Engineering Intern

Date: Nov 20, 2023

Location: Aurora, IL, US, 60504

Company: Glanbia

Company Summary:

Glanbia is a global nutrition company, grounded in science and nature and dedicated to providing better nutrition for every step of life’s journey. The company takes pure and clean ingredients including milk, whey and grains and using expert knowledge and capabilities produces high quality nutritional ingredients and branded consumer products for customers and consumers worldwide.


Glanbia Performance Nutrition is a wholly owned subsidiary of Glanbia headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois. GPN manufactures and markets the full range of performance nutrition products including protein, pre-workout, muscle gainers and general health. Products are sold through a variety of channels including specialty retail, the internet and gyms in a variety of formats including powders, bars and Ready-to-Drink beverages. GPN has a global and expanding footprint with a current in-market presence in 24 countries.



Job/Project Summary: Be a key contributor to the GPN team as an Engineering Intern.


Learning Objectives:

  • Apply engineering knowledge to real business case scenarios
  • Interface with contractors and suppliers
  • Develop relationship management skills appropriate for business
  • Develop a working understanding of operational processes
  • Build collaboration and project management skills

Expected Outcomes:

  • Completion of intern team project and final project presentation
  • Strong Team collaboration
  • Active participation in intern activities


Job Responsibilities (listed in order of importance and/or time spent): Job duties would include, but not be limited to:

  • Research, Justify, and Execute operational improvement projects through coordination and collaboration with cross functional stakeholders
  • Project Management and schedule development
  • Research new technologies


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Current junior pursuing a bachelor's degree majoring in Engineering, Engineering Technology, or a related field
  • Able to commute to Aurora, IL
  • Clear written communication and strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organization and time management skills
  • Self-starter and highly motivated
  • Ability to follow through on tasks with minimum direction
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Effective working individually and within team environments.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)


Nearest Major Market: Aurora
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago