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Graphic Packaging International LLC Intern/CoOp Kalamazoo Carton in Kalamazoo, Michigan

Intern/Co-Op Kalamazoo Carton

\ Tracking Code\ 20299-159

Job Location\ 1421 N. Pitcher Street, Kalamazoo, Michigan

Category\ Manufacturing and Operations --\> Production Control and Planning

Travel:\ No Travel Required

Position Type\ Full-Time/Regular

Job Description

MISSION / SUMMARY:\ This position provides technical support for the operations group within the department. Develop and implement best practices to improve safety, quality, productivity and cost reduction. Develop specific performance parameters as requested.\ EDUCATION / KNOWLEDGE:\ Current student in good standing pursuing a degree in Paper and Pulp, Engineering, Safety or related field.\ JOB FUNCTION: Job functions include, but are not limited to the following.\ Provide support for process improvement projects.\ 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 or prior to the end of the semester.\ Conduct tests to evaluate potential process changes.\ Research process equipment, including: obtaining quotes, coordinating product trials, and making recommendations for purchase.\ Assist in writing standard operating procedures and training manuals.\ Present to the department periodically and at the end of the internship\ Other duties as assigned.

Required Skills

DESIRED SKILLS:\ Desire to work on projects.\ Leadership skills.\ Good analytical skills with attention to detail.\ Strong oral and written communication skills.\ Ability and desire to work in team environment.\ Proficient with Microsoft Office Applications.\ SCHEDULE DEMANDS:\ General schedule is an 8-hour M-F assignment, however, employee must be willing to work alternate schedules occasionally; that may include early mornings, nights, and/or weekends and be punctual while doing so. Occasional overnight travel to include flying, driving, riding or by rail.\ PHYSICAL DEMANDS:\ Frequent, bending, stooping, squatting, as well as frequent movement throughout the facility for extended periods of time up to 8-hour\ Occasional Lifting up to 20 lbs.\ Reading computer screen or other electronic devices.\ Use of various office, hand tools or electrical equipment\ Employee is required to wear steel toe shoes, safety glasses and hearing protecting when in the manufacturing area.\ While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to airborne particles and times of increased heat and humidity.\ The noise level in the immediate work environment is normally quiet, however requires exposure to a noisy manufacturing environment.

Required Experience

\ At Graphic Packaging International, we produce the paper cup that held your coffee this morning, the basket that transported those bottles of craft beer you enjoyed last weekend, and the microwave tray that heated your gourmet meal last night. 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 products. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, we are collaborative, diverse, innovative individuals who create inspired packaging while giving back to our communities. With over 25,000 employees working in more than 130 locations worldwide, we strive to be environmentally responsible 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 tale