Manufacturing Engineering Co-op
We are seeking an individual for the position of Manufacturing Engineering Co-op. Engineering Co-op will be provided opportunities in the various engineering disciplines at Vollrath over the course of their schedule.
- Each student will begin their Co-op program in a two week rotational introduction across various functions. During this time they will be meeting people that they will be interfacing with for their assignment and be given exposure to a variety of engineering disciplines. This will set the foundation for the remainder of their assignment. Their orientation will involve:
- Industrial health and safety orientation
- Introduction to the various Production departments
- Design Engineering and Manufacturing Engineering overview
- Engineering Change Request (ECR) training
- Drawing generation
- Drawing review
- Tooling design
- Quality Engineering orientation including the metrology lab
- Engineering test lab and new product development
- Upon completion of this orientation, students will be partnered with an Engineer and assigned to a project based on the business need. The projects defined for the 2014 were:
- Manufacturing Engineering: Upgrading the level of safety documentation in the manufacturing plant especially as it relates to Lock Out Tag Out (LOTO). Key elements of this assignment will involve:
- Gaining a fundamental knowledge of OSHA LOTO practices.
- Working with Manufacturing Engineering, the Director of Safety and Manufacturing personnel to develop a best practice for LOTO work instructions.
- Building a prioritized list of equipment requiring updated instructions based on highest to lowest safety risk processes.
- Create and deploy work instructions throughout the facility.
- A verbal presentation at the end of the assignment to upper management regarding key elements of the project and the overall intern experience.
- Student work will focus on the needs of the project and may will involve product/component design, problem solving, interaction with various disciplines, report development, Engineering change requests.
- Sophomore or later in ME, MET, EMSE curriculum
- GPA of 3.0 or higher