Spring 2022 Manufacturing Engineering Co-Op
Industrial Operations
Full Time
Anderson, Sc


Identify and implement improvement activities within the manufacturing process in the areas of safety, efficiency, quality and cost.  The successful candidate will be a technical leader, fostering collaboration and team building while upholding the organization’s core values. He/she will work closely with the Food Preparation Sector team on the development and continuous improvement of a best-in-class manufacturing organization. 

Typical deliverables: On time, on budget delivery of all projects that meet objectives. Develop and implement manufacturing processes to meet finishing/assembly process area goals (Safety, Quality, Cost and Delivery).  Support of all manufacturing processes and improvement. 


  • Prepare technical specifications for equipment including safety and environment according to Global Manufacturing Engineering Guidelines.
  • Develop control processes and procedures to maintain consistent process results. (Statistical Process Control)
  • Supervise equipment installation, in cooperation with Plant Manufacturing Engineering.
  • Team-member (Manufacturing Engineering) on the New Product Projects.
  • Perform the manufacturability analysis of new Products Projects.
  • Implement specific Manufacturing Engineering actions for new Product Projects or other Projects (Capacity, Efficiency, Improvements…) in cooperation with Plant Manufacturing Engineering.
  • Participate in PFMEA.
  • Support production feasibility analysis in virtual environments and ensure implementation of digital manufacturing solution.
  • Research and facilitate innovative solutions for smart and optimal manufacturing processes.
  • Support efficiency and improvement programs, in cooperation with Plant Manufacturing Engineering.
  • Design and implement factory layout projects considering Lean manufacturing tools and techniques.
  • Project management. 
  • Perform vendor searches and equipment evaluation to ensure adequate capability to produce quality product in required quantities at an effective cost.
  • Generate capital investment request (IR's) required for new process implementation and controls expenditures to ensure compliance with timing and budget requirements.

Minimum Qualification


  • Current student in Engineering discipline.
  • Must be enrolled in college/university's co-op program; Must be able to commit to three rotational semesters. 
  • Strong computer skills particularly Microsoft Office applications.
  • Strong communication skills both verbally and in writing.
  • Knowledge of Problem Solving, Process Control Implementation, Continuous Improvement and OEE improvement.


  • Excellent verbal and written communications.
  • Problem-solving skills and ability to solve complex technical issues.
  • Strong aptitude for details, data interpretation and control process implementation (Six Sigma, Statistical Process Control, PFMEA).
  • Possess the flexibility in reacting to new situations and adaptability for working in a new environment (Ability to deal with ambiguity and complexity).
  • Strong results orientation and positive "can do" attitude with a sense of urgency to get things done.
  • Self-starter; a "hands-on" individual who enjoys challenge and is dedicated to getting the job done with minimal support and direction.
  • Team player.
  • Strong ability to work effectively within time constraints, changing priorities, and independently.
  • Ability to work different shifts and flexible hours to support improvement activities.


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We encourage you to apply as soon as possible as candidates will be interviewed continuously. The position may be filled prior to the date described as 'Apply by'