manufacturing engineer intern

The Manufacturing Engineer Intern assists the Manufacturing Engineers with various projects in designing and maintaining manufacturing processes to satisfy customer requirements. The Manufacturing Engineer Intern will learn to apply lean manufacturing techniques to analyze and improve the manufacturing processes in various production areas.


  • Monitors elements of the production area for scrap, efficiency, quality, manufacturing costs and production capabilities – assist to create and lead efforts towards continuous improvement of these workcell metrics
  • Assists to create process documentation, operator instructions and standardized work instructions for the machines and processes
  • Uses 2D and 3D CAD to design tooling, workholding and automation for workcells
  • Assists in calculating process cycle times to complete quotation proposals for new or altered customer programs
  • Communicates with vendors to select and order new tooling
  • Works with Manufacturing Engineers with various tasks in maintaining process capabilities, addressing customer complaints and analyzing data to create robust tooling systems
  • Analyzes process flows and determines process cycle times
  • Performs other associated responsibilities


  • Has a professional technical vocabulary, and can communicate effectively both verbally and in written form
  • Familiarity with various machining operations such as turning, milling, hole making, spline forming, induction hardening, grinding preferred
  • Knowledge of advanced mathematical and statistical concepts or procedures such as trigonometry and statistical process analysis techniques
  • Must know basic quality inspection and testing concepts
  • An understanding of how to read and interpret blueprints and GD & T information preferred
  • Must be proficient in such computer skills as Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Project, etc.), AutoCAD, CAM software
  • Works well in a team environment with a positive, constructive attitude

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 essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls.  The employee frequently is required to talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel or crouch.

The employee must regularly lift and move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and move up to 40 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

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Calumet City, IL






Full Time Hourly

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