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Co-op

Location: 

Shelton, CT, US

Req ID:  514
Job Type: 

 

Duration: May 2019 - December 2019

Eligibility: Students in their JR or SR year

All candidates must be currently eligible to work in the U.S. and provide proper documentation to substantiate

 

Edgewell Personal Care is a leading manufacturer and distributor of a diverse portfolio of consumer and personal products.  EPC is focused on Sun Care products, including Banana Boat and Hawaiian Tropic; Feminine Care products, including Gentle Glide, Sport and OB tampons, Stayfree pads, and Carefree liners; Playtex Infant Care products, including spill-proof cups, baby bottles, pacifiers, and Diaper Genie; Wet Shave products, including Schick Hydro, Intuition, Quattro, and Xtreme 3; and Skin Care products, including Edge and Skintimate Shave prep, Wet Ones and Playtex Gloves. 

 

Primary Purpose of this position:

Provide support to the Package Engineering staff in the design, documentation, and testing of Suncare, Skincare, Wet Shave, Shave Prep, Feminine Care, and Infant Care packaging.  This is a full time intern opportunity.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Engineering development of plastic containers and liquid dispensing systems as well as flexible films and shelf display packaging such as cartons and blistered packaging.
  • Co-ordinate development efforts with outside component suppliers as well as contract manufacturers both domestically as well as internationally.
  • Co-ordinate preparation of package prototypes for functional testing according to ASTM methods.
  • Hands-on involvement in all facets of development of primary and secondary packaging, including laboratory and pilot scale-ups.
  • Support the engineering staff in preparing and executing test methods.
  • Participate in cross functional business team meetings.
  • Develop and prepare package material specifications.
  • Travel will be required

 

Technical Skills:

  • Must have the ability to communicate, both written and oral.
  • Must be familiar with the use of common measuring devices.
  • Must be capable of following standard test methods such as ASTM and Playtex equivalent methods as well as verbal instructions from Engineers.
  • Must have strong computer skills, including Microsoft Excel, Word & CAD.

 

Education:

A high school diploma or equivalent, and be enrolled in an accredited degree program majoring in Package Engineering.

 


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