Kitco Defense
  • 11-Jul-2017 to 09-Sep-2017 (MST)
  • Quality
  • Springville, UT, USA
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

Job Title: Manufacturing Engineering Intern (K)

This is an Internship for a currently enrolled Graduate Student looking for an ongoing part-time position while they finsih up school.  A student in Manufacturing Engineering is preferred, but other engineering or business programs will be considered.


Department: Quality 

Reports to: Director of Quality (Kitco)           

Direct reports: 0          Indirect reports: 0       

EEO:  Administrative Support Workers

FLSA Status:     Non-Exempt


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate process improvement projects to drive cultural change.
  • Conduct root cause analysis to determine metrics, troubleshoot manufacturing/business and assembly issues, material flow, project plans, production capacity,facility design and create process documentation.
  • Carry out advanced data collection and analysis for process mapping, develop budgets and cost analysis to determine project feasibility.
  • Design, install and debug tooling and capital equipment as it relates to process improvement.
  • Drive value stream mapping to define "As-Is Analysis" and the transition to Future State.
  • Develop and conduct compliance audits, program evaluations and reviews to drive results with the fortitude to ensure change is permanent.


The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Mathematical Skills: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry. Statistics a bonus. 

Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. 

Other Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Must have working knowledge of Excel and Word and be proficient at learning general office software and mainframe systems. 

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representatives of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Is occasionally required to stand and walk.
  • Is frequently required to sit, talk, or hear.
  • Works in moderate noise levels.

Education Requirements: Working towards BS degree (Manufacturing Engineering or Lean Manufacturing experience preferred) or equivalent combination of education and experience.



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