HNI Intern - Operations Management in Muscatine, Iowa



The HON Company and Allsteel, two signature brands within the HNI Corporation, have multiple Operations Management/Production Supervisor summer internship opportunities for students pursuing a business or operations management degree and interested in a career in manufacturing.

Each summer, students from a variety of majors, join the HNI family and a program of 75-100 other interns for an experience focused on:

  • Hands on learning

  • Professional development

  • Networking

As an Operations Management intern with HON and Allsteel:

  • You join a fast-paced, highly visible production or distribution team with a vision and passion for implementing solutions and exceeding our customers’ expectations

  • While no day will be the same, you can expect to put the knowledge you have gained in the classroom to use each and every day in a variety of experiences.

  • From providing leadership and direction to a group of 10-40 production or distribution members, to supporting network optimization and flow initiatives, to managing inventory levels, to strategically managing safety/quality/delivery/cost on the production line, our operations management interns are challenged and charged with continually seeking better ways of conducting business . . . continually asking . . . How can this be improved?

  • You will work directly with a mentor for technical and professional guidance.

  • Throughout the summer, professional development sessions, including formal Lunch n’ Learns, are provided for you to learn from senior leadership.

Outside of work, interns from HNI enjoy professional and social networking opportunities throughout the Muscatine, IA community – Ice Cream Socials, Volleyball Leagues, Golf, Baseball Games, etc. An intern social committee is created to help organize professional and social events that the interns of that summer want to do!


Successful candidates for an operations management internship will:

  • Be pursuing a four year degree in business management or a related field with interest in manufacturing and managing people

  • Have attained high academic achievement in their education pursuits

  • Have strong leadership characteristics and be active in college activities - proven leadership is preferred

  • Be able to work in a cross-functional team environment

  • Be adaptable and flexible

  • Possess strong communication skills

Based in Muscatine, Iowa, HNI is an organization with deeply held values that have been in existence since 1944. We are a collection of individuals, called Members, united by a dedication to integrity, quality, innovation, service and continuous improvement.

Our internships are a feeder pool to full time employment following graduation. Apply today!

Posted at: Monday, August 21, 2017

Job Req#: 0618011

Category: College Campus

Type: Salary

Shift: 1st

EEO Category: Professionals

Company: HON Company

Location: HON - Muscatine Campus, Muscatine, IA