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Manufacturing Engineering Co-op

Location

Sheboygan, WI

Job Summary

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.

Key Responsibilities

  • 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.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Sophomore or later in ME, MET, EMSE curriculum
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher
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