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Internship, Beauty, English, Japanese

Job Description:

When you join (COMPANY NAME) as a 2022 Summer intern, you are joining one of the top cosmetics companies in the world. With a rich portfolio of international brands in 120 countries and regions, (COMPANY NAME)'s portfolio includes the following prominent cosmetics, skincare, and fragrance brands: (COMPANY NAME), NARS, Drunk Elephant, Tory Burch Fragrance, Clé de Peau Beauté, BENEFIQUE, ELIXIR, IPSA, MAQUILLAGE, INTEGRATE, AUPRES, ANESSA, TSUBAKI, and ISSEY MIYAKE. Our mission-BEAUTY INNOVATIONS FOR A BETTER WORLD is to offer solutions to social problems and achieve a sustainable society, helping people find happiness through our beauty business. We strive to create a better world through beauty innovations, as we perceive and respond to each person's profound need for betterment in an ever-changing global environment. For more than 140 years our history and tradition have been built on distinctive innovations in each era. As a global beauty company of Japanese origin, we not only develop cosmetics, but introduce and create innovative beauty technology for consumers around the world.    
This internship will be working on all (COMPANY NAME) brands.

The (COMPANY NAME) Summer Internship program is a paid, full time 9-week program for college rising Juniors or Seniors. Throughout the program, Summer Interns will gain hands-on experience at one of the top cosmetic companies in the world while working on meaningful projects, networking, participating in professional development workshops, speaker series, and more! 

What You'll Do
* Work alongside your manager to build your acumen in the selected department and integrate with your team
* Attend team meetings, assist with departmental tasks and network within the business
* Participate in professional development, speaker series, and additional social programming events specifically designed for the summer interns
* Create and present a project to senior leadership generated around true business opportunity  

The Packaging Intern will play a key role in the Package Engineering department (based in NYC or East Windsor facility) to support new product launches and product line maintenance across multiple brands. The engineer will be part of the launch team to lead the Packaging efforts and ensure all the technical aspects from drawing approval, package testing, line trials, artwork validation and Packaging data creation are conformed to (COMPANY NAME) Quality process. Cross-functions interactions to include:
* Brand Marketing and Product Development
* New Product Development
* Procurement
* Packaging engineering & lab
* Manufacturing (internal and external)
* Component suppliers
Responsibilities may vary depending on the Packaging Co-Op location (NYC or East Windsor, NJ Manufacturing facility).
* Manage Value Analysis projects (supplier changes, color/finish/texture changes, tertiary packaging changes)
* Manage Artwork changes driven by Brand
* Manage Pack standards for the Quality teams
* Help support approval of color and defect range boards
* Identify the relevant test methods and conduct Packaging lab testing, data validations and reporting
* Packaging lab support (fixture design/test method harmonization)
* Perform BOM (Bill of Materials) creation/changes for new/existing products (artwork, material change, new pack out)
* Perform palletization patterns for existing and new products using Cape software
* Package Quality issue resolution (label adhesion, leakage, etc.…)
* Issue FG specification updates to reflect palletization
* Revise and/or issue new component specifications to suppliers
* Conduct transportation testing in Packaging lab
* Tertiary development (Packer/shippers) to support other engineers
* Shrink bundle project support/validation (packer elimination)
* Create 3D models using SolidWorks software
* Analysis of Engineering prints for components
* Write detailed specifications for components (primary, secondary, and tertiary) and finished goods
* Determine package tests for new components or Finished Goods
* Attend line trials and Finished Good production start-ups as needed
* Other tasks as needed to support engineers and gain exposure to Packaging role and corporate culture

* Must be a rising Junior or Senior in college working towards a bachelor's degree 
* Preferred Majors: Mechanical, Packaging, Material Science
* Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
* Strong communication skills, attention to detail, and be highly organized
* Entrepreneurial spirit: Takes initiative and drives clarity & resolution
* Ability to read and understand a 2D and 3D technical drawing
* Attention to details for many aspects of the Packaging role (i.e., technical print evaluation, testing protocols, Bill of Material, Artwork validation, supplier data review and analysis)
* Drive projects with full ownership, and hold accountability on team members to ensure all steps of the timeline are met
* Ability to adapt to fast-changing environments
* Willingness to take risks and to consider new approaches to improve the organization's competitive position
* Problem Solving: Ability to predict, recognize and define meaningful corrective actions to problems
* Teamwork & Cooperation: The degree to which individuals promote a collaborative, cooperative, and productive working environment. The level of demonstrated sensitivity, team building, support, and respect

Additional Information:
* Interns will be selected on a rolling basis and will be notified by a member of the recruiting team if selected for an interview. 
* This program may be hybrid or fully remote depending on your function and individual team needs.

Thank you for your interest and we look forward to hearing from you!  

(COMPANY NAME) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender identity, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other classification protected by Federal, State or Local law

Source: Company website
Posted on: 14 Jan 2022
Type of job: Internship
Industry: Luxury Goods
Job duration: 2 months
Languages: English, Japanese
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