Counce, TN

Req #4571
Posted: 06/04/21

As a Fortune 500 company, Packaging Corporation of America (PCA) is an ideas and solutions company.  Our corrugated packaging business seeks to be the leader in helping our customers — large and small — package, transport and display products of all kinds.  Our white paper business delivers Paper With Purpose by providing the highest level of customer service and operational excellence.  We have approximately 15,000 team members in more than 100 locations in the United States that strive to meet the local needs of our customers.  Our mission is to serve the needs of our customers, today and tomorrow, with products and services that exceed expectations for performance and environmental responsibility.

People • Customers • Trust

Co- Op Process Engineer $18 to $24/hour

Responsibilities include:

The co-op will work with the Technical group.

Coordinate special testing of various samples throughout the papermaking process.

Work with Process Engineers as a resource for daily troubleshooting issues. Second and Third Term students will be assigned to production areas to further their development.

Work on special project assignments to assist engineers, teach responsibility, and improve communication.

Extensively utilize computer software for data input and process information systems.

Special testing will include determining BTU values of various materials using a Bomb Calorimeter, Carl Fischer Titration, Mass Spectroscopy and Gas Chromatography.

Basic Qualifications:

Must be currently enrolled at a participating University, Mississippi State University, The University of Mississippi, Auburn University, University of Alabama, University of North Alabama, University of Maine, University of North Carolina State, University of Miami Ohio, Georgia Tech or Tennessee Technology University, majoring in Paper Science or Chemical Engineering or other related majors and have completed the freshman year. A minimum grade point average of 3.0/4.0 is required, and must be a permanent U.S. resident.

All qualified applicants must apply at to be considered.

PCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.