Co-Op/Intern - Engineering, Wisconsin Faucets

Kohler Kohler, WI
Co-Op/Intern - Engineering, Wisconsin Faucets

Location: Kohler, WI

Opportunity

Under the direction of Staff Engineer within Wisconsin Faucet Operations, the Engineering Intern/Co-op will employ a program of continuous manufacturing process improvement designed to achieve division goals and objectives, and improve the competitive position of the organization. Responsible for maintaining, developing and improving manufacturing processes through the implementation of new and/or improved manufacturing equipment and systems, and development of manufacturing work cells. Emphasis is on operations management and deployment of the Kohler Operating System (KOS), and on the structured use of robust process improvement methods and Quality systems including Kaizen, 6-sigma, PPAP, and SPC.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

Develop,coordinate and implement process improvement programs.

Develop,coordinate and control the Capital Plan within area of responsibility.

Assist manufacturing supervision and production teams in troubleshooting production problems and in resolution of quality problems related to equipment or process capability.

Assist in the review process of new product or process designs to ensure manufacturability and production at lowest possible cost.

Participate in and/or lead technical teams as required. Includes product or process development teams, KOS/Kaizen teams, or special assignment teams.

Provide input to divisional management and participate in the development of business unit strategic plans.

Participate in safety initiatives.

Skills/Requirements

Pro Engineer CAD experience preferred

Pursuing a 2 year Associates Degree or Undergraduate Degree in Engineering (Industrial, Manufacturing or Mechanical preferred) or related technical discipline

Strong analytic and statistic skills

Excellent communication (both verbal and written), problem-solving, creative-thinking,

and collaboration skills Process control experience a plus

Why Work at Kohler Co.?

Kohler Co.'s mission is to contribute to a higher level of gracious living for those who are touched by our products and services. We understand that it takes investment in our associates' development to make that happen. So, we offer ongoing investment in each individual's personal development and the opportunity to collaborate with others across functions and roles at Kohler.

In addition to the investment in your development, Kohler offers a benefits package including a competitive salary, health, vision, dental, 401(k) with company matching, and more!

About Us

Beyond the competitive benefits and compensation, Kohler proudly offers a rich history, steeped in creativity and a commitment to our associates and communities. We invite you to learn more about our culture and company at www.kohler.com.

It is Kohler's policy to recruit, hire, and promote qualified personnel in all job classifications without regard to race, creed, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, disability or veteran status. If, as an individual with a disability, you need reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact kohlerjobs@kohler.com. Kohler Co. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.