Custom Co-Op/Intern (Spring 2023)

Job Location

Troy, MI US


999 Chicago Road, (Troy), MI 48083

Job Category



Menasha Corporation is all about possibilities. Our two businesses, Menasha Packaging and ORBIS Corporation, are leaders in their industries, providing corrugated and plastic packaging products and related services to major global companies.

Our employees make the difference, proving that great ideas, collaboration and quality turn possibilities into success. Working at Menasha Corporation means that your insights provide cutting-edge solutions for our customers. If you like to make things happen and are passionate about what you do, you’re going to want to be here.

Join us and become part of the power behind possible.

About The Opportunity
Position Summary
Responsible for assisting in tasks and duties as directed by the intern’s manager. Provides support for critical business projects. Develops technical knowledge and leadership skills for future career marketability.


Essential to this Position

The ORBIShield Design Engineering Co-op for ORBIS Corporation will be responsible for assisting the Custom Design/Engineering Team by producing designs and samples according to customer specification with projects. This position will start in Spring of 2023

Areas of Learning/Responsibilities

  • Lead and manage assigned project/projects
  • Provide design samples to meet the needs and wants of our customers and sales team on a timely basis
  • Provide cost effective and manufacturable designs from concept to production
  • Provide technical skill, knowledge and judgment to ensure designs meets our customer's specific needs
  • Ensure the quality of design prior to manufacturing by fabricating a prototype for customer approval
  • Suggest ways to address issues discovered during assembly and overall manufacturing.  
  • Demonstrate commitment to safety and performs job duties in accordance with company safety policies and procedures
  • Seeks assistance or guidance from design team members or manager when necessary


  • Junior or Senior pursuing a Technical or Bachelor’s degree in Plastic Engineering Technology, Packaging Engineering or other related degree
  • Knowledge of plastic processing, mechanical engineering, and packaging engineering
  • Ability to interpret blueprints
  • Demonstrated ability to use a computer and Design software programs (AutoCAD/Solidworks)
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal)​
  • Knowledge of automotive/vehicle products
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team setting in a fast paced, high volume environment
  • Ability to travel to Manufacturing plants
  • Accuracy and attention to detail


Education / Certifications
Education Required
High School Diploma or Equivalent
Education Desired
High School Diploma or Equivalent
Skills & Experience
Work Experience Required
Pursuing postsecondary degree.
About ORBIS Corporation Join ORBIS Corporation where we are all about the power behind possible! ORBIS believes there is a better way to optimize today’s supply chains, with reusable packaging products and packaging management services. As the North American reusable packaging leader, we design and produce plastic reusable totes, bulk containers, pallets, and custom products, including protective interiors and metal racks. Our products help world-class food, beverage, automotive and consumer goods companies move their product faster, safer, and more cost-effectively. As a steward of sustainability, ORBIS is committed to driving the circular economy and a better world for future generations through environmentally friendly product design, sustainable operations, and recycled material usage.

ORBIS, along with Menasha Packaging, an industry-leading corrugated packaging, display, and merchandising solutions provider, are companies of Menasha Corporation, one of America’s oldest private, family-owned manufacturing companies. With a history of innovation spanning more than 170 years, Menasha Corporation is headquartered in Neenah, Wis., and has 100 locations in North America and Europe.

You can check out Menasha Corporation’s culture of focusing on employees, operating responsibly, and serving customers in our online Corporate Social Responsibility Report:

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 to view our two-minute video that shares a quick glimpse about Menasha Corporation and our future of possibilities.

Join us and become part of the power behind possible!

ORBIS Corporation is an 
EOE – Disability/Veteran.