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Spring 2021 Engineering Co-Op

Greif Packaging LLC
Tama, IA 52339
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Greif offers a great working environment and the opportunity to make an immediate impact at a company where your ideas are always welcome.

Job Requisition #:

017082 Spring 2021 Engineering Co-Op (Open)

Job Description:

Major Responsibilities:

Student will spend the Co-op working & learning in our Coated Recycled Paperboard facility. The program will require students to work in a full-time hourly position for 8hrs/day, M-F (40hrs/wk). Student will be paired with the Technical Manager, which will provide guidance & mentorship throughout the semester.
During the semester, students duties will include project work to include the following:

  • Safety Management: The critical nature of promoting and ensuring a safe work environment and safe work practices for and by all associates in the mill
  • Production: an in-depth overview of CRB production; working directly with production crews & equipment, conducting routine lab work to document operations and improvement efforts
  • Quality Control: understanding the fundamentals of testing equipment, QC results and reporting & the quality variables and attributes of finished products
  • Maintenance: facility maintenance requirements; preventative maintenance & daily upkeep of equipment


  • Strong laboratory, written, verbal, analytical, and interpersonal skills required; students must display a high level of professionalism & safety awareness.

Employer Expectations:

  • Demonstrates acceptance of responsibility; shows pride in work performed; demonstrates flexibility in acceptance of assignments and schedules; maintains professional behavior and appearance; exhibits dependability.

Career Opportunities:

  • Students that display a high level of engagement/comprehension may be offered a salaried administrative position post-graduation. Positions could include, but not limited to, facility & production level management.

Job Requirements:

  • Sophomore or higher level in Paper Science and Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering.
  • Prior experience preferred, but not required.
  • GPA of 2.8 or higher.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office tools (required)
  • Self-motivated and ability to work well in team environments.

EEO Statement:


We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits and opportunity for growth. Greif, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, race, gender, religion, age, national origin, color, disability, or veteran status. EOE/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran. For more information read Greifs Equal Opportunity Policy.

Posted: 2021-02-09 Expires: 2021-03-10
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