Fall 2023 Packaging Co-Op Program:

At Nestlé, we offer a paid, 6-month co-op program in Packaging during a school semester; Fall (June/July – December).  Our Packaging team leads all aspects of the entire development process, from design to manufacturing. Students are given real-life responsibilities through involvement in various activities, initiatives, and the chance to lead their own major projects.  The projects will vary in complexity and provide good exposure to a wide range of packaging materials and technologies. 


We give students the opportunity to assist in the development and industrialization of new packaging launches, sustainability initiatives, quality improvements, cost optimization, and improved line efficiency efforts.  You may also have exposure to different experiences and projects.  These may include factory visits, qualifying materials or molds, leading a line trial, performing laboratory testing, developing protocols, creating technical reports and/or attending trade shows.  In addition, these individuals will provide technical assistance to various internal departments to support business goals and will interact with Nestlé factory staff, internal customers as well as external vendors. 


This program is designed to develop future professionals for our Packaging function.  We are looking for individuals with the right mix of talent and enthusiasm with shown leadership skills, strong analytical and communication skills, and the ability to work in a team setting.


Key Outputs: 

  • Lead sustainability and productivity initiatives to help reduce material usage of existing packaging platforms by identifying, testing, and qualifying alternate materials or processes 
  • Develop protocols and conduct extensive testing to evaluate product and package performance in a real-world environment 
  • Design a new package format for different channels of trade (e.g., Club stores, Value, Grocery, and E-commerce) 
  • Assist in preparation of documentation and specifications for packaging materials 
  • Job Assignments will be based in either a corporate site or a manufacturing site for the duration of the co-op

 

Location:

  • Seattle, WA – Nestlé Coffee Partners
  • Solon, OH - Nestlé Professional
  • Marysville, OH - Nestlé R&D
  • Long Island, NY - Nestlé Health Science (Manufacuring site)
  • Eau Claire, WI -  Nestlé Health Science (Manufacuring site)

Requirements

Education:

  • Must be enrolled in a bachelor's or master's degree program with a focus on Packaging Science, Packaging Engineering, or another related field (i.e. Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Food Science) during the 6-month co-op program
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher preferred

 

Knowledge and Skills

  • Effective communication skills 
  • Analytical skills for data tracking and results analysis 
  • Strong problem solving skills and a continuous improvement mindset 
  • Collaborative and able to work in a team environment 
  • Ability to deliver results on challenging assignments 

 

Additional Requirements:

  • Willing to relocate as necessary for the assignment 
  • Willingess to work in a corporate site or a manufacutring site during the duration of the co-op
  • Willing to travel to Nestlé factories and/or supplier locations throughout the US 

 

Additional Perks: 

  • Competitive pay rate
  • Relocation package for the duration of the program (for those who qualify)
  • Participation in a Mentorship/Buddy Program designed to help grow your social and professional network
  • Immersion into a dynamic and collaborative work culture with diverse colleagues 

 

194025 

We are Nestlé, the largest food and beverage company. We are 308,000 employees strong driven by the purpose of enhancing the quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. Our values are rooted in respect: respect for ourselves, respect for others, respect for diversity and respect for our future. With more than CHF 91.4 billion sales in 2018, we have an expansive presence with 413 factories in more than 85 countries. We believe our people are our most important asset, so we'll offer you a dynamic inclusive international working environment with many opportunities across different businesses, functions and geographies, working with diverse teams and cultures. Want to learn more? Visit us at www.nestle.com.

    

Position Summary

What to expect for the Nestlé Fall 2023 Packaging Co-Op Program:

At Nestlé, we offer a paid, 6-month co-op program in Packaging during a school semester; Fall (June/July – December).  Our Packaging team leads all aspects of the entire development process, from design to manufacturing. Students are given real-life responsibilities through involvement in various activities, initiatives, and the chance to lead their own major projects.  The projects will vary in complexity and provide good exposure to a wide range of packaging materials and technologies. 


We give students the opportunity to assist in the development and industrialization of new packaging launches, sustainability initiatives, quality improvements, cost optimization, and improved line efficiency efforts.  You may also have exposure to different experiences and projects.  These may include factory visits, qualifying materials or molds, leading a line trial, performing laboratory testing, developing protocols, creating technical reports and/or attending trade shows.  In addition, these individuals will provide technical assistance to various internal departments to support business goals and will interact with Nestlé factory staff, internal customers as well as external vendors. 


This program is designed to develop future professionals for our Packaging function.  We are looking for individuals with the right mix of talent and enthusiasm with shown leadership skills, strong analytical and communication skills, and the ability to work in a team setting.


Key Outputs: 

  • Lead sustainability and productivity initiatives to help reduce material usage of existing packaging platforms by identifying, testing, and qualifying alternate materials or processes 
  • Develop protocols and conduct extensive testing to evaluate product and package performance in a real-world environment 
  • Design a new package format for different channels of trade (e.g., Club stores, Value, Grocery, and E-commerce) 
  • Assist in preparation of documentation and specifications for packaging materials 
  • Job Assignments will be based in either a corporate site or a manufacturing site for the duration of the co-op

 

Location:

  • Seattle, WA – Nestlé Coffee Partners
  • Solon, OH - Nestlé Professional
  • Marysville, OH - Nestlé R&D
  • Long Island, NY - Nestlé Health Science (Manufacuring site)
  • Eau Claire, WI -  Nestlé Health Science (Manufacuring site)

Requirements

Education:

  • Must be enrolled in a bachelor's or master's degree program with a focus on Packaging Science, Packaging Engineering, or another related field (i.e. Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Food Science) during the 6-month co-op program
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher preferred

 

Knowledge and Skills

  • Effective communication skills 
  • Analytical skills for data tracking and results analysis 
  • Strong problem solving skills and a continuous improvement mindset 
  • Collaborative and able to work in a team environment 
  • Ability to deliver results on challenging assignments 

 

Additional Requirements:

  • Willing to relocate as necessary for the assignment 
  • Willingess to work in a corporate site or a manufacutring site during the duration of the co-op
  • Willing to travel to Nestlé factories and/or supplier locations throughout the US 

 

Additional Perks: 

  • Competitive pay rate
  • Relocation package for the duration of the program (for those who qualify)
  • Participation in a Mentorship/Buddy Program designed to help grow your social and professional network
  • Immersion into a dynamic and collaborative work culture with diverse colleagues 

 

194025 

We are Nestlé, the largest food and beverage company. We are 308,000 employees strong driven by the purpose of enhancing the quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. Our values are rooted in respect: respect for ourselves, respect for others, respect for diversity and respect for our future. With more than CHF 91.4 billion sales in 2018, we have an expansive presence with 413 factories in more than 85 countries. We believe our people are our most important asset, so we'll offer you a dynamic inclusive international working environment with many opportunities across different businesses, functions and geographies, working with diverse teams and cultures. Want to learn more? Visit us at www.nestle.com.

Seattle, WA, US, 98104 Marysville, OH, US, 43040 Long Island City, NY, US, 11101 Solon, OH, US, 44139 Eau Claire, WI, US, 54703

Seattle, WA, US, 98104 Marysville, OH, US, 43040 Long Island City, NY, US, 11101 Solon, OH, US, 44139 Eau Claire, WI, US, 54703


Nearest Major Market: Seattle

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