Mars Wrigley Packaging Undergraduate Co-op

Job Description

Posted on: 
March 24, 2024

Here at Mars, we work together for the world we want tomorrow, for people, pets and our planet. From being a socially responsible business, to investing in our Associates to help them be their best selves - we're always looking at how we can make tomorrow brighter.

As an Associate, the paths you choose, the relationships you build, and the opportunities you make, are all made by you. You have the freedom and ownership to create your own Mars career journey with tons of support and development along the way. We’re always seeking to transform today’s talent into the leaders of tomorrow – start your journey at Mars today.


As a Mars Wrigley Packaging Co-Op, you will gain exposure to the following areas:

  • As a Packaging Engineer Co-Op DS1, you are responsible for the below:
  • Lead and execute packaging innovation projects under the guidance of Packaging Associates.
  • Support ideating and realizing value leadership and cost savings goals.
  • Develop detailed packaging specifications to ensure quality materials and best value for money on all packaging components used at our facilities, co-packers and co-manufacturers.
  • Perform packaging sustainability assignments to help meet Mars Wrigley sustainability goals.
  • Collaborate with cross functional team members including product development, equipment engineering, activity management, finance, industrial engineer and others.
  • The Mars Co-Op is a 7 month summer/fall program providing excellent depth of experience with various real world Mars projects.

Job Requirements

  • We are looking for humble and hungry, agile students who have a drive for results, a desire to learn, and who can quickly build relationships
  • Student earning a Packaging Engineering
  • We are looking for students who are passionate about packaging and the consumer products industry
  • Eligible candidates will intern the summer prior to their final graduation date (typically rising seniors)
  • This packaging opportunity will be in Hackettstown, NJ.
  • Open to students legally authorized to work in the U.S., without the need for current or future work status authorization or visa sponsorship for employment
  • Employment is contingent upon successful completion of drug & background screening
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