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Welcome to SVA’s jobs portal, your one-stop shop for finding the most up to date source of employment opportunities. We have partnered with the National Labor Exchange to provide you this information. You may be looking for part-time employment to supplement your income while you are in school. You might be looking for an internship to add experience to your resume. And you may be completing your training ready to start a new career. This site has all of those types of jobs.

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The Hershey Company Intern Packaging Development (Fall 2023) in Hershey, Pennsylvania

Location: Hershey, PA Duration: Fall 2023 (July - December 2023) * Summary* With supervision from the Manager, the position supports or leads the design and technical development of packaging solutions for new and/or existing products. This role will also partner with the Hershey packaging lab to develop test methods and execute testing to optimize existing packaging structures. Eligible candidates must be available to commit 40 hours per week for this rotation (July - December 2023).   * Major Duties/Responsibilities * * With supervision from Manager of Packaging Development or Senior Packaging Engineer, review, recommend, test and implement various proposals for packaging design. Collaborate with project initiator on project objectives and expectations. * Utilize various packaging material substrates in the design of primary, secondary and tertiary packaging that minimizes material usage and labor implications while enhancing retail acceptance. * Helps determine impact on new packaging design to existing and new automation at manufacturing locations. * With the Manager or Packaging Engineer, responsible for determining packaging material specifications to maintain product integrity.  This includes development of appropriate design to maximize long term quality and shelf life of product while minimizing cost. * Conduct analytical testing on materials and interpret data findings.  Propose design recommendations to manager and/or customer as a result of findings. * Ensure project success by keeping project on schedule through written and oral correspondence while evaluating technical data, i.e. lab results, collaborative tests, distribution tests and line trials. * Develop a professional knowledge of current and emerging trends in packaging technology. * Ensures the accuracy of specifications issued, including mechanical drawings and written text. * Identify potential cost implications to all areas of the business regarding packaging changes and communicate impact to industrial engineering. * Develop packaging bill of materials and enter into project management system for manufacturing/co-pack implementation. * Conducts packaging studies aimed at decreasing costs, reducing material usage while maintaining product/cosmetic integrity. * Partner with procurement on implementation of cost reduction initiatives. * Review internal (Hershey) and external (customer) data to investigate and develop causation of packaging failure and develop/implement corrective actions accordingly. * Identify areas of opportunity to standardize materials to realize volume leverage pricing for packaging components * Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required to successfully perform major duties/responsibilities * * Basic understanding of other team members’ duties and responsibilities. * Ability to design and interpret transport simulations. * Technical knowledge of packaging material fundamentals. * Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects. * Ability to communicate (oral and written). * Mechanical aptitude and ability. * Demonstrated problem solving skills. * Ability to make decisions independently. * Able to work with others. * Self-Motivation and initiative. * Organizational skills. * Able to work together with other functions to accomplish a common objective * Strong PC skills; MS Office, Excel   * Minimum Education and Experience Requirements * * Education:  Pursuing B.S. in Packaging Engineering The Hershey Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The policy of The Hershey Company is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other categories protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. The Hershey Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veterans If you require a reasonable accommodation as part of the application process, please contact the HR Service Center (