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Engineering Internship

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Heflin
Posted on: September 12, 2023

Job Description:

A leader in technology and innovation, Southwire Company, LLC is one of North America's largest wire and cable producers. Southwire and its subsidiaries manufacture building wire and cable, metal-clad cable, portable and electronic cord products, OEM wire products and engineered products. In addition, Southwire supplies assembled products, contractor equipment, hand tools and jobsite power and lighting solutions. We are proud to offer competitive compensation, employee benefits, tuition reimbursement and unlimited growth opportunities. Our more than seven decades of progressive growth can be attributed to our commitment to delivering quality and service to our customers, exercising environmental stewardship, enhancing the well-being of our employees and giving back to the communities in which we work and live. How will you power what's possible?Location:Heflin, ALShift: 8-5 (Varies with schedule)Starting Pay Rate: $18.00Job DescriptionPart-time student opportunities allow undergraduate and graduate students to schedule their work around their classes.These roles are available in both the office, customer service centers, and in the production environment.This program will allow students to gain experience working in a business/manufacturing environment while maintaining their full time academic commitments.This part time work can be done throughout the student's matriculation at college/university with the options for extended work hours during the summer months.Student are eligible for part time opportunities after the completion of their freshman year and can work until graduation.Students must be within a commutable distance of the Southwire location to participate in the Part Time Student Program.This internship will be hosted for the SUMMER 2024 semester. Estimated dates: May through July 2024PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES The following is a list of specific duties, which are considered essential functions of this job. This list is not exhaustive, as all positions at the company are dynamic. This is consistent with our need to be flexible and responsive to the needs of our customers. The employee who occupies this position is expected to assume any/all duties assigned by management, irrespective of whether such duties are specifically included in this list. While an effort is made to thoroughly describe the customary manner in which this job is performed, reasonable accommodations will be made to qualified individuals with disabilities who may not be able to perform this job in the manner indicated.

  • 5S, Lean Operations, Kaizen, Visual Management, and Standard Work.
  • Data entry for Maintenance Work Orders and Hour by Hour production reports.
  • Safety support to activities assigned to Engineering.
  • Special Projects like, Maintenance spare parts & TPM (Total Preventive Maintenance) systems.
  • Support to building activities.
  • 4DX Participation.
  • Insulation Tool Crib system.
    • Must be currently enrolled in an accredited college/university pursuing a degree in engineering
    • Minimum 2.5 GPA
    • Must have reliable transportation to and from work
    • Technical skills - the ability to acquire and coordinate the installation of new equipment.
    • Excellent communication skills - the ability to train and work with fellow employees.
    • Detail orientation - the ability to complete the project referred to under initiative.
    • Initiative - the ability to see an opportunity and act upon it. WORKING CONDITIONS
      • Continuous mental and/or visual attention with manufacturing functions
      • Uses computer terminal and other office equipment Benefits We Offer:
        • 401k with Matching & Pension Plan (Eligible for Pension after 1,000 Hours Worked)
        • Medical Insurance Package if Working 30 Hours per Week
        • Flexible Work Schedule up to 30 hours per Week
        • Employee Assistance Program
        • Advancement & Professional Growth opportunities
        • & More Southwire is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.Nearest Major Market: Birmingham

Keywords: Disability Solutions, East Point , Engineering Internship, Engineering , Heflin, Georgia

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