Beverage Design Co-op Spring 2019

Atlanta | Georgia | United States

About WestRock (NYSE: WRK) partners with our customers to provide differentiated paper and packaging solutions that help them win in the marketplace. WestRock’s 45,000 team members support customers around the world from more than 300 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Learn more at www.westrock.com.

Beverage Design Co-op Spring 2019


4850B North Church Lane
Atlanta, Georgia, 30339
United States

What’s WestRock?
Packaging matters. As one of the top 5 packaging companies in
the world, we believe in capturing moments - both big and small - and
influencing how packaging plays a role in people’s lives. You may not realize it,
but odds are that you touch at least five packaged products that WestRock
makes, every day. We guarantee that no trip to the supermarket will ever be the
same. Learn more at www.westrock.com.
 
WestRock Design
This
is a paid 6-month internship starting in either January (Spring) or June (Fall).
Working with our team of Packaging Designers, we will look to you to influence
change in the beverage retail packaging space. We will challenge you to think
outside of the soda box, so awesome problem-solving abilities are greatly
appreciated. We’re a customer facing group and dedicated to our clients; it is
critical for you to be able to understand and strategically tailor designs to
each brand. More than likely, you will work on designs that will go to market.
 
Our
culture embraces diversity and rewards imagination, seeking achievers, leaders
and independent thinkers. Our team spans globally, working collaboratively as a
part of a cross functional group. At WestRock, you will not only be
transforming yourself as a packaging designer, but you will also gain real
world experience.
 
How you will impact WestRock:
·       
Come
in ready to inspire, be motivated, problem solve and support the design team.
·       
Research
and propose forward thinking ideas that challenge our existing manufacturing
asset base, including new technology investments, materials, and processes.
·       
Support
customer needs through prototyping, mock-ups, and sample production.
·       
Support
our innovation project platforms by focusing on insights-based pain-points in
order to generate disruptive packaging ideas.
·       
Participate
in manufacturing plant site visits to understand how packaging is produced.
·       
Create
presentations and graphic 1-pagers as visual aids that communicate design
intent
·       
Present yourself professionally.
·       
Manage
your time effectively and work independently at the direction of project leads.
·       
Stay
organized and systematically document project developments.
 
What
you need to succeed:
·       
Pursuing a degree in Industrial
Design, Packaging Engineering or similar
·       
Stellar portfolio with a motivated
spirit and excellent critical thinking
·       
Knowledge of CAD based programs
(ArtiosCAD would be ideal)
·       
Proficient in hand sketching
·       
Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite
·       
Proficient in SolidWorks and Keyshot
·       
Proficient with Microsoft Office
Suite
·       
Perform package testing (capable of
lifting 30lbs)
 
Perks
·       
Atlanta area office location nearby
to I-285 (Smyrna)
·       
Convenient proximity to several of
our operations facilities
·       
Exposure to a fast-paced and very
collaborative cross functional working environment
 
For more information on WestRock
Beverage Design, please go to www.westrock.com/en/markets/beverage.
WestRock
Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining
a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/ Disabled/Veterans. 

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