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Operations Management Intern

Date: Mar 30, 2021

Location: Monroe, MI, US, 48162

Company: Worthington Industries, Inc

TWB Company is North America’s market leader for tailor welded products with locations in Kentucky, Michigan, Tennessee, Ontario and Mexico. Formed in 1992, TWB is a joint venture of Worthington Industries and BAO and Steel Company.  The company developed the tailor welded blank market in North America and is the leading manufacturer of tailor welded products in the NAFTA region supporting JIT production and services to the automotive industry.  The company’s technologies are helping automotive companies produce stronger, lighter vehicles.  

Employee Referral Amount - $0.00 

Summary

If you are looking for an exciting opportunity working with highly technical equipment & robotics then TWB is the place for you. The Intern will support the Operations & Manufacturing team and other managers in the facility through various tasks and projects. This position is to assist with continuously improving production levels and quality through innovation in the design and process flow. This includes maximizing the time, equipment is available for operations and minimizes equipment down time.  Ideally, candidates would be able to start in April/May timeframe and work 40 hours per week in the summer. The internship candidates can come from various areas of focus: Engineering, Industrial Management, Supply Chain or Business Management who will get hands on experience in a manufacturing environment.

Responsibilities

  • Provides leadership direction to team members of designated Value Stream as well as providing the training and guidance necessary to enable the employees to improve their own abilities and skill levels.
  • Leads day-to-day activities within the Value Stream to ensure swift and accurate completion of customer orders as well as daily 5S and PM activities.
  • Maintains excellent housekeeping practices through 5S implementation with appropriate audits.
  • Responsible for maintaining a safe work environment and a high level of safety awareness.
  • Must embrace the 4 I’s values. Integrity, Intensity, Innovation, Involvement.
  • Specific tasks will be tailored to the intern experience level and abilities.
  • Accept candid feedback and look for areas of improvements.

Desired Experience & Education

  • Student currently enrolled in classes leading to an accredited Bachelor’s degree in a related engineering, or management majors.
  • Preferred majors: Operations, Industrial Engineering, Supply Chain, Chemical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Industrial Management, Logistics or other related major.
  • Strong desire and motivation to develop a career in manufacturing/operations.
  • Strong leadership and team building skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a cross-functional team.
  • Willingness to learn, be mentored, and improve.
  • Exceptional customer focus.
  • Previous industrial experience is preferred.
  • Aptitude for working with hands and having experience using hand-tools may be beneficial.
  • To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status.

TWB is considered an Employer of Choice operating under a long-standing philosophy rooted in the Golden Rule. TWB and its subsidiaries, are an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered regardless of race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, disability or veteran’s status.

 

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Nearest Major Market: Monroe
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit

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