The successful candidate will be responsible for providing technical support for manufacturing personnel in activities relating to productivity improvement, product quality and process qualification. In addition to obtaining optimal usage of floor space, maximizing material flow, coordinating specified projects, solving manufacturing related problems, and specifying machinery and tooling for designated areas.
The ideal candidate will perform some of the following functions:
• Continuously seek to improve operating efficiencies with the adaptation of new technology, machinery and better processes.
• Seek simplified methods of eliminating wasted movement.
• Maximize flow through the plant to speed the manufacturing process.
• Establish and formalize sound manufacturing procedures.
• Challenge established benchmarks.
• Evaluate opportunities for Set-up reduction.
• Assist with design of plant floor space to make the best use of cellular manufacturing.
• Work with operators on preventative maintenance and operation of the equipment.
• Analyze current costs and make appropriate recommendations for cost reduction.
• Analyze lead time and make recommendations to reduce lead time.
• Influence design engineers in the design of parts that are accommodating to our equipment and tooling.
We are searching for a candidate entering their senior or junior year pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial, Mechanical, or Manufacturing Engineering from a local university. Basic knowledge of machine shop procedures, working knowledge of tool geometry, and jig and fixture design with a working knowledge of manufacturing procedures is preferred. Experience in machining, welding, CNC programming, SolidWorks, etc. is a plus.
Competitive hourly rate. Intern schedules include approximately 15 hours weekly during school term with 40 hour work week available during breaks.
Robbins & Myers, Inc.
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