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Kreg Tools Engineering Intern (Summer 2020) in Huxley, Iowa

Engineering Intern (Summer 2020)


Huxley, IA

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Kreg Tool is an employee owned company that manufactures a wide variety of tools, accessories, and equipment for woodworkers and do-it-yourselfers. Our products are available throughout North America and in the nation’s major Home Improvement stores such as Lowe’s, Home Depot, and Menards. Our core focus is to make our customers raving fans, contribute positively to the community & economy, and assist employees in achieving personal growth and success.

Headquartered in Huxley, IA (just off I-35 between Des Moines and Ames), we offer an entrepreneurial environment, casual dress code, and a competitive compensation package which includes base pay, semi-annual bonuses, and full benefits. We are experiencing rapid growth and employ over 230 employees. Kreg Tool is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Successful completion of a criminal background check and pre-employment drug test are required to be qualified for employment. We currently have the following position open:


Essential Job Functions:

  • Update Facility layout as changes occur.

  • Perform time studies.

  • May work on set-up reductions, Kaizen events or other Continuous Improvement activities.

  • Apply statistical methods and root cause analysis techniques to improve manufacturing processes and develop production standards.

  • Participate or lead teams to cost justify, design, and implement new equipment.

  • Lead projects (either assigned or identified) to eliminate waste and increase value of our processes

  • Some Design work may be required to complete projects

  • Participate in multiple projects at one time.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Delivers on Priorities (Planning & Organizing)

  • Building Partnerships

  • Safety Focus

  • Continuous Improvement

  • Maintains Discipline (Managing Work)

  • Initiating Action

  • Encourages Objectively (Decision Making)

  • Innovation

  • Technical & Professional Knowledge & Skills

  • Courage

Education and/or Experience:

  • Completed Sophmore level Engineering curriculum in Industrial or Mechanical Engineering

  • AutoCad and Solidworks experience is preferred

  • Completion of Time Studies class preferred.

  • Understanding of statistical process control techniques.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint.

Other Skills and Abilities:

  • Committed to company values.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Self-motivated and self-directed, with the desire to take initiative.

  • Must be committed to the success of the entire organization.

Why Kreg?

  • Entrepreneurial environment

  • Casual dress code

  • Competitive pay

  • Rapidly growing company

  • We're fun!