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Manufacturing Engineering Co-op - May - December 2021 - Irving Tissue NY

20004216 Requisition #


MANUFACTURING ENGINEER CO-OP - Summer & Fall 2021 (8 months)

Fort Edward, NY


At Irving Tissue, we recognize that the key to our success is our people. We are a family-owned and operated company that has grown to become one of North America's leading manufacturers of household paper products. Irving Tissue produces both branded and private label bathroom tissue, facial tissue, paper towels, and napkins. Consumers know us by our Scotties® Facial Brand. Our manufacturing facilities are located in Dieppe, New Brunswick, Toronto, Ontario, Fort Edward, New York, and Macon, Georgia.


We are currently seeking an engineering student studying a relevant engineering curriculum to join our team for the upcoming Summer and Fall 2021 terms.


You Can Expect:


  • Integral roles on projects that really matter
  • Real responsibility, from day one
  • Opportunity to work in different aspects of the company
  • Mentorship from industry-leading experts
  • A chance to leave your mark on a growing company
  • The ability to have your voice and ideas be heard


  • Education Required: Currently enrolled in a 4 year Industrial or Mechanical Engineering degree program and have completed at least 2 years
  • Must be fluent in MS Office, Excel, Word, Power Point
  • Experience with CAD (AutoCad LT), Visio, Database (Sharepoint) and generally able to manage a multitude of point focus apps would be beneficial, but not required
  • Must have a high level of professionalism and the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization
  • Must have excellent interpersonal and communication (both verbal and written) skills
  • Able to work in a highly organized manner where detail, accuracy, confidentiality, balancing multiple priorities and meeting deadlines are critical

The Candidate May Be Involved In:

  • Equipment Reliability and Uptime Improvement Projects
  • Waste Reduction Initiatives
  • Root Cause Failure Analysis
  • Preventive Maintenance Systems
  • Work in cross functional teams from quality, safety, and paper making to drive business initiatives
  • Working with vendors supplying high level services in all these areas
  • Interacting with Operators who run our assets
  • Aligning groups of people to develop processes, procedures and policy
  • Conducting trials for new products and efficiency improvements
  • Exposure to several first Quartile Assets in the Tissue Manufacturing business


To Apply for this Career Opportunity:


Please apply online.



Please include a resume and a copy of your most recent transcript.


We appreciate your interest in our company! Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


To learn more about our products and services, click here




Irving Tissue, a division of Irving Consumer Products, Inc., is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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