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Intern - Master's Thesis Worker, Manufacturing Operations

  • GE Energy Connections
  • Co-op/Intern
  • Posted 1/31/2017 1:14:55 PM
  • 2837765
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: Energy Connections Grid Solutions
Location(s): Finland ; Tampere

About Us:
GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

Role Summary:
We are looking for an intern / Master's Thesis Worker to join the Grid Solutions, Capacitors and Reactors Manufacturing Unit in Tampere. The internship period is full-time and lasts approx 12 to 18 months. The preferable starting date would be during March / April 2017.

Essential Responsibilities:
Your internship starts with a introduction period of 4-6 months in manufacturing operations and you will be given responsibilities in different development projects and studies, such as Lean and lead time in production. In addition you will have great opportunity to gain leadership experience by assisting staff supervisors in manufacturing shop operations. You will work closely with various stakeholders, both internally and externally.

After the familiarization period, you will start your Master's Thesis work, preferably in August 2017, with a subject related to manufacturing or productivity development.

You have a BSc degree from Technical University preferably from field of Electrical Engineering, Industrial Management or Automation, and you now are seeking for Master's Thesis opportunity and are able to start full-time work during already this spring.
  • Proven academic excellence throughout the educational career
  • Fluent in Finnish and in English, other language is being seen as an advantage
  • Good computer skills, especially advanced Excel skills are beneficial
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively across functions
  • Ability to work independently as well as a member of a team
  • Ability to lead small projects
  • Interest on people management
  • EU work permit

Desired Characteristics:
Some previous working experience, gained from manufacturing or industrial environment, is an asset. But above all; we value your enthusiasm and commitment to learn and ability to deliver results in an uncertain world.


We offer you a unique opportunity to gain insights and diverse perspective on manufacturing operations, development projects and experience on people management. Join GE, a digital industrial company that builds, powers, moves, cures and connects the world!

For further information, do not hesitate to contact Operations Manager Jyrki Tiira.
Please apply by sending your resume, motivation letter and grade report through no later than 23.2.2017

Locations: Finland ; Tampere

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
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