Valdosta, GA 
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610-VALDOSTA MILL-S, 5495 Clyattville Lake Park Rd, Valdosta, Georgia, United States of America Req #209
Thursday, September 27, 2018

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 Engineering Co-ops (Multiple Openings for the Spring 2019, Spring & Summer 2019, Summer & Fall 2019 and Fall 2019) in our Valdosta, GA. Paper Mill.

Responsibilities include: Responsible for providing process optimization and engineering support for the mill which will include but not limited to, compliance process coordination, lean projects, quality and product safety, and analytical and systems support. Develops and maintains methods for tracking and reducing operational costs. Coordinate the efforts of our outside resources to improve our operation by filtering and utilizing appropriate information. Conducts data analysis projects and uses data to make business decisions. Assignments may include some work at higher levels for training and development purposes. Successful candidate should have knowledge of pulp & paper making, waste-water treatment and recovery operations. Interest/aptitude in controls.

Basic Qualifications:

Must be a student in good standing with the University, currently enrolled majoring in Chemical, Electrical, Mechanical or equivalent applicable engineering program. The student will have either completed the freshman year or will have completed the freshman year when co-op begins and express interest in Pulp and Paper Manufacturing as a career. A minimum grade point average of 2.5 is required, you must pass drug screen and you must be eligible to work in the US on a full time basis.

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

to be able to work well under pressure and within time constraints, multi-task, and build sound relationships with both internal and external customers

to exhibit excellent communication, analytical, organizational and computer skills.

Capable of independently making sound decisions through creative problem-solving, ambiguity and change

Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple requests simultaneously

Ability to read and understand technical correspondence, memos, instructions, and reports.

PCA provides a competitive, comprehensive benefits package.

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

All Qualified applicants must apply at

Other details
  • Job Start Date Tuesday, January 1, 2019


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