Date Posted: March 25, 2021

Deadline: January 29, 2021

Organization: WestRock

Location: Other

City: North Charleston

Website: View Website

Job Type: Full Time



  • Civil, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering major with computer skills
  • Minimum 2.8 GPA (must be maintained through co-op experience)
  • Must have successfully completed entry level engineering courses
  • Safety conscious and willing to work in an industrial environment
  • Strong leadership capabilities
  • Good project planning and execution
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Initiative and perseverance
  • Team player
Job Description:

WestRock Charleston is hosting co-ops at our pulp and paper mill in Charleston, SC. Our goal is to place dynamic and driven students in our business to manage projects which support strategic goals, while learning about the real business world and gaining valuable hands-on experience.

Job Description:
The Co-Op Student is responsible for assisting with and leading the successful completion of engineering projects. Projects can be related to process improvements, mechanical, electrical and civil reliability improvements, health/safety/environmental improvements and maintenance improvements. As the student gains increased knowledge and experience, he/she will become responsible for completing independent projects. Project Management includes defining scope with customer, written and detailed justifications for project approval, budget creation, safe plans, execution and tracking of the project. Activities include managing contractors for execution of work; safety training, planning and auditing; working with maintenance for setting up BOMs and PMs; and working with production to ensure new equipment has operator training and commissioning, all by working with a diverse team.
Through this opportunity, the Co-op Student will apply concepts learned in engineering classes to real world experience. Co-ops will develop an understanding of an Engineer’s role in an industrial setting and the general operations of a manufacturing facility. They expand their technical skills, with industrial equipment and process knowledge.

Application Process:
Apply on company website.
Employer Address:

5600 Virginia Ave
North Charleston, SC 29406
United States

Our organization does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, or disability.