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Co-op, Packaging Engineer (January - June 2023)


Shelton, CT, US

Req ID:  3484
Job Type: 
Edgewell is a global team of over 6,000 visionaries, doers and makers. Our secret is people, and we have an inspiring and collaborative global force of them. Our portfolio of over 25 brands touches lives in more than 50 countries by making useful things joyful. Together, we reimagine good mornings and endless summers, strive for more sustainable ways to beautify and bond, and do it all with not only confidence but determination.

Assignment: January - June 2023


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 may 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.


Hourly Rate:  $20.00 per hour

Edgewell is an equal opportunity employer. We do all we can to create a collaborative and diverse global team, where good ideas can thrive, and our colleagues can learn and lead. 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 legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. We listen deeply and speak directly to create an environment that’s open to difference. We aim to bring joy to not only the products we create and the people we serve, but our colleagues across the globe too.

Nearest Major Market: Bridgeport
Nearest Secondary Market: Danbury