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Package Development Engineering Co-op


Milford, CT, US

Req ID:  515
Job Type: 

We are a global team of 6000 visionaries, doers, and makers. Our portfolio of over 25 brands touches lives in more than 50 countries. Together, we reimagine good mornings and endless summers, beauty and bonding, confidence and determination.


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.



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

Edgewell is an equal opportunity employer, and we prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.


Nearest Major Market: New Haven
Nearest Secondary Market: Hartford