Appvion Operations, Inc.

  • Engineering Co-Op

    Location US-PA-Roaring Spring
    Job ID
    2020-1939
  • What we need from you

    Appvion Operations, Inc. is recruiting for an Engineering Co-Op for the Summer & Fall semesters.  The Engineering Co-Op role is intended to provide students with the opportunity to apply academic knowledge and skills in a professional environment and support the student’s career goals.  The Engineering Co-Op experience allows students the opportunity to integrate knowledge and skills in manners that are mutually beneficial to both the student and Appvion. 

    What you get to do

    The actual responsibilities assigned will vary depending on the skills and qualifications of the person in the job and the evolving needs of the department.  However, the initial responsibilities expected of this position include the following:

    • Create and / or update drawings in AutoCAD.
    • Design mechanical, electrical, and instrumentation systems.
    • Specify and order mechanical components, electrical controls, automation components, and instrumentation devices.
    • Manage small Capital projects.
    • Interface and work closely with Engineering, Operations, and Maintenance personnel, as well as outside vendors and equipment manufacturers.
    • Perform other miscellaneous duties as requested.

    What we are looking for

    • Computer skills – basic Microsoft software skills (Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint)
    • AutoCAD software experience required.
    • Ability to read and understand Mechanical and Electrical drawings.
    • Enrolled in Mechanical, Electro-Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, or Engineering Technology program.  Preferably have completed at least one year of study with the intent to attend the subsequent term as a full-time student.
    • Required to work two consecutive semesters: Summer & Fall Semesters
    • Ability to work a flexible schedule
    • Must actively support and demonstrate safe working practices
    • Must have good interpersonal skills, be results oriented, and a team player
    • Must have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
    • Ability to apply engineering and scientific principles to resolve problems and to make improvements
    • Ability to interact effectively with a wide variety of management, operational and maintenance employees
    • Learns quickly and competently applies knowledge to achieve expected results 

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Previous experience in an industrial or manufacturing environment
    • Demonstrated leadership experience

     Please apply online at www.appvion.com.   No phone calls please.  Paper applications/resumes will not be accepted.  All offers of employment are contingent on a pre-employment physical and drug/alcohol screen. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability. 

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