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Engineer Co-Op at Henkel Corporation in Darien, Connecticut

Posted in Architecture 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


At Henkel, you can make a difference and craft your career. That’s why you own your projects and take full responsibility from an early stage. Our unique brands in markets around the world open up countless opportunities to follow your convictions and explore new paths. If you have an entrepreneurial mindset that allows you to always think out of the box - take the chance and shape the digital future together with us.


  • Work with all pertinent departments to develop and assure component specifications for both in-house and outsourced components.

  • Develop fill and assembly specs.

  • Work closely with all Divisions to include Package Engineering, Marketing, Creative, Sales, and Customers. Also work closely with Production, QA/QC, and Operations, Purchasing, and Vendors to ensure the desired finished product.

  • Develop and executes packaging validations.

  • Give technical advice and assist QA/QC in investigating component and packaging failure.

  • Fill out packaging-related Non-Conformance Reports and work with necessary parties to resolve NCR issues.

  • Provide incoming inspection, QA and QC with physical standards and specifications against which to check critical dimensions.

  • Maintain component specifications in an organized manner.

  • Work with Package Engineering and New Product Development to ensure that new products are introduced in a timely manner.

  • Create packout patterns/ pallet 


  • Must have or be working on a bachelor’s degree in Packaging Engineering or other related engineering discipline.

  • Masters degree preferred.

  • Must be proficient in Autocad, Inventor and Microsoft Office. MAPICS system experience a plus.

  • Must demonstrate a strong ability to organize, prioritize work and multi-task.

  • Must possess excellent communication skills both orally and in writing with employees and management.

  • Most of the duties are performed in an office setting however much of the activity of this position are performed in the warehouse & production environment.

  • This position requires exposure to typical manufacturing areas where under certain conditions the use of personal protective equipment, such as safety glasses, and hygienic precautions, such as hairnets, are required. In the manufacturing area, much of the work environment is not climate controlled. Noise level in the work environment is normal to moderate.

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.


Henkel does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Unsolicited referrals and resumes are considered Henkel property and therefore, Henkel will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited referral.  At Henkel’s request only, preferred vendors may be invited to refer talent for specific open positions. In these cases, a fully-executed agreement with Henkel must be in place and current.


All employees applying for an internal position must have a discussion with his/her manager about their interest in a job posting opportunity. The discussion will not preclude the employee from interviewing if their skills meet the job requirements.