United States, Darien, CT, Beauty Care

Package Engineering Co-Op


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.


  • Package Development Support
  • Source packaging and innovations based on assigned project and direction from Packaging Development Team.
  • Gain an understanding and assist with design conception, engineering, specification, and testing of structural packaging components. Modifying as necessary to consider product fit, structural form, material needs, cost targets, manufacture ability, retail environment, and storage and transportation requirements.
  • Develop new and update existing material specifications. Check supplier’s drawings for accurate component technical information. Obtain samples of packaging for formula/package compatibility testing.
  • Work with Geneva Packaging Engineering on new developments when piloting or trialing for qualification of new packaging.
  • Keep abreast of new developments in Packaging Industry Technologies.
  • Provide regular feedback to packaging development on progress against packaging objectives assigned to them. Identify and communicate viable.


  • Currently working towards B.S Degree in Packaging Science or equivalent in a similar industry.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills required.
  • Computer proficiency required in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Experience in PPM, or PLM systems a plus (project management).
  • A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.
  • Excellent project management skills and attention to deadlines.
  • Extremely organized with excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.

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 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: 20010209
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Limited Term
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067