Engineering Intern
Plymouth, MN
Job Description

The Company:

Placon is a leading designer and manufacturer of plastic packaging, producing quality thermoformed and injection molded packaging in the food, retail and medical markets. Working side-by-side with our customers, our mission is to fuel the heart and mind of the engineer in each of us by delivering packaging breakthroughs that inspire better engagement between people and products.

Every day we solve problems, embrace challenges and celebrate successes. We work together to transform valuable natural resources back into new plastic packaging while continuing to push the boundaries of sustainability and environmentally-responsible packaging.

The Position:

We are seeking a Summer Engineering Intern to support our Production Initiatives.

Essential Accountabilities:

  • Learn about our current manufacturing processes
  • Work with operations to implement a Tool Log and create standard work that provides tool and process history
  • Work with CAPA relating to ISO gap analysis
  • Kaizen event relating to Machine Performance Improvement
  • Project Information Document (PID) conversion project
  • Auditing processes for improvement opportunities
  • Variety of other projects


  • Currently working towards Bachelor Degree in Manufacturing, Mechanical or Industrial Engineering with at least two years of college and/or 3-6 months of experience
  • Highly motivated self-starter and ability to work independently
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Multi-tasking capabilities
  • Ability to prioritize and execute tasks

The Location:

This position is located in Plymouth, MN. Placon also has manufacturing operations in Madison WI: West Springfield, MA; and Elkhart, IN.

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