Industrial Engineering Co-op (Summer 2017 start)

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POST DATE 9/10/2016
END DATE 5/12/2017

Kapstone Paper and Packaging Corp. North Charleston, SC

North Charleston, SC
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)


KapStone Charleston Kraft is seeking engineering interns and co-ops at our pulp and paper mill in Charleston, SC. Our goal is to place dynamic and driven students in our business to manage projects which support strategic goals, while learning about the real business world and gaining valuable hands-on experience.

The Co-op Student is responsible for assisting with the successful completion of projects throughout their co-op experience. Projects can be related to process improvements, mechanical or electrical equipment reliability issues, solving of production problems, process control, or project engineering. As the student gains increased knowledge and experience, he/she will become responsible for completing independent projects.

Through this opportunity, the Co-op Student will apply concepts learned in engineering classes to real world experience. Co-ops will develop an understanding of an Engineer's role in an industrial setting and the general operations of a manufacturing facility. They will also expand their technical skills, with industrial equipment knowledge, pertinent computer programs/software use, technical report writing, and general problem solving.

Company Overview:

Located in the attractive metropolitan area of Charleston, SC, KapStone Charleston Kraft LLC is a fully-integrated pulp and paper operation, manufacturing over 800,000 tons annually of a diverse, high-quality kraft paper line. We are a global supplier of our kraft paper products in 50 countries around the world. KapStone Charleston Kraft LLC is the world market leader in high quality DuraSorb Saturating Kraft; the innovative producer of the unique, low-density, and high-strength product line known as Kraftpak Folding Carton Board; and an international provider of linerboard. KapStone Charleston Kraft LLC operates three paper machines and a cogeneration facility to generate power.

Benefits include:

* Excellent pay
* Paid holidays
* Overtime pay
* Housing stipend for non-local students
* Seniority accrual
* On-site fitness center


* Industrial Engineering major with computer skills
* Minimum 2.8 GPA (must be maintained through co-op experience)
* Must have successfully completed entry level engineering courses such as Statics and Dynamics and Introduction to Simulation
* Safety conscious and willing to work in an industrial environment
* Strong leadership capabilities
* Good project planning and execution
* Excellent interpersonaland communication skills
* Initiative and perseverance
* Team player

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled