Intern- Package Engineering
SUMMARY: Tyson is looking to add a Package Engineering Intern to its Research and Development department in Downers Grove, IL. The intern will report to the Manager or Director of Package Innovation & Development and will assist in the hands-on development and improvement of products for Retail and Foodservice businesses. The position provides the opportunity for the chosen candidate to take the first step in a successful long term R&D career at a dynamic Fortune 200 company.Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Assist with the hands on development of packaging for new products, line extensions, quality improvement, cost improvement, package material substitution and applied package technology related projects. Become competent in packaging design basics for the food industry. Perform bench top and pilot plant experiments. Collect and analyze data. Manage assigned projects Problem solve issues with current packages. Develop/issue packaging specifications and gain familiarity with designated plant packaging lines. Attend factory qualifications for packaging materials. Attend focus groups with consumers. Train in consumer and customer insights. Other duties as needed and/or assigned.QUALIFICATIONS:Open minded individual with a spirit of innovation capable of managing a project from start to finish Recent graduate students with BS or MS or Junior or Senior undergraduate.Familiarity with package lab, pilot plant processes and equipment.Ability to collect and analyze data from experiments and generate appropriate reports.Computer literacy essential.Strong communication skills.To view a full job description and submit your resume for consideration, click APPLY TO THIS POSITION below and follow the prompts.Apply for this job.