Packaging Solutions Co-Op 9/12/2016

DiversityWorking Plainfield, IL

Company
DiversityWorking
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
7281104
AJE Ref #
576150159
Location
Plainfield, IL
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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External Job TitlePackaging Solutions Co-Op
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* AutoReqId
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* 52712BR
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* Function
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* Supply Operations
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* Type of Job
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* Employee
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* Country
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* United States
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* Town/City
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* Plainfield
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* North America State/Province
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* Illinois
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* External Job Description
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* Attention applicants:
this posting has been specifically created for campus recruiting events. If you not attending these events and interested in Diageo opportunities, please visit our career page at www.diageo-careers.com
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* Just Imagine... Joining the world's leading premium drinks business, surprising and delighting our customers & consumers with our brands such as Johnnie Walker, Guinness and Smirnoff
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* Diageo
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* At Diageo we have more than 33,000 bright and collaborative people working to push our business and brands forward. We have a guiding purpose
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* to celebrate life every day, everywhere
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* , which permeates everything we do. We want our people to progress and fulfill their potential while at Diageo through giving them the freedom to do their best work. We also seek to maintain a diverse workforce in which the contributions made by our employees create a stimulating and rewarding working environment.The
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* Brand Technical Center
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* is a part of DNA Supply and consists of a team of 140+ technical experts, located at our world class facility in Plainfield, IL+
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* Innovation & Brand Change
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* is responsible for launching over 150 projects annually, led by the North American Spirits portfolio. They lead projects through a stage gate commercialization process in both foreign & domestic markets and are responsible for developing business plans for product launches, designing liquid and packaging solutions, and ensuring commercial viability throughout the supply chain.+
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* Operational Excellence
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* focuses on Environment, Health & Safety, Quality, Regulatory and Manufacturing Excellence by establishing best practices and standards, building capabilities, providing technical support and assuring compliance within the organization.+
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* Science &Technology
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* consists of Brand Technical Assurance, Manufacturing Technology Development, and Research Science. S&T is a diverse group with vast technical expertise in such areas as engineering, brewing/distilling, chemistry, and microbiology. Their focus is to deliver revolutionary liquids, materials, and manufacturing technologies and define global technical standards to strengthen our esteemed brands.
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* About this Role
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* This is a
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* 6 month, full-time, paid co-op in I&BC starting in January or June 2017.
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* Co-ops are given challenging projects that have an immediate impact on the business. Throughout the year, you will have multiple opportunities for visibility and exposure to sr. management, the BTC, and suppliers. As a co-op, you have an opportunity to gain the experience and exposure that could lead to an exciting full-time job at Diageo!
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* Top Accountabilities
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* + Provide packaging support for Renovation, Innovation, and Supply Optimization projects+ Facilitate, capture, and evaluate data through testing procedures within the packaging lab+ Assist with the research of emerging technology within material science+ Partner with packaging suppliers to assess capabilities and potential opportunities
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* Qualifications and Experience Required
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* + Unrestricted US work authorization now and in the future+ Legal Drinking Age (21 years) by the start of employment+ Minimum current GPA of 3.0+ At least two years of coursework towards a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering (Packaging, Mechanical, Manufacturing, Chemical), Chemistry, Material Science, Supply Chain Management, or similar, preferably with relevant work experience+ Strong problem-solving skills; ability to gather and analyze data+ Demonstrated ability to work independently and drive projects to conclusion+ Strong communication skills, both written and verbal; ability to communicate with all levels in the organization+ Confidence, adaptability, and resiliency in challenging situations and a fast-paced environment
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* EEOC Statement (Only for US Users. For other markets, please leave blank)
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* Diageo is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer and is subject to federal regulations pertaining to employment. Diageo does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, marital status, Protected veteran status, or any other basis prohibited under federal, state or local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the Company has facilities. Diageo also provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and any other state or local laws. .