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Procter & Gamble Manufacturing Intern, Iowa City Oral Care in Iowa City, Iowa

Job Location

Iowa City

Job Description

P&G is the largest consumer packaged goods company in the world. We have operations in over 75 countries, with 65 trusted brands that improve lives for 5 billion consumers worldwide. This brings many advantages, including the opportunity for our employees to enjoy a diverse and rewarding lifelong career filled with new and exciting challenges.

We believe great ideas emerge from the creative connections that happen between our talented employees, and we encourage diverse, multi-functional teams to work together to generate new ideas to address challenges we face. P&G has positions available at various technical centers and plants (including Cincinnati) across the United States.

Do you want to transform materials for winning consumer experiences?

Then an Internship as Manufacturing/Engineering Intern in our Iowa City Plant might be the right place for you to gain this experience.

In our Manufacturing department, we produce consumer goods to supply our customers with high-quality product, on-time, and at a low cost. You will help us innovate to ensure the development and use of the most advanced technologies. We value your creativity and skill in analyzing and solving problems.

Your Role in Manufacturing:In this internship, you will have the opportunity to be on the production floor meeting different challenges. It's up to you to make decisions and the results of those decisions through. You will discover our leading technologies which are world-renowned. You will also discover the P&G standards and methods. In the end, you will build your own capabilities through the job experience, mentoring and training. Are you ready to take the challenge?

You will likely be placed in one of the following areas:

Production – Packing

Here you would work on getting our product into its final packaging and set up in pallets.

The three priorities for packing departments are:

  • Safety

  • Quality

  • Productivity

Your mission would be to:

  • Make studies on performance loss (on equipment, skills, organization)

  • Identify one or more key projects to achieve the performance targets of the packing line

  • Establish methods for solving technical problems

  • Systematize tools for maintenance and implement production management tools

  • Work on the installation and startup of new equipment

Production – Making

This is the department that produces our products based on recipes from R&D. Your priority should be flexibility while delivering the product in time. As you do this, you will see opportunities for continuous improvement. We are hoping that you will help us to eliminate any loss in the various production stages.In this department, you will:

  • Make the study and analysis of performance loss (equipment, organization, skills)

  • Ensure the communication between different departments (logistics, packing, projects etc.)

  • Craft learning programs for operators and team leader to help them to develop their skills

  • Establish systematization tools, simplify process and standardize work

Physical Distribution

In this final stage of the Supply Chain, don't think of the work as traditional warehousing and forklifts. We're transforming this environment with state-of-the-art robotics and automation to maintain our leadership position in the industry. You'll be employing advanced technologies to create flexible, customized solutions for our retail customers, maximizing both their order satisfaction and profitability.

Quality

In assuring the quality of all our products, you would work to ensure a consistent quality in line with customer expectations as well as in accordance with local laws and P&G guidelines. It validates all the formulas and equipment prior to production and is also responsible for the study of “non-standards” to improve our processes and training of the entire plant to quality principles.

You will ensure that the quality of the products is optimal. For this, you will:

  • Develop the quality indicators and audits

  • Support the production (especially on equipment validation, process etc.)

  • Investigate " non-standard " and establish an action plan

  • Participate in workshops within a multifunctional team

Health Safety & Environment

This team handles the environmental issues of the site, including working on our waste, destruction of defective products, water management and energy.

You will work on:

  • Environmental Management Site (destruction of products, waste management)

  • Conducting a study on the consumption of energy and water at the site and propose practical and sustainable solutions for improving and reducing energy consumption across our processes

What we offer you:

  • Responsibilities as of Day 1 – you will feel the ownership of your project from the beginning, and you will be given specific projects and responsibilities

  • Continuous coaching & mentoring– We'll help you work with passionate people and receive both formal training and mentoring from your manager

  • Dynamic and respectful work environment – employees are at the core; we value every individual and encourage initiatives promoting agility and work/life balance

Job Qualifications

We are looking for:

  • Candidates seeking a BS/MS degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Industrial, Biomedical or Chemical Engineering are preferred

  • Other BS or MS in Aeronautical, Environmental, and Civil Engineering degree may be considered

  • Are 1-4 year away from Graduation (Engineering school/ Universities)

  • Successful candidates will be willing to travel on the job

    Just So You Know:

    We are committed to providing equal opportunities in employment. We value diversity and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

    All will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, citizenship, HIV/AIDS status or any other legally protected factor.

    Immigration sponsorship is not available for this position, except in rare situations based on Procter & Gamble's sole discretion. Applicants for U.S. based positions are eligible to work in the U.S. without the need for current or future sponsorship. We do not sponsor for permanent residency. Any exceptions are based on the Company's specific business needs at the time and place of recruitment as well as the particular qualifications of the individual.

    Procter & Gamble participates in e-verify as required by law.

    Qualified individuals will not be disadvantaged based on being unemployed.

    We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Job Schedule

Full time

Job Number

R000061953

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