Engineer (Process, Projects, Reliability) Fall 2020 Co-op
Deridder, LA 
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Engineer (Process, Projects, Reliability) Fall 2020 Co-op
DeRidder, LA 70634, USA Req #2752
Thursday, February 13, 2020

People * Customers * Trust

At Packaging Corporation of America (PCA), we think of ourselves as more than a box manufacturer. We are an ideas and solutions company. We seek to be the leader in helping our customers - large and small - package, transport and display products of all kinds. It just happens to be that corrugated products are our area of expertise.

At PCA, you'll find the best people in the industry operating in a "golden rule" culture. We actively promote mutually rewarding relationships with each other and our customers by advocating respect for every individual, ethical and fair practices, and the highest standards in what we say and do. PCA is proud to have a highly skilled and experienced team leading the way.

As a Fortune 500 company and one of the largest producers of containerboard and corrugated packaging products in the U.S., PCA offers customers broad expertise and economies of scale, while our multiple plant locations let us rapidly meet the local needs of our customers.

We are seeking resumes for an Engineering Co-op/Intern (4 Openings for Fall 2020) in our DeRidder, LA facility

Interns or co-op positions at PCA have the opportunity to qualify for our tuition relief program. This program will assist students who are entering their senior year or their final semester in college by reimbursing them for their tuition (up to $20,000 for their final senior year or $10,000 for their final senior semester).

PCA also offers an educational assistance program for employees who have served for 6 months, and are looking to pursue an advanced degree to further their skills and qualifications. The program will reimburse the employee up to $12,000 a year for education expenses.

Principle Accountabilities:

  • Work with engineers, maintenance, consultants, contractors, vendors, and operations.

  • Work on special projects assigned to assist engineers, teach responsibility, and improve communication.
  • Utilize computer software for P&ID drawing and assist in maintaining equipment files.
  • Automate data collection and reporting for production benchmarks.
  • Coordinate projects during design and construction
  • Assist with software and hardware checkout on new systems and control strategies.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must be currently enrolled student majoring in Chemical, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering and have completed the freshman year.
  • A minimum grade point average of 3.0/4.0 is required
  • Must be eligible to work in the US on a full time basis

The successful candidate must possess the following Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Strong written, verbal, analytical, and interpersonal skills are essential.
  • Candidate must display maturity and a high level of professionalism.
  • The Co-op student must take ownership of his work. The ability to work with other lab personnel, operators, and supervisors is a requirement. A positive work attitude is essential.

Co-Op information:

  • Housing for the Co-Op(s) will be provided.

Actively seeking applicants at University of LA at Lafayette, Louisiana Tech, McNeese State University, University of Maine, Auburn University, Lamar University, The University of Texas at Tyler, and Louisiana State University.

PCA provides a competitive comprehensive benefits package.

PCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories

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  • Pay Type Salary


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
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