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Job Description:

Exciting Co-Op Opportunity for Aspiring Engineers at BW Papersystems!

Are you a passionate engineering student eager to gain hands-on experience and dive into the world of manufacturing, industrial automation, and the paper industry? Join BW Papersystems for a dynamic Co-Op experience during June through December 2024.

BW Papersystems is a cornerstone in the paper industry, renowned for its commitment to “Inspired People, Superior Solutions, Lasting Commitment”. As an integral division of Barry-Wehmiller, we specialize in providing cutting-edge packaging automation and process engineering solutions.

Your Co-Op Experience

During your Co-Op term, you won’t just be an observer; you’ll be an active participant in our mission. You’ll collaborate with our dedicated product groups, gaining in-office exposure, and the unique opportunity to be on-site, assisting with installation, startup, and commissioning processes. At BW Papersystems, we’re committed to providing you with the essential experience needed to understand he responsibilities of a Full-Time engineer, and how Industrial Automation is ingeniously applied in the Corrugating and Paper Sheeting industry.

Co-Op Duties

Supporting BW Papersystems Project Teams

Collaborating on Manufacturing Engineering Designs

Engaging in Control Panel Design

Effective Communication and Team Collaboration

Utilizing Analytical & Problem-Solving Abilities in Design, Programming, & Troubleshooting of Packaging Machinery & Line Control Systems

Contributing to Project Manufacturing

Involvement in Process Mechanical Design

Creating Process Equipment & Internal Routings

Creating Jig and Fixtures

Creating Visual Standard work using Solid Works composer

Help resolve quality issues within Manufacturing Operations

Educational Requirements

Working Towards a Bachelor of Science degree in Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineer, Industrial Engineering, or an equivalent technical field.

2+ years of coursework in Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or related technical schooling

Basic understanding of Solid Works and have strong computer skills.


At Barry-Wehmiller we recognize that people come with a wealth of experience and talent beyond just the technical requirements of a job.  If your experience is close to what you see listed here, please still consider applying.  We know that our differences often can bring about innovation, excellence and meaningful work—therefore, people from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply to our positions.  Please let us know if you require reasonable accommodations during the interview process.

Barry-Wehmiller is an equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V This organization uses E-Verify.

Applicants may be subject to pre-employment screening which may include drug screening, reference checks, employment verifications, background screening and/or skills assessments.
(This post was last modified: 11-13-2023, 02:55 AM by My Northern Wisconsin.)