Quality Engineering Intern - Summer 2023

College-University Recruiting | Auburn, NY, 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!

The Role: The Intern may lead, or participate in, cross-functional projects to address and resolve manufacturing issues, with regard to the sustaining and continuous improvement of processes and methods to improve safety, quality and delivery, while reducing facility operational costs.

*This will be a 10 week Internship position located onsite at our Auburn, NY facility*

Essential Duties/Principal Responsibilities:

  • Will initially be responsible for updating and/or developing documentation supporting shop floor(Control Plans, Inspection Plans, Quality Alerts.) to improve product quality, increase uptime (OEE) and improve on time delivery.
  • Investigate Part and component failures. Identifying failure mode, working with suppliers and engineering to improve supply chain and internal processing performance.
  • Sustain and/or improve production processes, primarily with Lean manufacturing techniques, but occasionally with six sigma methodologies, as a means to improve safety/ergonomics, increase process uptime (OEE), eliminate waste and deliver products to customer's expectations.
  • Observe and evaluate production downtime incidents for root cause and identify and implement corrective actions), utilizing formal problem solving tools such as A3 or 8D analysis, DMAIC based Problem solving techniques.
  • May participate in continuous improvement Kaizens or action items from Kaizens throughout the facility.
  • Any other relevant duties as assigned to help support the Quality department, Operations and the facility as a whole.

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

  • Proficient in MS Office: Word, Excel, PPT
  • Experience in Lean manufacturing concepts and Six Sigma methods preferred
  • Understanding formal problem solving methodologies
  • Knowledgeable in statistical Tools and methods.(Minitab, Excel Statistical Analysis Package)

Desired Major(s)

Mechanical Engineering (BSME), Mechanical Engineering Technology (BSMET), BS Manufacturing Engineering, Industrial Engineering (IE), Electro-Mechanical Engineering (EMET)

Physical Demands/Work Environment:

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

  • Regularly required to sit or stand, reach, bend and move about the facility
  • Considerable standing, walking, bending, heavy lifting (up to 50 pounds) and carrying.
  • Regularly required to sit or stand, reach, bend and move about the facility
  • Office: Standard office equipment; work usually performed in an office setting free from any disagreeable elements.

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.