Global Procurement Packaging Engineer Co-op (Fall 2017) – #01FDW
Executive Summary:Monsanto Procurement Supply Chain teams are seeking talented packaging engineering majors who desire a high quality six month co-op experience that sets the stage for potential future possibilities within Monsanto and expands your skills to become a marketable candidate upon graduation. Our program connects you with working and executive teams and has resulted in positive contributions to the profession, the individuals involved and society at large.Candidates must be willing to work in a fast paced, leading edge environment. This is an opportunity to join one of the greatest companies to work for and gain experience that will last a lifetime!Job Summary: This position works closely with Packaging Engineers, and supports Global Procurement operations and key stakeholders in an enriched experience to:Drive the design and development of packaging systems for existing products and new pipeline productsCreate and maintain packaging specifications and drawings in our electronic database systemDefine technical parameters, prepare test plans and evaluate the packaging components and assemblies insuring regulatory and quality compliance with industry standards (EPA, FIFRA, etc) and Monsanto- specific manufacturing process and management of change (MOC) processResponsible for trouble shooting and problem solving of packaging issuesSupport Packaging Procurement team on supplier selection and supplier qualificationWork with Packaging Procurement team to identify viable packaging options and alternatives to support cost reduction activitiesSupport cross-functional teams and manage multiple projects to meet established timelines through team building and leadership and communicate project status with key stakeholders. Collaborate and communicate effectively across different organizational levels, functions, businesses, and geographies to realize procurement goals and objectives.Qualifications:We are seeking junior and senior undergraduate students who meet the following criteria:Bachelor of Science in Packaging Engineering, Packaging Science, Engineering, Applied Science, or other related fieldsMinimum cumulative GPA of 3.3/4.0Willingness and ability to commit to a 6-month assignment(June-December 2017)Previous related experience is a strong plusPersonal transportation for daily commute In addition to meeting the above criteria, the most competitive students for this program also possess:Strong project management skills and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, while executing and delivering projects on timeDemonstrated organizational skillsHigh level of enthusiasm for the packaging professionExcellent interpersonal communication skillsHigh level of maturityStrong willingness and demonstrated ability to learn new concepts quicklyStrong Results orientationApply for this job.