The Raymond Corporation Mechanical Engineer Intern - Muscatine, IA in Muscatine, Iowa
About The Raymond Corporation: Since 1922, The Raymond Corporation has built a brand reputation based on innovation, quality and service. We design, build and distribute the best electric lift trucks and related solutions in the business. Our commitment maximizes our customers’ intralogistics performance and creates insights to keep them moving well beyond their warehouse. As a Toyota group Company, we are committed to the Toyoda Precepts, which provide common values to all of the Toyota companies: Always be faithful to your duties, thereby contributing to the Company and to the overall good. Always be studious and creative, striving to stay ahead of the times. Always be practical and avoid frivolousness. Always strive to build a homelike atmosphere at work that is warm and friendly. Always have respect for spiritual matters, and remember to be grateful at all times. Position Summary: The Co-Op program is designed to offer college students the opportunity to apply their curriculum knowledge to gain practical experience. Assignments may be part of a Degree requirement. The Co-Op will participate in various assignments and/or projects that impact The Raymond Enterprise. Performs work under direct supervision. Core Competencies: Safety: Recognizes that ensuring a safe work environment is everyone’s responsibility. Acts and utilizes equipment in a manner that ensures an incident-free work environment. Communication Skills: Provides concise, consistent and clear communications, both verbally and in writing. Actively listens, learns and asks clarifying questions. Solicits input; seeks to understand others and their ideas. Verbal and written communication skills are appropriate for job requirements. Drive for Quality/Continuous Improvement: Achieves quality results. Expresses a consistent passion to exceed customer expectations making customer satisfaction a priority. Identifies, takes ownership of and effectively resolves problems in a timely manner. Implements improvements and looks for ways to eliminate redundancy and/or waste to better support the business for long-term solutions. Ethical/Professional Conduct/Policy Compliance: Acts with integrity, demonstrates reliability, maintains a positive professional environment and regularly behaves in a manner consistent with our desired culture. Arrives on time and is available for work when expected. Understands and complies with Company policies and practices. Job Knowledge/Technical Skills: Demonstrates competency to the full extent of responsibility. Demonstrates job-relevant knowledge and essential skills, such as work practices, policies, procedures, laws, customer service, and technical information, as well as the relationship of their work to the organization's mission. Remains current in field of expertise. Teamwork/Interpersonal Skills: Works well with others, collaborates and lends expertise to achieve or exceed required results. Fosters cooperation and communication to facilitate consensus and accomplish tasks. Builds and maintains trust and professional relationships. Acts in a manner consistent with Toyoda Precepts including commitment, teamwork and humility. Essential Position Duties: Receives detailed objectives from supervisor/manager or mentor. Utilizes specialized curriculum knowledge to provide technical support. Participates as a member of project teams. Exchanges information with multiple departments over a variety of issues. Performs related work as assigned. Knowledge and Skills: Requires specialized knowledge obtained by participation in a relevant curriculum with the ability to apply this knowledge via experience-based learning. Possesses good written and verbal communication skills. Possesses good analytical ability and problem solving skills. Education and Experience: Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree. This is an entry-level position; no previous experience is required. Physical Requirements / Working Conditions: Typically works under normal office conditions where required to sit for extended periods of time. Regularly spends significant amounts of time working in front of computer. May be asked to work in a factory/engineering lab setting for specific periods of time. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is required in accordance with Company policy. May physically move and lift items up to 50 pounds. Temperatures may vary widely; elevated in the summer, cold in the winter depending on the department. Needs to be able to cope with stressors and demands that are associated with the job and/or work environment so that acceptable and defined levels of performance are maintained. In order to ensure a safe and drug-free work environment, successful completion of post-offer/pre-employment drug screening is required. Must be able to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner. ISO Responsibilities: The Raymond Corporation is ISO 9001, 14001 and 27001 registered. Employees are required to have a sound understanding of their responsibilities as related to the quality management system (ISO 9001), to be aware of their work activities that could have a significant impact on the environment (ISO 14001) and be vigilant in adhering to IT security policies and procedures (ISO 27001). All employees are required to be competent with the requirements of their specific assignment(s) and to be compliant with the associated documents. Affirmative Action Responsibility: It is the policy of The Raymond Corporation to afford equal employment and advancement for all qualified individuals without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules or regulations. Employees are expected to practice the consistent application of this policy.