The Manufacturing Engineering intern will act in a cross-departmental function to support EHS, maintenance, engineering, WCM, quality, and process goals/targets at the Manufacturing Plant. Core projects and goals will be focused on safety, yield, cost (cycle time/rate and availability), energy/cost reduction, and improvement of maintenance standards. Problem solving approach will utilize World Class Manufacturing toolset. This role will be fun, hands on, and based heavily on the shop floor. The Manufacturing Engineer will focus on taking real waste out of the process to drive productivity and yield improvements every day.
Accountable for maintaining a safe work environment. Must recognize unsafe conditions and practices and make corrections to prevent injuries and property loss.
Will understand and participate in World Class Manufacturing and continuous improvement initiatives
Lead the development and implementation of plant training programs, using WCM Compentency Gap Matrix to identify key skills, cross-training needs, and opportunities to improve program effectiveness
Develop project plans, resource requirements, and cost/benefit analysis as required. Own and drive key projects to closure in alignment with direction from plant leadership team
Partner with EHS Manager, Quality Leader, WCM Leader, and Supervisors to implement continuous improvement actions related to safety, quality, and delivery
Perform time studies and material flow analysis to develop standard work and identify optimal line balance
Identify kaizen opportunities to eliminate waste and reduce cycle time or improve throughput
Will learn to influence across functions to achieve safety, quality, and cost targets
Learn to engage employees to gain buy-in for change management
Currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s of Science degree program in Engineering and a sophmore, junior or senior in studies.
Strong analytical thinking and analysis skills
Ability to interact positively and professionally across diverse groups of employees and vendors, with the ability to influence without direct authority
Demonstrates good organizational skills
Fluent with MS Office Suite to include PowerPoint, Excel, Word
Strong technical writing skills – preparing training documentation, work instructions, One Point Lessons, and process documentation
Ability to work with hands in order to demonstrate tasks or functions for new equipment
Work is in a manufacturing environment, with a focus on shop floor based projects. Requires wearing personal protection equipment as mandated in areas accessed. Requires walking and may have some access limitations such as stairs, confined areas and tough terrain. Physically active to travel through the plant requringing bending, stooping, and climbing.
Saint-Gobain provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Saint-Gobain is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and supports the hiring of veterans.
We have recently become aware of a phishing scam whereby individuals are posing as employees of Saint-Gobain and using the promise of a job offer to extract personal banking information from unsuspecting victims. Please know that Saint-Gobain will not offer employment for any position that is not listed on our careers page https://careers.saint-gobain-northamerica.com/. We do not hire without first interviewing with the selected applicants, will never ask for or send out any payments prior to your start date, and will not ask for your personal banking information prior to your start date. Due to the current pandemic we are frequently using video interviewing services but we do not interview via text or web chat tools, will never extend offers of employment through social media or text/instant message and any legitimate representative of Saint-Gobain will have an email on the “saint-gobain.com” domain.