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Manufacturing Engineering Intern

Requisition ID:  20724
Job Location(s): 

Ames, IA, US

Job Description

Danfoss in Ames, Iowa, is seeking a Manufacturing Engineering Intern to join our operational services team. The operational services team in Ames manages all painting and packaging processes and shipping/receiving operations. This internship will provide the intern the opportunity to work on medium to large-scale projects related to safety, packaging optimization, paint automation, and assembly processes improvements.

Job Responsibilities

  • Design and implementation of manufacturing processes to improve safety, quality, and productivity
  • Performing calculations and statistical analysis to analyze system and process performance
  • Specifying assembly procedures and setting up manufacturing execution systems
  • Collecting and analyzing paint and packaging processes performance data
  • Supporting new packaging automation projects.
  • Improving paint lines productivity.
  • Run discrete event simulations using Simio.
  • Optimize packaging materials usage.

Background & Skills

  • Pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Agriculture Engineering or Industrial Technology
  • GPA: 3.0 or above; Sophomore and above preferred.
  • Commitment to work 8 months (full-time ~40 hours per week in the summer; part-time ~20 hours per week during the spring/fall semester(s)
  • Problem-solving skills, ability to set and meet deadlines.
  • Basic knowledge of any CAD package; Autocad and/or Inventor, Simens NX, Solidworks or CATIA
  • General Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing concepts (5s, Kaizen, Kanban, PDCA, Poka-Yoke, etc..)
  • Familiarity with standard operating procedures and controlled documents (MIFA, Control plan and PFMEA)
  • Familiar with basic hand tools
  • Discrete Event Simulation (using Simio or Arena) knowledge is a plus
  • Familiarity with additive manufacturing concepts is a plus.

Danfoss – Engineering Tomorrow

At Danfoss, we are engineering solutions that allow the world to use resources in smarter ways – driving the sustainable transformation of tomorrow. No transformation has ever been started without a group of passionate, dedicated and empowered people. We believe that innovation and great results are driven by the right mix of people with diverse backgrounds, personalities, skills, and perspectives, reflecting the world in which we do business. To make sure the mix of people works, we strive to create an inclusive work environment where people of all backgrounds are treated equally, respected, and valued for who they are. It is a strong priority within Danfoss to improve the health, working environment and safety of our employees.

 

Following our founder’s mindset ‘action speaks louder than words’, we set ourselves ambitious targets to protect the environment by embarking on a plan to become CO2 neutral latest by 2030.

 

Danfoss is an EO employer and VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected category.

Danfoss engineers advanced technologies that enable us to build a better, smarter, and more efficient tomorrow. In the world’s growing cities, we ensure the supply of fresh food and optimal comfort in our homes and offices, while meeting the need for energy-efficient infrastructure, connected systems, and integrated renewable energy.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, motor control, and mobile and industrial machinery.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Today, Danfoss holds market-leading positions, serving customers in more than 100 countries. We are privately held by the founding family.

 

Danfoss engineers advanced technologies that enable us to build a better, smarter, and more efficient tomorrow. In the world’s growing cities, we ensure the supply of fresh food and optimal comfort in our homes and offices, while meeting the need for energy-efficient infrastructure, connected systems, and integrated renewable energy.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, motor control, and mobile and industrial machinery.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Today, Danfoss holds market-leading positions, serving customers in more than 100 countries. We are privately held by the founding family.

 


Nearest Major Market: Ames
Nearest Secondary Market: Des Moines