College Recruiting - Field Industrial Engineer Intern (Cheyenne, WY - #965)
Lowe's 2020 Summer Internship Program offers challenging assignments to undergraduate and graduate students, enhancing their understanding of the retail business world through valuable, hands-on experience with a FORTUNE 50 company. The summer internship program begins with orientation in late May and concludes in early-August. All internships are paid and housing is available for those that qualify. This role has potential for conversion into a full-time position for those that successfully complete the internship and upon candidate's graduation.
The Field Industrial Engineer intern will operate as an integral member of a Distribution Center’s (DC’s) management team, while also being part of a broader team of Engineers across the distribution network. Their primary role is to partner with DC management to drive facility safety, quality, productivity, accuracy, capacity and efficiency. Responsibilities include daily management of engineered processes, reporting, production support, change management and project management. The internship will consist of a project-based assignment to broaden learning, experience, and organizational knowledge and business acumen. We are looking for people driven by potential. Dynamic individuals who are as inspiring as they are inspired. Sharp minds eager to take on new challenges and recognize new opportunities. Great collaborators who understand the power of “we”. People who push boundaries of what’s possible. We are looking for Pioneering Spirits-like you.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
•Build and maintain multi-variable standards, including the performance of time studies, regularly scheduled standard validation, best-method development, documentation and training.
•Supports process improvements including Six Sigma Lean, Kaizen events, rapid improvement events.
•Build understanding and gain “buy-in” of approved standards by DC personnel.
•Prepare and maintain documentation for each operation describing methods and procedures, engineering notes, engineering records (such as time study data), standards, and pay variable definitions.
•Produce various performance reports on a daily, weekly and monthly basis.
•Meet weekly as part of the DC management team to keep apprised of issues and opportunities, lending the engineering perspective to guide the facility towards the most ideal and strategic course of action.
•Other responsibilities include: budgeting support, facility layout design, ergonomics, material handling equipment, cost-benefit analysis, capacity analysis and other business functions/partners as necessary.
• Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering with expected graduation dates of December 2020, May 2021, December 2021 or May 2022
• Strong interpersonal, analytical, organizational , and communication skills are required
• 3.0 or above GPA
• Time Study experience
• Good working knowledge of AutoCAD, Excel, and Access
• Relevant internship and retail experience is a plus, as is experience in a leadership position at work or within a campus organization
• Ability to communicate in Spanish a plus
Field Based within our Regional Distribution Center Network:
Perris, CA • Plainfield, CT • Poinciana, FL • Valdosta, GA • Rome, GA • Rockford, IL • North Vernon, IN • Garysburg, NC • Statesville, NC • Thomasville, NC • Findlay, OH• Lebanon, OR • Pittston, PA • Pottsville, PA • Coppertown, TN • Mount Vernon, TX • Janesville, WI • Cheyenne, WY •
Mooresville , NC Customer Support Center (CSC) based:
Business Process Engineering (BPE), Infrastructure Engineering (IE), Bulk Distribution Center (BDC) and Field Operations Engineer (FOE)
Lowe’s is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer and administers all personnel practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, genetics or any other category protected under applicable law.