United States, Geneva, NY, Beauty Care

Quality Engineering Co-Op (6 months)


At Henkel, you can make a difference and craft your career. That’s why you own your projects and take full responsibility from an early stage. Our unique brands in markets around the world open up countless opportunities to follow your convictions and explore new paths. If you have an entrepreneurial mindset that allows you to always think out of the box - take the chance and shape the digital future together with us.


  • Assist in developing quality and manufacturing standards for cosmetic products.   
  • Support in quality initiatives and identify areas for improvement.
  • Create Quality Assurance standards including Range boards and QCPs.
  • Create standard operating procedures and standard work instructions.
  • Analyze manufacturing processes and instructions to assess differences with actual practices and process specification gaps.
  • Assist structured problem solving of common manufacturing issues.
  • Perform capability studies on various pieces of equipment.
  •  Gain technical knowledge of the cosmetic industry.
  • Observe manufacturing processes and collect quality feedback including identifying gaps in documentation and good quality practices.


  • Education and Experience: Sophomore or Junior working toward a Bachelor’s degree in an Engineering discipline.
  • Self-motivated professional who demonstrates the ability to quickly grasp new technologies and products in addition to solving complex problems.
  • Competent technical writer, with a basic understanding of manufacturing practices.
  • Bright and intellectually curious; deal with concepts and complexity comfortably.
  • Work independently as well as within a team.
  • The position is in the factory and could involve sitting, standing, walking and lifting for long periods of time throughout the day.
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 30 pounds. 

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

Henkel does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Unsolicited referrals and resumes are considered Henkel property and therefore, Henkel will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited referral.  At Henkel’s request only, preferred vendors may be invited to refer talent for specific open positions. In these cases, a fully-executed agreement with Henkel must be in place and current.

All employees applying for an internal position must have a discussion with his/her manager about their interest in a job posting opportunity. The discussion will not preclude the employee from interviewing if their skills meet the job requirements.

JOB ID: 20003200
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Limited Term
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067


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