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Intern - Manufacturing/Operations

Company: Legrand AV, Inc.
Location: Minnetonka
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Thank you for your interest in becoming part of the team at Legrand!GENERAL PURPOSEThis position is an opportunity for the Intern/Co-op Student to learn and experience multiple facets of Legrand AV operations in Minnetonka, MN and Fairfield, NJ. This position will be responsible for learning the aspects of the assigned area through a combination of hands-on standard work as well as continuous improvement projects to increase the effectiveness of the organization.DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIESProcurement, Planning & Sourcing

  • Manage daily MRP exception reports for assigned material/plant combinations including unconfirmed purchase orders, late purchase orders, over consumed forecasts/safety stocks and purchase order pull ins
  • Understand the inputs of the procurement process including safety stocks, sales orders and production demands
  • Gain exposure to the supplier performance review process
  • In conjunction with a Demand Manager, create a product line forecast using Milestone's statistical models, market influences and sales or product management input
  • Generate Average Sales Prices (ASPs) for a given product line and understand how they are used to create an operational financial forecast
  • Attend and participate in the monthly Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) consensus review
  • Gain an understanding of the company's global sourcing strategy as well as individual commodity strategies
  • Visit suppliers in (3) different commodities and gain an understanding of their business and manufacturing processes and how they integrate with Milestone
  • Conduct an RFQ for a product or set of productsQuality
    • Work with Supply Chain Engineers on monitoring customer feedback and internal notifications for high priority issues.
    • Gain Knowledge on standard problem solving methodology (i.e. PDCA, DMAIC, 8 step A3, 8D, 5Why, Fishbone diagrams, IS/IS Not analysis, Pareto charts, etc.), and assist in facilitating the investigation, disposition, corrective action and preventive action activities.
    • Learn and conduct the product and process audits, nonconforming material controls and coordinate measurement device calibration.
    • Learn and assist in creating quality management system documentations such as process maps, procedures and forms; Learn about ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 standards.
    • Work with cross-functional and cross-regional teams in continuous improvement projects, to reduce production Defective Parts per Million, to improve product quality and reduce scrap.
    • Perform data analysis to identify and assist in implementing process improvements which will improve process capability and performance.
    • Learn about supplier quality management, including supplier audits, ongoing performance evaluation, quality review and Kaizen events.
    • Participate in the development of Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA), Control Plans, and PPAP documents.Manufacturing Engineering
      • Conduct analysis of transactional times and propose improvements for the flow of inbound/outbound Materials, utilizing time studies, value stream mapping and other tools (ie Spaghetti Diagrams)
      • Learn Lean practices (ie 5S, value stream mapping, Kanban....) in operational and material flows and how to apply them to the Minnesota Operations Center
      • Learn 8 step problem solving methodology and implement at least one project during Coop assignment
      • Work with assembly leads and Manufacturing Engineers to redesign assembly work cells by using the listed tools above and applying to fixture and layout installation to increase assembly cell productivity and efficiency
      • Gain exposure to Bill of Material structure, routings and build spec sheets and how they interrelate for daily activities and how product development gets introduced, through assembly design to normal day to day activities
      • Work with Manufacturing Engineers to trouble shoot issue from daily builds to understand and redesign to have a more efficient process of building finished goodsPackaging Engineering
        • Evaluation of Primary and Secondary Packaging against proposed specification, recommending improvements to specifications or processes
        • Obtaining, compiling and presenting data on existing and alternate packaging materials and processes
        • Managing and organizing specification information in appropriate project files. Updating files and communicating updates
        • Organizing product and packaging samples for performance testing and overseeing tests process and methods used
        • Root cause analysis and actionable improvements to address product damage due to carrier handling and deliveryGeneral
          • Consistently support compliance by maintaining the privacy and confidentiality of information, protecting the assets of the organization, acting with ethics and integrity, reporting non-compliance, and adhering to applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations, and the Company's policies and procedures
          • Understand workplace hazards and take steps to proactively prevent and report hazards or injuries in the workplace. Cooperate in safety programs, initiatives, and investigations.
          • Demonstrate our five core values of Integrity, Customer Responsiveness, Innovation, Passionate Contribution & Empowerment and Continuous ImprovementJOB REQUIREMENTSEssential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required
            • Excellent interpersonal, oral presentation and written communication skills; professional presence and behavior
            • Demonstrated ability to quickly and proficiently understand and absorb new information
            • Ability to structure and process qualitative and quantitative data and from it draw insightful conclusions
            • Attention to detail, does not let important details slip through the cracks
            • Does not cut corners ethically; earns trust and maintains confidence
            • Proficient in the use of personal computers, internet and MS Office suite of software including Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook (or related e-mail system)
            • Ability to work in a team environment, and leverage additional resources as needed
            • Ability to interpret standards, specifications, procedures, drawings, etc.
            • Mechanical aptitudeMinimum Education and Experience Required:
              • Working toward a bachelor's degree in industrial, mechanical or manufacturing engineering, business operations or supply chain management.Special Job Requirements:
                • May require availability and communication during non-standard business hours to communicate with global team membersPreferred Qualifications:
                  • Experience with standard problem solving methodologies
                  • Familiarity with SAPWORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS
                    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required (for the majority of the working day) to sit and make coordinated movements of the fingers for data entry on a keyboard.
                    • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds
                    • General office environment
                    • Regular shop assembly/distribution center environment (no air conditioning)
                    • Steel-toed shoes are required for working in this position.
                    • May require regular ground travel to other company facilitiesNote: Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.Milestone is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. You will be considered for this position based upon your experience and education, without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, ancestry; marital, disabled or veteran status. We are committed to creating and maintaining a workforce environment that is free from any form of discrimination or harassment.If you'd like to work in a fun, creative, business-casual environment that offers a comprehensive benefit package, we encourage you to apply! Legrand is an equal employment opportunity employer.For California residents, please see the link for the Privacy Notice for Candidates. California law requires that we provide you this notice about the collection and use of your personal Information.

Keywords: Legrand AV, Inc., Minnetonka , Intern - Manufacturing/Operations, Other , Minnetonka, Minnesota

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