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Southwire Manufacturing Engineer Internship in Youngsville, North Carolina

Manufacturing Engineer Internship

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Date: Feb 17, 2024

Location: Youngsville, NC, US, 27596

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: Youngsville, NC

Shift: M-F 8-5

Starting Pay Rate: $18.00

Job Description

Program Dates : Summer 2024 (May through August 2024)

Time Commitment : Full-time

Format : Fully in-person (Youngsville, NC)

Role Summary

This position will work directly under two manufacturing engineers supporting the Youngsville facility. This individual will be asked to perform time studies, data entry and analysis, create line balancing documents, and establish lean processes. The individual will build communication skills with assemblers and learn how to relay completely new processes effectively. This position will also entail leading an improvement project with minimal direction. The individual will attend daily meetings to understand the wins/losses from the previous day and will be tasked with helping to avoid future misses by understanding and solving problems.

Description of Responsibilities

  • Participate and train in various continuous improvement activities

  • Creation and implementation of lean initiatives; including data collection, analyzing information to find countermeasures for improvement, cost saving, time saving and HSE improvements to increase efficiency and eliminate waste

  • Attend and be present in all meetings

  • Provide valuable input on projects

  • Develop action trackers and timelines

  • Support engineering on projects with documentation and layouts

  • Responsible for reporting back to leadership on improvements and improvement opportunities

Qualifications and Experience Requirements

  • Minimum 2.5 GPA

  • Must be currently enrolled in an accredited college/university pursuing a degree in engineering

  • Must have reliable transportation to and from work

  • Basic computer skills in Microsoft Office and Adobe

  • Ability to plan, organize, and schedule to meet deadlines

  • Proficient in the use of a variety of measuring 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: Raleigh

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