O-I Project Engineer Co-Op – Quality Development Program – Fall 2019 in Perrysburg, Ohio

Project Engineer Co-Op – Quality Development Program – Fall 2019

  • Job ID #:5984

  • Functional Area:Engineering

  • Position Type:Full-Time Regular

  • Relocation Provided:No

  • Location:NA Regional HQ - Perrysburg, OH

  • Department:Quality

  • Education Required:High School Diploma

  • Experience Required:Not Indicated

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Position Description:

About O-I

Owens-Illinois, Inc. (NYSE: OI) is the world's largest glass container manufacturer and has more than a century of experience crafting pure, sustainable, brand-building glass packaging for many of the world’s best-known food and beverage brands. We are proud to provide high quality glass packaging for beer, wine, spirits, food, non-alcoholic beverages, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals. With 27,000 employees and an unparalleled footprint spanning 80 plants in 23 countries, O-I is a truly global maker of glass packaging.

Your Role:

We are currently seeking students to Co-Op in our Quality Development Program at our global headquarters in Perrysburg, OH during the Fall ‘19 Semester. As a Co-Op at O-I, you will be offered challenging and diverse opportunities while being supported through a structured learning and development program, with access to a variety of on the job activities, networking and social activities.

Your Co-op experience with O-I will provide challenge and broaden your exposure to our industry and our organization. As you continue to grow, you’ll take on more independent work, acquire a skill set that contributes to your group’s success, and help shape our future. You’ll learn our technology, business and processes and gain a solid foundation in manufacturing operations. The QDP prepares you for technical and supervisory roles in the areas of manufacturing and quality within our North American plants.

What you will do on a day-to-day basis:

The Quality Development Co-op Program is a 12-16 week program that includes quality and manufacturing training. Through your active participation in this program, you will gain a well-rounded background in plant operations, customer relations, and manufacturing management. This may include travel to O-I manufacturing facilities and to O-I customers as well as regular interactions with corporate and manufacturing personnel. Throughout the co-op program your specific duties may vary, however you can expect to do the following:

  • Perform a variety of tests, analyses, and studies related to the improvement of glass container quality.

  • Apply your problem solving skills and knowledge of various statistical tools and methods to design studies, conduct quality and complaints analyses.

  • Participate in the evaluation and testing of new container designs.

  • Work with O-I manufacturing plants and customers to investigate glass container quality and/or manufacturing issues.

  • Conduct measurements and write reports to summarize and communicate quality analyses.

  • Learn various facets of the plant process including: batch and furnace operations, forming machines, equipment, inspection, packaging, and quality assurance systems.

Position Requirements:

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate student pursuing a degree in a relevant Engineering, Operations, or Manufacturing Technology discipline. Desired degrees include: Mechanical, Industrial, Chemical, Manufacturing, Ceramic and Glass Engineering, Engineering, Maintenance and Industrial Technology, Operations Management and Material Science

  • High attention to detail.

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks and assignments to meet objectives.

  • Strong interpersonal skills: Well-spoken, professional demeanor. Able to interact with all levels of the organization.

  • A record of achievement. We want to see what you’ve accomplished at school, work or extra-curricular activities.

  • Commitment and flexibility to relocation.Upon completion of the full-time training program, next step opportunities will require relocation to be placed permanently in any one of our manufacturing facilities in the United States.

Must be authorized to work in the U.S. on a full-time basis. (O-I does not sponsor working visas for internships or co-ops).

Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations.

O-I is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact O-I at hr.recruiters@o-i.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.