Intern - Industrial/Manufacturing Engineering

College-University Recruiting | Uniontown, PA, United States
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Xylem |ˈzīləm|

1) The tissue in plants that brings water upward from the roots,

2) a leading global water technology company.

Xylem, a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, is the leading global provider of efficient, innovative and sustainable water technologies improving the way water is used, managed, conserved and re-used. Our international team is unified in a common purpose: creating advanced technology and other trusted solutions to solve the world’s water challenges. We are committed to creating an organization of inclusion and diversity, where everyone feels involved, respected, valued and connected, and where everyone is free to bring their authentic selves and ideas.

If you are excited and passionate about helping us #letssolvewater, we want to hear from you! For more information, please visit us at​.

The Role: Sensus USA seeks to hire an Industrial/Manufacturing Engineer intern as a member of the Manufacturing Operations team.  The selected candidate will assist with processes development, methods, labor standards and productivity improvement support.  Knowledge of classical IE functions and Lean/Six Sigma required.  Experience in manufacturing assembly preferred. The position will be located at the Uniontown, PA facility.

Essential Duties/Principal Responsibilities:

  • Interest in manufacturing processes, process yields, process costs, and operations.
  • Monitor process yields and cost, recommending and implementing quality improvements.
  • Perform time studies as needed for direct and indirect labor operations.
  • Develop and update production work instructions.
  • Maintain work cell and overall facility layout drawings with AutoCad.
  • Provide project support as needed in a team environment with production, quality, engineering, and other departments.

Minimum Qualifications: Education, Experience, Skills, Abilities, License/Certification:

  • Attending a local accredited University studying towards a BS in Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering or equivalent.  Minimum rising junior in good standing. 
  • Excellent PC skills preferred with working knowledge of MS Office and AutoCad required.
  • Basic knowledge and/or training in 5S, Lean/Six Sigma, statistical tools preferred.
  • Knowledge of 3D modeling (Creo) a plus.
  • Ability to work and communicate in a team environment. 
  • Self-motivated with ability to work with little or no supervision.
  • Experience with manufacturing assembly or electronic assembly a plus.

We Offer You More Than Just “A Job”

  • Professional Development – To advance the capabilities of our people, we offer a wide variety of experiences to support our employees’ professional growth and continuous learning.
  • Total Rewards – We offer comprehensive programs for compensation, benefits, recognition, learning and development, work-life integration and corporate citizenship.
  • Watermark – Watermark is our corporate social responsibility program working to provide education and access to safe water to ensure healthy lives, gender equality, and resilient communities. Employees have the opportunity to learn and volunteer on various water-related projects.
  • Employee Networks – Our Employee Networks provide a professional, supportive network for employees from diverse backgrounds, including Women’s, LGBT+ and Allies, Veteran’s, People of Color and Allies, Hispanic Origin & Latin Affinity, Emerging Leaders, and Working Parents Networks.

Physical Demands:

(The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • Light lifting (20-25 lbs.)
  • Daily walking both to and from the office and throughout the manufacturing areas is necessary based upon specific daily job demands.
  • Regularly required to sit, stand, reach, bend and move about the work environment.

Work Environment:

(The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • Office/Mfg. Plant: 50/50
  • Office Area: Typical climate-controlled office environment requiring the use of standard office equipment.
  • Manufacturing Area: Subject to loud noises, moving machinery and equipment, and climate changes. Safety glasses are required. Hearing protection may be required in certain areas.
  • Standard weekly job hours: 40 hours. Overtime may be required based upon job demands.

Xylem Summer Internships typically last 10-12 weeks and are an opportunity to get hands-on, professional experience while making a lasting contribution to Xylem as an organization. Our internship program is intended to create a pipeline of talented undergraduate students who are interested in a career in the water innovation technology industry. Interns are our primary talent pool for all full-time early career positions and rotational programs. The Summer Internship is a great opportunity to learn more about Xylem and see if a career in water technology is right for you.

Xylem is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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