2024 Nestlé Spring Packaging Co-Op – Candidates Apply Online

2024 Nestlé Spring Packaging Co-Op – Candidates Apply Online

Nestlé in the United States, part of Nestlé S.A., is committed to enhancing quality of life and contributing to a healthier future – for individuals and families, for our thriving and resilient communities, and for the planet. We are transforming our product portfolio – from pet care, premium water, frozen meals, and infant nutrition – to meet changing consumer needs by focusing on high-growth food, beverage and consumer categories.

At Nestlé, we offer a paid, 6-month co-op program in Packaging during a school semester; Spring (January – July). Our Packaging team leads all aspects of the entire development process, from design to manufacturing. Students are given real-life responsibilities through involvement in various activities, initiatives, and the chance to lead their own major projects. The projects will vary in complexity and provide good exposure to a wide range of packaging materials and technologies.

This program is designed to develop future professionals for our Packaging function. We are looking for individuals with the right mix of talent and enthusiasm with shown leadership skills, strong analytical and communication skills, and the ability to work in a team setting.

Key Outputs:

  • Lead sustainability and productivity initiatives to help reduce material usage of existing packaging platforms by identifying, testing, and qualifying alternate materials or processes
  • Develop protocols and conduct extensive testing to evaluate product and package performance in a real-world environment
  • Design a new package format for different channels of trade (e.g., Club stores, Value, Grocery, and E-commerce)
  • Assist in preparation of documentation and specifications for packaging materials
  • Job Assignments will be based in either a corporate site or a manufacturing site for the duration of the co-op


Solon, OH – Nestlé USA
Arlington, VA – Nestlé USA
Seattle, WA – Nestlé Coffee Partners
Solon, OH – Nestlé Professional
Fremont, MI – Nestlé Nutrition
Bohemia, NY – Nestlé Health Science (Manufacuring site)
Eau Claire, WI – Nestlé Health Science (Manufacuring site)

Requirements Education:

  • Must be enrolled in a bachelor’s or master’s degree program with a focus on Packaging Science, Packaging Engineering, or another related field (i.e. Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Food Science) during the 6-month co-op program
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher preferred

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Effective communication skills
  • Analytical skills for data tracking and results analysis
  • Strong problem solving skills and a continuous improvement mindset
  • Collaborative and able to work in a team environment
  • Ability to deliver results on challenging assignments

Additional Requirements:

  • Willing to relocate as necessary for the assignment
  • Willingess to work in a corporate site or a manufacutring site during the duration of the co-op
  • Willing to travel to Nestlé factories and/or supplier locations throughout the US

Additional Perks:

  • Competitive pay rate
  • Relocation package for the duration of the program (for those who qualify)
  • Participation in a Mentorship/Buddy Program designed to help grow your social and professional network
  • Immersion into a dynamic and collaborative work culture with diverse colleagues

2024 Nestlé Spring Packaging

Apply Online


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