Ball Corporation / Ball Aerospace Technical Intern - Manufacturing Engineer (664700) in Westminster, Colorado

Who We Are:

Ball Aerospace leads the way in designing, developing and manufacturing innovative aerospace systems. We take on some of the most complex and exciting challenges in the universe--from space and Earth science to national security and intelligence programs.

We produce spacecraft, instruments and sensors, RF and microwave technologies, data exploitation solutions, and a variety of advanced aerospace technologies and products. In addition, we pioneered the development of the commercial remote sensing market, producing spacecraft and imaging systems that helped spawn a market-driven demand for imagery.

Our success is built on more than products or systems. Our team of more than 3,000 engineers, scientists, technicians and support staff drives all the achievements at Ball Aerospace. Whether contributing to a better understanding of the universe or helping keep our nation safe, our people bring their diverse backgrounds, perspectives and skills together to achieve a common mission.

Qualifications:

Ball Aerospace 2019 Summer Intern Program

The Ball Aerospace Internship Program is a 10-week summer program that provides interns with practical experience working on relevant projects while working with designated mentors; access to state-of-the-art equipment; a competitive wage; relocation reimbursement; in-house training; group activities; possible future employment and the ability to participate in the Ball Aerospace Remote Sensing Team (BIRST) program to build and launch a rocket or high-altitude balloon. At the conclusion of your internship, you will be required to prepare and deliver a formal presentation of your project work to your respective department.

Technical Intern – Tactical Products Manufacturing Engineer

What You’ll Do

  • ​Participate in manufacturing projects including work cell design, layout, optimization and resource utilization for high mix / low volume builds
  • Participate in Lean manufacturing projects in support of continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Develop and / or refine modeling tools for projecting manufacturing resource needs
  • Learn and gain competence in using Ball manufacturing system tools and systems
  • All work will be performed under the supervision of senior engineers and Lean / 6-sigma consultants.
  • Conclusion of internship requires the preparation and formal presentation of project work to the Manufacturing Engineering department.
  • Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department, the Strategic Business Units, Strategic Support Units and the Company. Interact appropriately with others in order to maintain a positive and productive work environment.
  • Perform other duties as necessary.

What You’ll Need

  • You must have completed your sophomore or junior year and be enrolled in a degree program for the fall of 2019. We will also accept graduating seniors enrolled in a post graduate program.
  • Manufacturing Engineering, Industrial Engineering or related technical degree field such as mechanical, aerospace or chemical engineering.
  • Effective communication skills; comfortable working in a team environment; high energy and desire to learn.
  • Coursework in work cell design and modeling.
  • Familiarization with Lean Manufacturing concepts and tools.
  • Coursework and lab experience with basic manufacturing processes.
  • Strong competency in MS Excel and basic CAD experience (such as AutoCAD).

Working Conditions

  • Work is performed in an office, laboratory, production floor, or clean room, outdoors or remote research environment.
  • May occasionally work in production work centers where use of protective equipment and gear is required.
  • May access other facilities in various weather conditions.
  • Travel and local commute between Ball campuses and other possible non-Ball locations may be required.

Relocation:

Relocation for this position is Available

EEO Statement:

US CITIZENSHIP OR PERMANENT RESIDENCY IS REQUIRED

Equal Opportunity Employer

Minority, Female, Disabled, Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender and Veterans.

Job Title: Technical Intern - Manufacturing Engineer (664700)

Job ID: 664700

Location: CO - Westminster

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Temporary