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Southwire Industrial Engineering CO-OP in Carrollton, Georgia

Industrial Engineering CO-OP

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Date: Nov 12, 2023

Location: Carrollton, GA, US, 30117

Company: Southwire Company LLC

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: Carrollton Headquarters

Shift: M-F 8-5

Starting Pay Rate: $20.00

Job Description

Co-Op are cycled, full time opportunities for engineering students who are currently enrolled in a four-year college/university.

Rotations available:

  • Summer 2024, Spring 2025, & Fall 2025


The Industrial Engineering Co-Op will provide engineering support for the Corporate Industrial Engineering team. They will interact with wire and cable manufacturing plants to drive continuous improvement.

Description of Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop and/or audit method standards for production activities

  • Perform time study observations to establish and/or validate production standards

  • Capital project requests, justifications & capital expenditure reporting

  • Sales & Production data reporting

  • Maintain accurate and current training documentation for SOPs and new employee onboarding

  • Work with a variety of systems including but not limited to SAP, CableBuilder, Advaris, and JIRA

Eligibility Requirements

  • Willingness and ability to commit to a minimum of 3 rotations

  • Ability to work 40-hour work weeks during rotation

  • Freshman, Sophomore, or Junior pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering

  • Minimum GPA 2.5

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong data analysis skills

  • Must have reliable transportation to and from work


  • Academic Credit (if applicable)

  • Fitness

  • Subsidized Housing

  • Student Resources/Orientation

  • Networking Opportunities

  • Competitive Salary

  • Professional Experience

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: Atlanta

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