Manufacturing Engineer Intern

We are currently seeking a Manufacturing Engineer Intern based out of our facility in University Park, Illinois.
The Manufacturing Engineer intern will be responsible for assisting the Manufacturing Engineering team with packaging consolidation / improvement and implementing production set-up times. This individual will have the opportunity to become an instrumental part of the daily production activities, including observations, analysis and recommendations to improve production processes and reduce costs.
1) Packaging consolidation / improvement - Work with Manufacturing Engineer team to:
reduce the number of boxes;
reduce cost by getting volume price cuts and changing higher cost boxes to lower cost options;
identify possible parts / vendors to use reusable containers; and
supply weights and dimensions to shipping, including JDE entry
2) Implement set-up times by:
analyzing cycle time data from 2017;
studying and capturing cycle time for product that is not accounted for in 2017 data; and
entering setup times into JDE.
3) Other duties as assigned.
Considering local candidates only; Federal Signal does not provide relocation or housing stipend.
Position Requirements:EDUCATION and SKILLS:
Undergraduate student pursuing major in Manufacturing / Industrial Engineering or other manufacturing technical concentration; must have completed at minimum of 2 years of college;
Solid analytical skills and self-motivated;
Ability to effectively communicate;
Willingness to work in a team environment;
Proficient user of Microsoft Office Tools: Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.Benefits of Employment:Benefits include paid holiday on Independence Day and company subsidized cafeteria.
This is a non-exempt classified position and therefore eligible for overtime pay for hours worked over 40 in a workweek.
We provide our employees with a smoke-free, drug-free workplace.
Federal Signal is an Equal Opportunity Employer.Company Description:Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE: FSS) provides products and services to protect people and our planet. Founded in 1901, Federal Signal is a leading global designer, manufacturer and supplier of products and total solutions that serve municipal, governmental, industrial and commercial customers. Headquartered in Oak Brook, Ill., with manufacturing facilities worldwide, the Company operates two groups: Environmental Solutions and Safety and Security Systems.
Federal Signal in University Park is a leading manufacturer and supplier of comprehensive systems and products used to protect people and property. Our products and integrated solutions include systems for campus and community alerting, emergency vehicles, first responder interoperable communications, industrial communications, and command and municipal networked security. Specific products include: lightbars and sirens, public warning sirens and public safety software. We manufacture our safety and security systems in the United States, Europe and South Africa.

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