University Recruiting- Engineering Internship in Radford, VA at Kollmorgen

Date Posted: 4/5/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

If you are you looking for a company with opportunity, integrity, and excitement -- one that offers challenging career growth and a proven track record -- consider the Kollmorgen team.  We offer real jobs, real learning and real opportunities!  Based upon the success of the internship, the Intern will be offered a full-time position with Kollmorgen.

Likely assignments can include Manufacturing Engineer, Quality Engineer, Applications Engineer, Sourcing Engineer and Test & Automation Engineer.  Below is a description of a few of these potential assignments. Selection of the assignment will involve the participant’s preference, availability, and company needs. Responsibilities within each assignment may vary based upon needs of the business. 

Manufacturing Engineer: Our ME's are the focal point of the manufacturing process as they interact with all of the internal support functions and external resources to ensure that the production process is streamlined and maintained without interruption.  Typical assignments include:

Implementation of Lean Conversion Initiatives
Design of fixturing and tooling
Vendor sourcing and qualifying for new products and LCR initiatives
Capacity planning
Coordination with Design Engineering for "Design for Manufacturability
Support the design, development and implementation of mfg. cells for new product introductions
Drive Lean manufacturing principles such as Standard Work, Poke-Yoke, Visual Management, Variation Reduction into daily operations
Lead kaizen activities to achieve quality, delivery and productivity goals
Identify and implement design alternatives to improve quality and cost targets
Interface with suppliers to establish root cause and lead sustained problem resolution
Provide engineering support for shop floor assembly operations

Quality Assurance: Quality is a close partner to the Materials and Operations groups.  These functions work with each other to guarantee Kollmorgen manufactures the highest quality part, at the lowest possible cost, on time, while maintaining an accident free workplace. Typical assignments include:

Coordinating vendor certifications with the Materials department
Participation in ISO or AS quality audits
Creation of Quality SOPs to assist the production process
Working with Operations on scrap reduction initiatives
Preparing Corrective Action measures for non-compliance products

Research and Development: Our R&D Engineers are the focal point of the innovation and Accelerated Product Development (APD) process as they interact globally with our engineering, support functions and external resources to execute on the product marketing roadmaps.  Typical assignments include:

Performs laboratory testing and evaluation of prototype and production electric motors and components
Builds prototype products and proof-of-concept hardware, modifies production equipment and assists in defining work processes and confirming manufacturability
Development of a product/feature design
Product/feature specification development and Toll gate review process
Implementation of APD process initiatives (I2E) and product road mapping process
Test plan development
Customer on-site visits and VOC input process
Vendor sourcing and qualifying of new components
Coordination with Manufacturing Engineering for "Design for Manufacturability"
Leading Kollmorgen’s QDSC

 

The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Altra Industrial Motion Corp. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as an ""Altra Company."" Altra Industrial Motion Corp. and all Altra Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or other characteristics protected by law. The ""EEO is the Law"" poster is available at: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf. Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process will have the opportunity to request accommodation during the application process.

Job Requirements

Education and/or Experience

-Pursuing a 4-year Engineering degree.
-Must have strong written and oral communication skills for direct and frequent communication with internal and external customers and suppliers.
-Must have good interpersonal skills for our multi-functional team environment.
-Ability to work with all levels, including management and production personnel, to resolve technical issues that are identified through the manufacturing process.
 
EEO Statement: The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Altra Industrial Motion Corp. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as an ""Altra Company."" Altra Industrial Motion Corp. and all Altra Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or other characteristics protected by law. The ""EEO is the Law"" poster is available at: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf. Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process will have the opportunity to request accommodation during the application process.