Graphic Packaging International, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE: GPK), is committed to providing consumer packaging that makes a world of difference. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, we are a leading global provider of paper-based packaging solutions for a wide variety of products for food, beverage, food-service and other consumer products companies. We are one of the largest producers of folding cartons and hold a leading market position in solid bleached sulfate, coated unbleached kraft and coated recycled paperboard. Graphic Packaging's customers include some of the most widely- recognized companies in the world.
We achieve our vision by delivering value to our customers, building a high-performance culture for our employees and creating superior returns for our shareholders. We strive to be an environmentally responsible leader in our industry and in the communities where we operate.
Graphic Packaging has approximately 17,000 employees working in more than 60 locations in North and South America, Europe and the Pacific Rim. We are committed to workplace diversity and offer compensation and benefit programs that are among the best in the industry to reward the talented people who make our company successful. We invite you to review the following employment opportunity and to learn more about us at www.graphicpkg.com.
Inspired Packaging. A World of Difference.
Here at our Kalamazoo Carton, MI plant we are seeking 4 - Interns in a variety of areas. These positions will be responsible for providing support to the assigned Department Managers. Must be able to solve problems and make good, timely decisions, exhibit company core values, and be a change agent for continuous improvement. These Interns will work on process improvement projects. A successful candidate will strive to assist in driving best practices in safe operations and ensure the safety of all operations, maintenance and staff personnel. Qualified candidates need to be self-starters, be self-directed, take initiative to move forward with ideas, be committed and be able to work with and influence others. Must learn quickly and be able to analyze data. The individuals we seek will be pursuing a Bachelor's Degree (preferably in: Paper Engineering, Graphics, Technology, Manufacturing, Management or Human Resources), strong computer skills-Microsoft Office and Access are a plus, and have a working knowledge of Printing and Packaging.
Comfortable working in manufacturing environments.
Desire to work on projects.
Good analytical skills with attention to detail
Strong oral and written communication abilities
Ability and desire to work in a team environment
Proficient with Microsoft Office Applications
Ability to work a flexible schedule based on the needs of the business.
Proactive and action-oriented personality; comfort within a fast paced environment and a strong sense of urgency.
Strong interpersonal skills, proven problem-solving skills; solution focused.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Conduct tests to evaluate potential process improvements.
Research process equipment, including: obtaining quotes, coordinating product trials, and making recommendations for improvement.
Assist in writing standard operating procedures, training manuals, and for delivering training to employees
Provide engineering support to other departments as needed.
Present to the department periodically and at the end of the internship
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required for this job. This job description is not an employment contract, implied or otherwise. The employment relationship remains at-will.
Graphic Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their qualifications for the job in question. We do not base our employment decision on an employee's or applicant's race, color, religion, age, gender or sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic identity, genetic information, disability, veteran/military status or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. Click here to view the EEO is the Law Poster.