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MICHAEL FOODS Continuous Improvement Engineering Internship in LENOX, Iowa

DescriptionMichael foods, Inc. is a leading food processor and distributor with business in egg products, refrigerated grocer and potato product and offers exciting job possibilities throughout our organization. Join our company and be part of an innovative team that First in Food - where you can enhance your career, sharpen your talents and make an impact.We have the honor and responsibility of working in food - a critical infrastructure industry during this time of global crisis. We are working around the clock to keep inventory flowing to our retailers and to help feed the world. We are hiring at many of our manufacturing facilities...this is a great opportunity for those who are now available due to hours being cut at their regular job or being sent home from college temporarily.Take a look at how Michael Foods is giving back to the community during this difficult time!JOB SUMMARY: The continuous improvement engineering internship position is involved in productivity analysis and implementation of process improvement activities at Michael Foods, Inc. This position should also build capability and provide a pipeline of future talent for Michael Foods.JOB ACTIVIIES: Be part of the plant continuous improvement team; assist process improvement with industrial engineer on the development of projects and/or process improvement. Major responsibilities include:OEE and downtime calculationsData collection and manipulationProcess capability analysisBuild up spreadsheets and perform other calculation as neededWork with plant engineer and maintenance on equipment trouble shooting and process improvementBe in a team environment and support other team members for activitiesCommunicate cross-functionally to assist team to solve process issuesAssist in conducting presentations and formal training programsAssist in developing team to solve day-to-day operational issues and reach short and long term performance goalsAssist in organizing and facilitation team meetings to achieve process continuous improvement process.QUALIFICATIONS:Current enrollment in a Bachelor's or Master's Degree program related to mechanical, industrial, chemical or electrical engineering field.Understand the engineering principles; having a basic understanding on heat transfers and being able to conduct some basic thermodynamic calculation. Passing the Fundamental Engineering Test is expected but not required.Basic understanding on OEE, plant performance, root cause analysis, process continuous improvement and Six Sigma tools/improvement cycles; excellent verbal and oral communication skills and be able to influence others.Strong statistical skills include but not limited to statistical process control (SPC), capability analysis, linear regressions, categorical data analysis and design of experiment (DOE).Strong computer competency; some programming experience is expected but not required: such as Excel-VBA and SQL. Understanding on database will be a plus.Be able to work 10 consecutive weeks during the months of May through August 2019.Eager to learn and challenge yourself; self-directed, detail oriented, reliable and strong initiative.The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of the work and may not include all of the duties required of the position.Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing,