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Manufacturing & Quality Internship

  • GE Aviation
  • Co-op/Intern
  • Posted 7/26/2017 5:33:32 PM
  • 2934517
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: Aviation AvioAero
Location(s): Italy; Rivalta di Torino


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Role Summary:
Reporting to the Manufacturing/Quality Leaders, the Manufacturing & Quality Intern will ensure full respect of technical requirements, essential for performing production activities. Successful internship assignments may lead to OMLP program placement (after internal recruiting process).
Please note that there is no open position yet but we want to know you when there will be. We are gathering potential candidates who would be interested in a 6 month internship starting in October/November 2017.

Essential Responsibilities:
By successfully completing the internship you might have access to the selection process for the Operations Management Leadership Program (OMLP).
About OMLP: this leadership program includes 3 rotational 8 moths assignments in Manufacturing, Sourcing, and Quality.

The Manufacturing&Quality Intern will:

  • Defined work or projects with moderate complexity. In this role you will follow an individual work plan, meet day-to-day short-term objectives, and resolve issues through immediate action or short-term planning.
  • Develop manufacturing processes for New Product Introduction (NPI), documenting process changes, driving process / fixture improvements, driving lead and cycle time improvements, cost of quality (COQ), and Environment, Health & Safety (EHS) actions
  • Define investment and expense needs, driving from preparing for approvals to completion
  • Participate in LEAN initiative, and engage Six Sigma tools for process improvements
  • Develop and implement process improvements to reduce costs and cycles
  • Design necessary fixtures and tooling for manufacturing NPI’s and for process improvements
  • Manage multiple projects by providing scheduling, resource management, budget control and EHS compliance
  • Bring new ideas and positive support to the current process
  • Implement productivity actions in order to improve the process and respect objectives
  • Participate in EHS related actions, to improve safety in own area
  • Lead and effectively interface with manufacturing, sales, marketing, and other support teams to complete projects to meet EHS, production, quality, cost savings, and new product development goals within schedule and budget
  • Interface with vendors and internal contacts in an effective manner to ensure that the technical and EHS perspective is properly conveyed
  • Assure that all engineering designs and technical data are complete and accurately documented to provide an accurate technical/historical base for future reference and to meet customer / end user requirements

    Qualifications/Requirements:
    • Masters Degree in Mechanical/Industrial/Aeronautical/Materials Engineering
    • Fluent in English and Italian
    • Outstanding academic achievement - Top 25% class (final grade minimum 104/110 or GPA 3 out of 4)
    • Knowledge of technical drawings
    • Geographic flexibility and global mindset
    • EU work permit

      Desired Characteristics:
      • Strong problem solving and mentoring skills
      • Six Sigma knowledge is preferred
      • Change oriented mind-set
      • Strong organizational skills
      • Strong oral and written communication skills
      • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

        Locations: Italy; Rivalta di Torino
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