Product Development Co-op 9/10/2016

Kapstone Paper and Packaging Corp. North Charleston, SC

Company
Kapstone Paper and Packaging Corp.
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
5000136409706
AJE Ref #
576132418
Location
North Charleston, SC
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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The Co-op Student is responsible for assisting with the successful completion of projects related to Product Development. As the student gains increased knowledge and experience, he/she will become responsible for completing independent projects. Typical projects include running trials in the paper/pulp mills; producing and evaluating properties of TAPPI hand sheets; assisting with pilot equipment; implementing profit, productivity, and quality improvements; completing economic justifications. Reports and data prepared by the student are utilized as a basis for management decisions related to safety, environmental, quality, and production issues.











Through this work experience, the Co-op Student will:











Apply concepts learned in Pulp and Paper or Engineering classes





Relate real world experience in classes





Develop an understanding of an Engineer s role in an industrial setting





Learn about the general operations of a manufacturing facility





Develop the ability to communicate with a variety of people in all types of positions





Expand his/her technical skills, such as pertinent computer programs/software, technical report writing, and general problem solving skills











Benefits include:











Excellent pay ($18.00 per hour, first work semester)





Paid holidays





Overtime pay





Housing stipend ($700 per month) for non-local students





Seniority accrual









Requirements:











Paper Science or Engineering major with Paper Science background





Minimum 3.0 GPA (must be maintained through co-op experience)





Completed four semesters





Willing to work in an industrial environment





Strong leadership capabilities





Good project planning and execution





Excellent interpersonaland communication skills





Initiative and perseverance





Team player





May require limited amounts of travel

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled