Performs a broad range of engineering duties including planning the utilization of facilities, equipment,and materials to improve the efficiency of operations. The Manufacturing Engineer Intern assists with
developing, installing and maintaining cost effective methods of manufacturing operating standards.
Participate at initiation phase of new product lines to assist in design for both cost effective manufacturing and ergonomic/safe workstations.
Lead continuous improvement projects to improve worker efficiency, reduce waste of materials and utilities such as restructuring job duties, reorganizing workflow, relocating workstations and equipment, and the purchase of equipment.
Develop and design workplace layouts using motion economy principles, sound ergonomic studies, and proper material handling practices.
Applies knowledge of product design, fabrication, assembly, tooling, and materials.
Organize, layout, and prepare the necessary charts, graphs, or diagrams to illustrate workflow, routing, floor layouts or machine utilization.
Monitor and document methods changes reducing cost of production and strive for budgeted goals.
Perform troubleshooting tasks.
Must be enrolled full time at a 4-year accredited university/college in one of the following engineering degree programs: industrial, mechanical, electrical, or other equivalent technical fields
Applicant must be able to work up to 40 hours per week
Applicant must be able to work on site at the Creston, IA or Springfield, IL location
Work under minimal supervision to complete assigned tasks and perform follow-up activities on completed projects.
Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills.
Strong attention to detail, analytical and problem solving skills.
Mathematical/statistical skills and basic computer/software operational skills including SolidWorks, spreadsheets, word processing, databases.
Strong organizational skills with excellent analytical, problem solving and decision making abilities.