The goal of the Internship Program is to build the technical skills of participants by partnering them with experiencedDRiV™ professionals and exposing them to projects in their field. This internship is for the Fall 2019 and possibly the Spring 2020 semesters.
Take the lead onengineering projects that will benefit the Skokie Plant’s Multilayered Steel (MLS) Value Stream.
Engineering projects mayinclude but are not limited to:
- Clock Lift Project: Determine a method, or find equipment, to help clock operators lift cartons of parts and put them on pallets with little to no strain on their arms, backs, or legs.
- MLS Scrap Reduction Project: Analyze last 12 months of MLS scrap and develop action items to reduce scrap.
- Mid-Volume MLS Improvements: Observe mid-volume MLS cell and find 5-7 areas that can be improved upon and and try to find solutions to these opportunities.
- Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Industrial or Manufacturing Engineering with a minimum GPA of 3.0.
- Junior or Senior Level status as of September 2019.
- Previous co-op or internship experience preferred.
- Demonstrated proficiency in AutoCAD preferred.
- Demonstrated proficiency in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel and Power Point). MS Outlook a plus.
- Proven track record of accomplishments both inside and outside of the educational setting.
- Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills.
- Interest in Mechanical, Industrial or Manufacturing Engineering career path in automotive industry.
- Interest in automotive tier 1 component industry.
- Strong motivation to drive results.
- Ability to establish and manage multiple priorities in a dynamic environment.
- Strong analytical skills necessary to plan and prioritize own work and complete work on schedule.
- Ability and drive to solve problems and suggest proactive solutions.
- Permanent work authorization in the U.S.