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Packaging Engineer Co- Op (Spring 2025): R&I, Undergraduate

  • Posted: 3 Apr 2024
  • Research & Innovation
  • United States
  • On-site
  • USD 20.00-28.00

About the job

At Danone North America, you’ll work with some of the best-known food and beverage brands in the world like Activia, Silk, Two Good, Oikos, evian, and Happy Family. You’ll be part of one of the largest Certified B Corps™ in the world, working together to make sure our brands create real benefits for people, communities, and the planet. We have 6,000+ employees across the U.S. and Canada. Come join our movement for a healthier world: One Planet. One Health BY YOU.


Everyone on our Research & Innovation team shares a passion for innovation, new process, new formulations, new packaging and new ways of thinking. By joining this team, you will use your scientific and technologic expertise to bring health through food, meet the needs of consumers and nurture growth in the business. 

Reporting to a Sr. Packaging Engineer, this position is part of the Research and Innovation team and is responsible for providing technical support on projects within a business unit related to dairy and non-dairy packaging, with a focus on innovation, sustainability, and productivity.


This Co - Op will take place from January 13, 2025 - June 27, 2025, located in Louisville, Colorado.


In this role, you will be responsible for:

You will Lead innovation/productivity/sustainability initiatives of existing packaging platforms by identifying, testing, and qualifying different materials or processes
You will Conduct extensive testing to evaluate product and package performance in a real world environment.
You will Design a new package format for different channels of trade (e.g. Club stores, Value, & Grocery)
You will Assist in preparation of documentation and specifications for packaging materials
You will Work with cross functional teams.



The base compensation range for this position is $20-28/hour.

About you

Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Packaging Engineering or related field
One or more courses completed: Materials Science, Distribution Packaging, and Food Packaging.
Strong communication and analytical skills
Strong problem-solving skills & a continuous improvement mindset
Collaborative and able to work in a team environment.

About us

Danone North America doesn’t just welcome what makes you unique, we value it. We’re proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All hires to our team are based on qualifications, merit and business needs. We recruit, employ, train and promote regardless of race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic or any other protected status. Faithful to our values of openness and humanism, all of our employees share in the commitment to engage one another with dignity and respect.