United States, Brandon, SD, Beauty Care

Engineering Intern


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.


  • Work with all pertinent departments to develop and assure component specifications for both in-house and outsourced components.
  • Develop fill and assembly specs.
  • Work closely with all Divisions to include Package Engineering, Marketing, Creative, Sales, and Customers.Also work closely with Production, QA/QC, and Operations, Purchasing, and Vendors to ensure the desired finished product.
  • Develop and executes packaging validations.
  • Give technical advice and assist QA/QC in investigating component and packaging failure.
  • Fill out packaging-related Non-Conformance Reports and work with necessary parties to resolve NCR issues.
  • Provide incoming inspection, QA and QC with physical standards and specifications against which to check critical dimensions.
  • Maintain component specifications in an organized manner.
  • Work with Package Engineering and New Product Development to ensure that new products are introduced in a timely manner.
  • Create packout patterns and pallet patterns.
  • Develop secondary packaging such as shippers, pads, dividers, and fold boxes.
  • Perform ship tests, stability tests, and other packaging tests to ANSI standard test protocols.
  • Work with Quality, Data Management, Supply Chain, and Operations to ensure that routing notes and Bills of Material are accurate and up to date.
  • Lead the preparation of line trials, first production runs, and samples to the field while working closely with Package Engineering and Compounding for smooth transfer of new products to operations.Develop and execute protocols, Analyze data, and disseminate reports to Package Engineering and all other key constituents.
  • Perform investigative, cost-down, value-added, and other analyses as warranted.
  • Keep current on test methods, market advances & trends, and sustainable initiatives.
  • Assist in special projects and all other duties as assigned.


  • Must have or be working on a bachelor’s degree in Packaging Engineering or other related engineering discipline. Masters degree preferred.
  • Must be proficient in Autocad, Inventor and Microsoft Office. MAPICS system experience a plus.
  • Must demonstrate a strong ability to organize, prioritize work and multi-task.
  • Must possess excellent communication skills both orally and in writing with employees and management.
  • It is the responsibility of each employee to conduct tasks in a safe and efficient manner complying with all local, state, and federal safety, health, and environmental regulations, company program standards, company policies, and special safety concerns while protecting yourself, the organization, and the environment.  You are ultimately responsible for your safety and well-being.

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression,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 talentfor 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 precludethe employee from interviewing if their skills meet the job requirements.

JOB ID: 20008819
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Limited Term
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067