Job Title: Quality Engineering Intern (Temporary) Summer
Location: Calendonia, Minnesota
Reports To: Quality Assurance Engineer
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
General Overview: The Quality Engineering Intern is responsible with assisting the QA department in assuring the quality of composite baseball and softball bats. This position will require a good balance of hands-on activities along with desk work.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
- Update production Standard Operating Procedures.
- Perform audits on current Standard Operating Procedures.
- Lead the implementation and improvement of 5S in manufacturing, including setting up and continuously monitoring audits and making changes based on audit findings.
- Update manufacturing specifications for current processes at the bat shell and finished product levels.
- Helping investigate root causes of scrap and rework failure modes.
- Lead CAPA's with detail-orientated action plan notes.
- Assist Continuous Improvement projects for First Pass Yield improvements.
- Troubleshoot daily production issues when they arise.
- All other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Education Required:
- Prefer completion of at least two years towards a Bachelor's degree in a Composite Materials Engineering program, a Quality Engineering program, or a Mechanical Engineering program.
- Prefer training in lean manufacturing and 5S.
- Knowledge of hands-on product and process testing is a plus.
- Ability to complete and handle detailed work instructions.
- Ability to handle difficult tasks with minimal supervision.
- Working knowledge of common manufacturing techniques.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
- Strong organizational skills
- Ability to work in a demanding, dynamic environment where precision, quality, and confidentiality are top priority.
Working Conditions: Manufacturing work environment, lab environment, warehouse environment, and/or general office environment.
Safety Hazards: Exposure to dust, air borne fibers, fumes, dirt, noise, vibrations, chemicals, and solvents. Walking between buildings is required. Safety glasses, hearing protection, and gloves are required while performing certain tasks.