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Engineering Internship - Summer 2019
Emerson Electric Co. | Rockford, Illinois
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Job Description


Reports directly to Plant Manager or Lead Engineer. The Engineering Intern will actively participate in projects related to processcontrol and process improvement. Hands-on experience may include, but isnot limited to:

* Provide support for key company initiatives, such as lean implementation, downtime elimination, and overall equipment efficiency (OEE)
* Work with subject matter experts to measure current process performance, analyze results, develop improvement ideas, and run experiments or trials to improve results.
* May be involved with new process implementation, involving developing procedures, completing problem analysis, job safety analysis, etc.
* Work with engineering and shop floor team to identify and design fixtures to improve manufacture ability.
* Interface with Engineers to introduce new products to the plant and help troubleshoot problems inherent with production and improve manufacturing efficiency.
* Examine documents such as blueprints, drawings, change orders and specifications to verify completeness and accuracy of data.
* Prepare and submit Engineering Work Orders (EWO).
* Prepare reports and memorandums as requested.
* May deal with vendors or others outside of the organization.
* May be involved with the evaluation of capital investments and assist in preparation of cost justifications.


* Coached and mentored by Greenlee engineering leadership.
* Gain technical foundation and acquire leadership skills, project management experience, and cross-functional process knowledge.
* Experience in developing and documenting key processes.
* Work on projects that have a measurable impact on our business.
* Potential leadership growth and Six Sigma Green Belt opportunities.


* Must be currently pursuing a Bachelors or Masters degree in engineering. The following is preferred:
* Design Intern - Mechanical Engineering Degree
* Electrical Intern - Electrical Engineering Degree
* Software Intern - Software Engineering or Computer Science Degree

* Junior, Senior, or graduate student standing preferred
* GPA 3.0 or higher
* Excellent communication skills (oral & written)
* Ability to work independently, learn new tasks/handle multiple tasks, solve problems, meet deadlines, and show strong self-motivation and initiative.
* Strong computer skills (Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)


Works in both office and plant environments and may exert up to 25 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull, grasp, finger, or otherwise move objects.

The responsibilities outlined in this position description serve as a general guideline for the position and are not exhaustive of all duties inherent in the job.

Work Authorization

No calls or agencies please. Emerson will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Emerson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.

If you have a disability and are having difficulty accessing or using this website to apply for a position, you can request help by calling 1-314-553-2544 (V/TTY/TDD) or by sending an email to idisability.administrator@emerson.com.

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