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United Technologies Corporation Manufacturing Engineering Intern (Summer 2020) in Foley, Alabama

Job ID: 01379142

City: Foley

State: Alabama

Country: United States

Category: Interns/Co-Ops, Engineering

Job Type: Full Time


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United States of America


HAL02: Aerostructures-Foley 1300 West Fern Ave, Foley, AL, 36535 USA

Every second, a plane takes off with Collins Aerospace equipment onboard. From space exploration and defense to today’s more electric, more intelligent, more integrated aircraft – our systems make modern flight possible. We have more than 41,000 employees across 150 countries working at the forefront of technological innovation. Thanks to their efforts, our global reach and our market-leading position, we do big things no one else can do.

At Collins Aerospace, we believe that innovation starts with our people. That’s why we have over 8,000 engineers located in 70 sites around the globe, across 14 countries. But our Engineering organization is not just a collection of individual businesses. We use our size and expertise to create system solutions that work across all our product lines.

Our industry-leading experts are setting the standards for the aerospace industry and paving the way for the future. But as new challenges present themselves, we need fresh, creative and motivated minds to overcome these hurdles. Help us break barriers and achieve new levels of innovation. Do you have what it takes to join a global, diverse organization that doesn’t shy away from big opportunities? If so, we invite you to join our Engineering ranks and create the next generation of aerospace technologies. Together, we will move the world forward!

Collins Aerospace designs, manufactures and integrates nacelles, thrust reversers, pylons and flight control surfaces for commercial and military aircraft. This position is located in Foley Alabama, The Original Equipment Manufacturing (OEM) facility. Our facility is one of Industry Week magazine’s 2016 Best Plants in North America! We are currently expanding our facility and seeking employees who are excited to be a part of our team!

Role Overview

Manufacturing Engineer Interns will be assigned to a 2- 3 month internship designed to apply their educational curriculum to real-time work experiences in the Manufacturing/Aerospace field. Interns will receive beneficial and meaningful projects as well as direct involvement in processes for Collins Aerospace.

As a Manufacturing Engineering intern, you will be helping ensure that production goals are met on a daily basis. You will interface with Operations and Quality to resolve issues as they occur utilizing multiple root cause evaluation techniques. You will support process and tooling improvements for assembly operations. In addition, you’ll help develop plans to support the required rate of production for large scale aerospace manufacturing programs. You will learn valuable and popular software used in production and engineering environments.

Are you looking for a great opportunity to provide on demand Engineering support to a complex production team in a well-established industry? If so, this is the opportunity for you!

Essential Responsibilities

In this role you will:

  • Follow specific instructions to continually improve quality and productivity for products and processes within a designated area/project that meet or exceed national and international government standards with little to no guidance needed

  • Maintain statistical and financial records for assigned projects and processes to minimize waste where necessary while meeting all standards for quality and time

  • Suggest capital project improvements in order to satisfy production requirements; document, specify and justify all such projects

  • Collaborate with a team of engineers to ensure all product and system requirements are taken in to consideration

  • Provide support for technical problems, including safety and ergonomics, with minimal supervision and at times providing guidance to associate engineers Education and Certifications

  • A minimum of two (2) years progress towards BS in Manufacturing Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering at an accredited university (30 credit hours)

  • Per UTC Internship Program requirements, student must have a Overall GPA of 3.0 or higher Basic Qualifications Our intern position will assist the Manufacturing Operations/Technical Services department with numerous daily activities related to Manufacturing Engineering and provide a realistic job preview of the Manufacturing Engineer role. The role will also provide ownership and exposure to special projects with longer-term impact to the businessAn ideal candidate will be able to work 5 days per week during the Summer 2018 term but flexibility will be considered.Must be a U.S. Citizen or have Permanent Resident status & 18 years of age

  • Ability to multi-task with good organizational and prioritization skills.

  • Demonstrated customer service mindset; proactive in meeting business and customer needs.

  • Strong interpersonal skills, communication & teamwork.

  • Detail-oriented and conscientious.

  • Strong analytical skills.

  • Resourceful

  • Strong problem-solving skills.

  • Excellent Excel and data analysis skills

  • Proficiency with MS Office applications including PowerPoint and Outlook.

Manufacturing engineering support and development of talent pipeline.

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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United Technologies Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age, or any other federally protected class.

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