Danfoss has a great opportunity for an Industrial, Mechanical, or Agricultural Engineering student to gain real-world experience at our site in Ames, Iowa. The Process Engineering Intern will work closely with our Process Engineers in many areas of our manufacturing facility to assist in various assembly line design and improvement, support new manufacturing technologies being implemented, and improve inventory management.
Background and Skills
Major: Mechanical, Industrial, or Agricultural Engineering
Level of Education: Sophomore/Junior; would consider outstanding Freshman
Work availability: 15-20 hours/week during Fall/Spring Semester.
40 hours/week during Summer months
Commitment to work 8 months
Able to interact with all levels of organization (Shop floor to Management)
Familiar with basic hand tools
CAD and simulation experience a plus
PLC and C++ programming knowledge a plus
Responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:
Help design/improve assembly line layouts and flow
Provide detailed data collection and analysis (time studies, material flow, waste analysis)
Work with supply chain to improve inventory management
Assist in implementing new equipment on assembly lines (including performing capability studies)
Help design and implement Poka-Yokes on assembly lines
Implement manufacturing controls on assembly line
Help design and implement process improvements on assembly line
Help improve ergonomics throughout assembly process
Work with manufacturing excellence group to support implementing newest manufacturing technology (AR/VR, collaborative robotics, AGVs, advanced vision systems)
We are Engineering Tomorrow
The world faces growing populations, booming urbanization and rapid climate change. At Danfoss, we engineer ready-to-use solutions to these challenges. We build energy-efficient solutions that reduce food loss and make cities cleaner – using digital technology to make systems smarter and more connected – and we engineer innovative new ways to save energy and transition to clean energy for the good of our climate.
Danfoss gives you unique opportunities to put your skills to good use, make an impact and shape an exciting career. We encourage employees to take charge, do extraordinary things and run the business like it was their own. Danfoss is a leading technology company where you get to work with – and learn from – expert colleagues with a wide range of professional and cultural backgrounds. Join Danfoss to be part of a world-class team of over 27,000 people in 56 countries that engineer tomorrow and build a better future.
Please watch how Danfoss is engineering tomorrow
Danfoss is an EO employer and VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected category.