Engineering Intern

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Date: Nov 29, 2018

Location: Mason, MI, US

Company: Dart Container

Overview: As the manufacturer of Dart® and Solo® brand products, Dart Container is an industry leading single-use food and beverage packaging company. With 15,000 employees and 40+ locations worldwide, Dart offers more than 4,000 products used every day in restaurants, hospitals, schools and homes around the globe.

Benefits: Dart Container full-time employees enjoy great benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) with company matching contributions, paid vacation, paid holidays, short-term disability, tuition assistance, product discounts and more.

Get ready to gain some hands-on experience in the world of packaging development for some of the most globally-recognized brands and products. Dart Container is on the lookout for an Engineering Intern to join our Product Development team. We are seeking a student who has a knack for details and organization paired with a mixture of curiosity and analytics.

In this position, you will have the opportunity to experience multiple facets of packaging development (from packaging to testing) while working with various groups across our Mason campus to gain a better understanding of how the operation of the business works.


Day-to-Day Role:


  • Perform feasibility studies for fabrication, assembly, machining, or processing
  • Assist technicians with assembly and disassembly of process equipment and components in order to diagnose issues
  • Participate in troubleshooting, analysis, evaluation, implementation, and documentation of engineering solutions
  • Document and track technical changes and/or improvements and standard operating procedures (SOPs)
  • Collaborate with production personnel and other departments to gather information and draft reports, and improve equipment, processes, and products
  • Create test parameters and participate in the testing, data analysis, and implementation of processes, equipment, and engineering solutions

Core Skills and Qualifications:

The ideal candidate must possess all of the following:


  • Sophomore, Junior or Senior student status working towards a Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in packaging science, packaging engineering, or a related field of study
  • Ability to apply engineering science and technology principles, techniques, procedures and equipment
  • Experience with 2D CAD
  • Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications
  • Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • Junior or Senior student status
  • Artios CAD experience




If you experience difficulty applying online, you may call (800) 545-3278 Ext 3390 or email us at for assistance.


Dart Container is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all candidates for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


If you have a disability and need an accommodation to access this website or for the application process, you should call Dart at (800) 545-3278 Ext 3370 or email us at Relay calls can be made by dialing 711 or the relay number for your state.

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