INTERN/CO-OP (Plant Optimization Engineer)
Grandville, MI, USA Req #2516
Friday, December 20, 2019
At Packaging Corporation of America (PCA), we think of ourselves as more than a box manufacturer. We are an ideas and solutions company. We seek to be the leader in helping our customers - large and small - package, transport and display products of all kinds. It just happens to be that corrugated products are our area of expertise.
At PCA, you'll find the best people in the industry operating in a "golden rule" culture. We actively promote mutually rewarding relationships with each other and our customers by advocating respect for every individual, ethical and fair practices, and the highest standards in what we say and do. PCA is proud to have a highly skilled and experienced team leading the way.
As a Fortune 500 company and one of the largest producers of containerboard and corrugated packaging products in the U.S., PCA offers customers broad expertise and economies of scale, while our multiple plant locations let us rapidly meet the local needs of our customers.
We have an opening for a Plant Optimization Engineer Intern at our Grandville, MI plant.
Principle Accountabilities include:
•Work with engineers, maintenance, consultants, contractors, vendors, and operations.
•Work on special projects assigned to assist engineers, teach responsibility, and improve communication.
•Organize and implement moderate to large process improvements, problem elimination and capital/expense projects focusing on asset health and overall improved reliability.
•Troubleshooting problems and perform root cause analysis.
•Modify and optimize the maintenance (PM) work process
•Recommend innovative solutions to improve equipment, facility, and plant operations.
•Ability and willingness to travel on assignments
•Must be currently enrolled student majoring in Chemical, Mechanical, Electrical Engineering or related discipline and have completed the freshman year.
•A minimum grade point average of 3.0/4.0 is required
•Must be eligible to work in the US on a full-time basis
•Strong written, verbal, analytical, and interpersonal skills are essential
•High energy and intellectual curiosity
•Candidate must display maturity and a high level of professionalism
•The student must take ownership of his work. The ability to work with other lab personnel, operators, and supervisors is a requirement. A positive work attitude is essential.
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Pay Type Salary
PCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.