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Industrial Design Intern


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Trumbull, CT
Other/Not Classified
Job Type
Full Time
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)
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Industrial Design Intern

About the Job


Henkel´s Laundry & Home Care brands have been trusted by generations of families. To maintain the trusted quality it takes constant innovation, sound research, cutting-edge product development, smart marketing and sales. Above all, it takes people who share our passion and embrace change. What do you strive for?

Henkel is a leading global Consumer Packaged Goods company with 55,000+ employees worldwide and brands in 125 countries. Henkel operations include leading brands and technologies in three business areas\: Beauty Care, Laundry & Home Care and Adhesive Technologies. Henkel North America has approx. 8,200 employees in 58 sites with a mix of manufacturing and office facilities and is the name behind many of the branded products that you use regularly, like Dial soaps, Right Guard deodorants, göt2b hair styling products, Schwarzkopf hair color and care products, Persil, Purex and all laundry detergents, and Loctite adhesives.



What we offer

You will work as part of a dedicated Industrial Design team and collaborate with Packaging Engineering, Manufacturing, Formulation, Technical Knowledge & Observations and Consumer Insights to research, explore, design and develop new and innovative designs for the various Henkel product lines.
This position is available for June of 2018 to December of 2018.
Support Package Design and Engineering with the development of new primary and secondary packaging. 
2D and 3D concept & form development through sketching and CAD. 
Evaluate and create 3D CAD models in Solidworks. 
Create product renderings and images.
Participate in brainstorming and problem solving sessions. 
Exposure to basic manufacturing processes including injection and blow molding.
Exposure to rapid prototyping techniques and materials including model making (both appearance and proof of concept) and operation of SLS (Selective Laser Sinter) system.
Support consumer research projects in our in-house focus group facility. 
Work as part of interdisciplinary innovation teams.


Who we are looking for


We are looking for a stellar Industrial Design Intern to join the RD&E Packaging & Innovation Team.

  • MUST be working towards a BS, BA or BFA in Industrial Design.

  • Junior level student preferred.

  • 0 - 1 year related co-op exp.

  • Some Solidworks or other solid modeler (Pro-E, Seimens NX etc) experience required.

  • Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator experience required.

  • MS PowerPoint experience a bonus. 

  • Experience or demonstrated interest in rapid prototyping / model shop environment.

  • Attention to detail, excellent problem solving skills.

  • Ability to communicate both verbally and visually and distill an idea down to its essence.

  • Demonstrated commitment to continuous learning and exploration.

  • Please submit both resume and work samples.

***Please note\: This opportunity is only open to undergraduate matriculating students who will return to school after internship.

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

Apply online if this sounds like your next challenge. Refer to the job ID mentioned above and get one step closer to starting your new job at Henkel.

Discover our winning culture\: www.henkel.com/career


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