Simsbury, CT

Ensign-Bickford Aerospace & Defense Company (EBA&D) is a leader in energetic system solutions offered to aerospace and defense customers for a wide array of applications.  EBA&D products & capabilities set the U.S. standard and are highly sought after in the international community. 

EBA&D seeks a candidate for the position of Packaging Engineer Intern (not to exceed 4 months - January 2018), reporting to the Manager, Document & Data Control.  The position is located in Simsbury, CT. 


The Packaging Engineer Intern supports the Packaging Engineering function and is responsible for designing and implementing packaging methods to insure conformance to DOT and customer specifications to support the successful delivery of products.

  • Assist Packaging Engineer in supporting UNPOP testing
  • Generate specifications, drawings and packaging instructions to comply with Customer and DOT requirements.
  • Uploading specifications and certifications into ERP (IFS) system.
  • Design packaging to safely deliver a wide variety of energetic products.
  • Assist Packaging Engineer in obtaining Competent Authority approvals


The successful candidate should have or be in the process of completing a BS degree in Package Engineering/Packaging Science with packaging design experience in a manufacturing environment.

Preferred skills include:

  • Design work utilizing wood, corrugated, foam in a manufacturing environment
  • Proficient with Microsoft office suite software (Word, Powerpoint, and Excel)
  • Must be organized, able to multitask and meet commitments
  • Solidworks CAD modeling knowledge helpful
  • Ability to interpret and analyze requirements including Military specifications
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Must be able to work effectively in a team environment.

Ensign-Bickford Aerospace & Defense Company is an EO Employer-M/F/Veteran/ Disability.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected class.