Schaefer Systems International, Inc.

Dunnage Design Intern

Posted Date 2 months ago(3/17/2022 8:55 AM)


Schaefer Plastics provides storage, materials handling, logistics and waste technology solutions to businesses throughout North America. We design and manufacture state-of-the-art intralogistic storage and picking solutions for all types of industries as well as plastic containers, pallets, and waste and recycling carts. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, Schaefer Plastics is part of the SSI SCHAEFER Group, a global leader in logistics and materials handling founded in 1937 with offices and plants in over 50 different countries.  For more information, visit


The Dunnage Design Intern supports our inside design staff, outside salesforce and our customers on all aspects of the design, sample making and production of custom dunnage applications used as part of our returnable packaging systems. This hands-on internship provides the opportunity to learn the production process from manufactuing to customer delivery, including how design and assembly time affects overall project cost and final piece price.


  • Assists designers on creating new and current reusable packaging concepts, designs, and prototyping.
  • Builds package samples and conducts testing.
  • Converts raw materials into final packaging components.
  • Communicates regularly with dunnage designers and sales team.


  • College degree in packaging science preferred
  • Design skills, such as Solidworks (preferred), AutoCAD, or 3D CAD Design
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and project management skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • Intermediate to high level of proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, multi-tasked environment
  • Bi-lingual preferred


Schaefer Plastics is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We’re committed to providing equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, religion, gender or gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.



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