Internship - Engineering/Warehouse Design
INTERNSHIP - ENGINEERING / WAREHOUSE DESIGN Taunton, MA
Saint-Gobain, the world leader in the habitat and construction markets, designs, manufactures and distributes building materials, providing innovative solutions to meet growing demand in emerging economies, for energy efficiency and for environmental protection. Saint-Gobain is a welcoming, solid, open-minded company that offers long-term career opportunities.
Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics (PPL) is a recognized leader in the advanced polymer technology market with access to state-of-the-art manufacturing and research & development facilities around the world. As an integral part of our team, you will work to support the achievement of business goals while emphasizing the Performance Plastics Values of accountability, trust, initiative, respect and helping. With PPL you will have diverse and enriching experiences that will allow you to develop your talent and your entrepreneurial ambitions for years to come.
Position Summary: Saint Gobain Performance Plastics is currently seeking an intern to work with their Engineering and Supply Chain Team at the Taunton, MA site. May - August, Full Time, flexible dates
Responsibilities: - Support and Supervise construction activities. - Manage and update Warehouse drawing throughout the project span. - Create process flow diagrams for material flow throughout the warehouse. Review and implement efficiency improvements. - Review and suggest efficiency improvements for material logistics. (Scheduling and transfer of materials from main facility to warehouse and vice versa) - Create Kanban system for non-inventory items (Ex. Product bags, corrugated, etc.) - Analyze manufacturing and shipping data to determine how to decrease packaging material inventory. - Create database to estimate shipping weights and dimensions. - Create organized area for outgoing and incoming shipments applying lean manufacturing principles. - Load new rack locations into MRP system (QAD). - Miscellaneous tasks to support warehouse transfer.
Qualifications & Skills: - The position requires that the candidate be at least two years into an accredited Industrial\Operations Engineering, Manufacturing/Mechanical Engineering program - Strong problem solving skills - Ability to work with large amount of data for statistical analysis - Familiarity with MRP systems will be added benefit - Ability to self-motivate and work productively both with and without supervision - Strong analytical, organization, and communication (written and verbal) skills - Strong Excel skills and working knowledge of Microsoft Office products
To apply, go to https://joinus.saint-gobain.com/#/offer/ENG/553913
Or email to HRTaunton@saint-gobain.com
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