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  • Summer/Fall 2018 Mechanical Engineering Co-op

    Job Locations US-MA-Fitchburg
    Requisition ID
    2018-4552
    Category
    Engineering
    Position Type
    Intern
  • Overview

    Job Description:               Co-op for Mechanical Engineering students at Caraustar’s Mill Operations
     
    Job Location:                    Fitchburg, MA  01420
     
    Time Slots Available For 1 Position each semester:
    - Summer semester 2018; Fall 2018
     
    Position Available:         
    Mechanical Engineering position at our Fitchburg, MA location.  The complex produces 330 tpd (tons per day) of 100% recycled paperboard designed specifically to manufacture corrugated boxes.

    Responsibilities

    Job Responsibilities:
    - Plan, implement and lead assigned projects
    - Create ACAD drawings and details as required to support individual and departmental projects
    - Develop material lists, cost estimates and budget inputs
    - Lead small project in process monitoring, investigation, and optimization
    - The Candidate May be Involved in: Equipment Reliability and Uptime Improvement Projects, Waste Reduction Initiatives, Root Cause Failure Analysis, Preventive Maintenance Systems
    - Follow safe work practices at all times

    Qualifications

    Job Requirements:         
    - Sophomore or higher level in Paper Science and Mechanical Engineering.
    - Prior experience preferred, but not required.
    - GPA of 2.8 or higher.
    - Knowledge of Microsoft Office (required)
    - Experience with CAD (AutoCad LT), Database (SharePoint)
    - Self-motivated and ability to work well in team environments.
     
    Additional Details:          
    - Pay Rate: $20.00/hr
    - 40 hrs/wk
    - Restricted overtime
    - Co-ops will be responsible for finding their own living arrangements
    - Formal two-way performance evaluation at end of semester
    - Co-op summary report on semester projects and day to day tasks
    - Provide good talent pool for future permanent positions.
    - Requires willingness to work in a paper mill manufacturing environment.

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