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Continuous Improvement Engineering Co-op – Macon, GA – Summer 2023

J.D. Irving, Limited

Continuous Improvement Engineering Co-op – Summer 2023

At Irving Tissue, we recognize that the key to our success is our people. We are a family-owned and operated company that has grown to become one of North America’s leading manufacturers of household paper products. Irving Tissue produces both branded and private label bathroom tissue, facial tissue, paper towels, and napkins. Consumers know us by our Scotties facial brand.

The Continuous Improvement Engineering Co-op will be based out of Macon, Georgia (1897 Allen Road, 31216). This is a temporary student position.

We are seeking an energetic, responsible intern to join our growing organization. In this position, you will be expected to learn the ins-and-outs of our daily routines and procedures. You will focus on learning how our organization runs. You will participate in the various departments at the site to include Maintenance, Engineering, Reliability, Converting, Paper Machines, Utilities, Logistics, and Quality Assurance.

We have an excellent student program at J.D. Irving with formal and informal opportunities to meet and network with people from all across the business, including other students. This is a great experience that will provide you with real, valuable work experience that will allow you to challenge yourself and learn from industry-leading professionals!

You Can Expect:
– Integral roles on projects that really matter
– Real responsibility, from day one
– Opportunity to work in different aspects of the company
– Mentorship from industry-leading experts
– A chance to leave your mark on a growing company
– The ability to have your voice and ideas be heard

Job Requirements
– High school degree or equivalent; must be enrolled in an accredited university/college program pursing a bachelor’s degree in a field of engineering
– Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)
– Must be 18 years of age
– Excellent written and verbal communication skills
– Self-directed and able to work without supervision
– Energetic and eager to tackle new projects and ideas

The main duties/responsibilities of this role include:
– Perform data mining, six sigma exercises, and structured problem solving.
– Complete projects in various departments that may include with use of lean tool such as Standard Work, 5s, Kanban, Changeover reduction, Error Proofing and Visual Management.
– Monitor work on shop floor or office for evidence of waste and non-value-added activity that impedes the flow of material or information. Conduct audits and report findings.
– Assist in preparing information and research materials; create and maintain PowerPoint presentations
– Take notes and memos during improvement workshops; type documents, drafts, and reports; sort and manage files
– Manage databases and input information, data, and records
– Attend company functions and networking events

What We Offer
– Opportunities to take part in job related training and development
– Growth and progression opportunities within Irving Tissue and the larger network of the J.D. Irving group of companies
– Signing incentives for full-time roles for graduating students who have completed a work term within J.D. Irving (if applicable)
– Relocation costs (if applicable)

To Apply for this Career Opportunity
Please apply online at Please include a resume and a copy of your most recent transcript.
For further details, please contact Recruitment at [email protected]
We appreciate your interest in our company! Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 
To learn more about our products and services, click here. 

Irving Tissue is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment practices and to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment for all employees.

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