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Sierra Nevada Corporation | SNC Sierra Nevada Corporation | SNC

Manufacturing Engineer Co-op (Spring 2020)

  •  Posted 30+ Days Ago
  •   Part time
  •  Madison, WI
  •  R0009029

SUMMARY: Interns will work with a designated mentor or team to gain a thorough understanding of the career field of interest to include theory and practical application of obtained knowledge. The intern will benefit from mentoring, coaching and side-by-side work with knowledgeable and experienced experts in the field. The objective is real, hands-on work assignments related to intern’s major, providing them with skills vitally important in today’s business environment. Those interested in employment following an internship will be considered based on current openings, performance during internship, and proximity to graduation.

At SNC’s Space Systems Group (SSG) we are not only the creator of the Dream Chaser® spacecraft, but also the designer and manufacturer of rocket engines and components, systems that sustain life in deep space, as well as systems and satellites that improve life here on Earth. The work of our Space Systems team not only supports the U.S. government (including NASA), but also commercial customers and international organizations. Learn more about SSG

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Preparing manufacturing documentation required for product manufacture (work instructions)   
  • Coordinating with the Production facility planner the use of resources and scheduling activities in order to meet an objective
  • Investigating design/operational problems affecting production and dealing with them in a systematic, methodical manner. 
  • Lead PFMEA and root cause analysis for discrepancies 
  • Improving existing operations, incorporating new methods and processes
  • Establishes learning objectives with mentor/supervisor
  • Supports assignments that represent general tasking in the field of interest
  • Occasionally takes on special projects as assigned by the mentor/supervisor
  • Establishes fundamental business/technical foundation through practice of internal processes and procedures
  • Job shadows at all levels in the field
  • Performs administrative functions as needed
  • Assists in the coordination and execution of company events

SNC job descriptions are meant as summarizations only. They do not necessarily reflect all duties and responsibilities of a position.

Must Haves:

  • Must be a Junior or Senior attending college or technical school
  • It is desired that full-time students have a GPA of 3.2 or above; 3.0 or above for working students
  • Technical skills complimentary to the field of interest
  • Strong skills in Word, Excel and Visio; Access is a plus
  • Ability to work in a highly collaborative team environment
  • Presentation skills using Powerpoint helpful
  • Strong organization skills
  • Detail oriented

Nice to Have:

  • Experience in technical writing  
  • Understanding of fabrication and assembly  
  • Lean six sigma

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