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Research & Development Packaging Co-Op

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A collective energy and ambition. A place where you can make a real difference.

We’re a company that genuinely cares about our people, our products, our consumers and the environment.

Our unique, informal culture champions courage, determination and collaboration. Knowing we have an open and supportive team means each of us has the freedom to take responsibility and ownership. We have a shared passion to work hard, innovate and push boundaries.

United by the belief that when we strive for growth, anything is possible. While we might not be the largest company in our industry, we believe we can have the biggest impact because: Together We Have the Power to Win.

Position Title: Research & Development Packaging Co-op

Location: Princeton, NJ

Duration: 7 month Co-op

We currently have an excellent opportunity for a Research & Development Engineering Co-Op located at our Princeton, NJ facility. This position will provide support to one of three functional areas: Packaging Innovation, Package Development, and Package Technical Transfer.

  • Package Innovation:  The co-op will focus on the early phases of packaging development, working with ideas, consumer insights, concepts and rough designs.
  • Package Development:  The co-op will work on package design that optimizes innovation functionality, costs and equipment integration requirements based on CHD’s core technology platforms.
  • Package Technical Transfer: The co-op will utilize performance based specifications & technology platform thinking to shorten & expedite the package commercialization process for new and revised packaging.

Through this position, the co-op will work in a project based environment. Responsibilities include testing, documentation, and travel to plants, and suppliers. The co-op will have the opportunity to work in cross-functional teams, as well as independently to determine and implement solutions based upon analytical data assessments.

Special Skills/Competencies and Requirements:

  • Pursuing Bachelor’s Degree in Packaging Science/Engineering.
  • Microsoft Excel is required.
  • Able to manage multiple timelines and priorities.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are required.
  • Co-op will be trained on specification systems, CAD, testing or prototyping equipment as required.

Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the U.S.

Church & Dwight is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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