Foods people love. Brands people trust. And a career that nourishes your future like no other.
If you’re driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, Nestlé USA is the place for you. We’re in 97% of American homes, and as the leading nutrition, health and wellness company, our goal is to continue to provide more nutritious foods, strengthen our local communities, and reduce our environmental and climate impact. Joining Nestlé means you can make an impact on an enormous scale.
Let’s challenge the status quo and be better tomorrow than we are today. We need to grow as a company and bring an intensity to our work that puts our competitors on notice. We must work as one team under one Nestlé brand, leading innovation across the organization, and empowering our employees to succeed in the workplace and beyond. We’ll win — and we’ll do it the right way.
If you’re a current undergraduate student and ready to take the next step toward pursuing your career, discover how Nestlé USA is transforming beyond confections and embracing our entrepreneurial culture & redefining our ways of winning. Are you ready to make your impact?
At Nestlé, we offer a paid 6-month co-op program in Packaging during a school semester; Fall (June/July – December 2019), with the possibility of extending through the Winter breaks. Our Packaging team oversees the entire development process, from design to manufacturing. Individuals in the co-op program are given real life responsibilities through involvement in a variety of activities, initiatives and the opportunity to manage their own major projects. The projects will vary in complexity and provide good exposure to a wide range of packaging materials and technologies.
Our Packaging Co-op Program provides the opportunity to assist in the development and industrialization of new packaging initiatives, quality improvements, cost optimization, and improved line efficiency efforts. Individuals in a co-op program may have exposure to different experiences and a variety of projects. These may include factory visits, qualifying materials or molds, leading a line trial, performing laboratory testing, developing protocols, creating technical reports and/or attending trade shows. In addition, these individuals will provide technical assistance to various internal departments to support business goals and will interact with Nestlé factory staff, internal customers as well as external vendors.
Our Co-op Packaging Program is designed to develop future professionals for our Packaging function. These highly sought-after positions are comprehensive, interactive and strategically integrated into the local Packaging team. We are looking for individuals with the right mix of talent and enthusiasm with proven leadership skills, strong analytical and communication skills and the ability to work in a team setting.
Lead sustainability/productivity initiatives to help reduce the material usage of existing packaging platforms by identifying, testing, and qualifying different materials or processes
Conduct extensive testing to evaluate product and package performance in a real world environment
Design a new package format for different channels of trade (e.g. Club stores, Value, & Grocery)
Assist in preparation of documentation and specifications for packaging materials
Assignments for co-op program will be located in Solon, Ohio or Arlington, Virginia.