Custom Designer Intern/Co-Op (Summer/Fall 2021)

Job Location

Northwood, OH US


6966 McNerney Dr, (Northwood), OH 43619

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 June to December, 2021. 

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 Menasha Corporation ( is a leading corrugated and plastic packaging manufacturer and supply chain solutions provider specializing in retail merchandising, packaging and displays, plastic reusable containers and pallets, protective packaging interiors, and packaging supply chain and fulfillment services. Menasha Corporation’s products and services are used by major food, beverage, consumer products, personal care, pharmaceutical, beauty and cosmetics, automotive, heavy equipment, and agriculture companies. Established in 1849, Menasha Corporation is one of America’s oldest private, family-owned manufacturing companies. 

Menasha Packaging is North America’s largest independent, retail-focused corrugated packaging and merchandising solutions provider. Menasha Packaging designs, prints and produces customized packaging, high-end graphic displays and merchandising material, e-commerce packaging, and provides pack-out, fulfillment and supply chain services to retailers and leading global consumer packaged goods companies.  

ORBIS is a leading provider of reusable plastic packaging products and supply chain packaging management services in North America. ORBIS designs and produces plastic reusable totes, bulk containers, pallets, and custom products, including protective interiors and metal racks. ORBIS’s products and services are a critical component of manufacturing and retail supply chains for the automotive, industrial, agriculture, retail, beverage, and bakery markets.   

Menasha Corporation’s culture of focusing on employees, operating responsibly, and serving customers is best outlined in the company’s Corporate Responsibility Report, produced annually and available on our website at

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ORBIS Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. ORBIS Corporation shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a). This regulation prohibits discrimination against qualified protected veterans, and requires affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans.   As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer, we request priority referrals of qualified protected veterans, qualified individuals with disabilities, qualified minority candidates, and qualified female candidates for job openings at ORBIS Corporation.