Maintenance Intern (May 21-Jan 22) - Omaha, NE
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 Omaha, NE

About Syngenta

Syngenta is a leading agriculture company helping to improve global food security by enabling millions of farmers to make better use of available resources. Through world class science and innovative crop solutions, our 28,000 people in over 90 countries are working to transform how crops are grown. We are committed to rescuing land from degradation, enhancing biodiversity and revitalizing rural communities.

About this Job:

As an intern at Syngenta, you have the opportunity to work alongside some of the brightest minds in the industry, and work on real projects finding real solutions. Work with us and you’ll get:

  • Competitive wages
  • Ongoing career development resources
  • The opportunity to work on cutting-edge projects
  • Meaningful projects that solve problems

This position is responsible for assisting in the efforts to ensure reliability and maintainability of equipment, utilities, facilities, controls and safety/security systems. Assist in equipment replacement and complete design through installation of small projects. The individual is responsible for assisting the maintenance and operations departments in problem solving, continuous improvement effort, progressing Lean Manufacturing initiatives and actively participating in site health, safety and environmental efforts.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Research, document and implement proper preventative maintenance activities to address equipment failure modes
  • Audit maintenance procedures for scope and applicability
  • Enhance the use of the SAP Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS)
  • Assist with the development of the reliability centered maintenance (RCM) programs
  • Assist the maintenance department in problem solving, continuous improvement efforts, and progressing Lean Manufacturing initiatives
  • Actively participate in Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) programs

Duration: May 2021 – January 2022

Education & Experience:

  • Requires a High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Student must have completed two years towards a Bachelors or advanced degree in Mechanical Engineering, Agricultural Engineering, or Industrial Engineering
  • Fluent in English
  • All applicants must be eligible to work in the US

Additional Knowledge, Skills, Traits & Abilities:

  • An independent individual who is self-motivating and needs little supervision
  • Some job experience relating to mechanical engineering is preferred
  • The ability to communicate information (written and spoken) is highly desired in this position
  • Ability to perform basic math functions

Work Level: XZ

Syngenta is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

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