Continental Corporation Plant IE Intern in Newport News, Virginia

About Continental With sales of €39.2 billion in 2015, Continental is among the leading automotive suppliers worldwide and currently employs more than 215,000 employees in 55 countries. In the Powertrain Division we integrate innovative and efficient powertrain system solutions from today and tomorrow for vehicles of all categories. Within the vision of Clean Power, our products make driving not only more affordable and environmentally friendly, but also more comfortable and enjoyable. We offer our customers a comprehensive selection of products ranging from gasoline and diesel injection systems, turbochargers, engine management and transmission control systems to sensors and actuators. Exhaust aftertreatment, fuel supply systems as well as systems and components for hybrid and electric drives complete our portfolio. There are two main impulses for the advancement of drive technologies: Firstly, active climate protection, in particular the reduction of CO2 emissions and exhaust gases. And secondly, the increasing need for individual mobility, which results in various requirements for vehicles and drive systems. The Powertrain Division has more than 35,400 employees working at 54 locations in 19 countries.

Auto req ID 62879BR

Job Title Plant IE Intern

Country United States

Posting Location Newport News, VA

Job Description

Project Intern will be working on:

GHP2 Scrap reduction and tracking

Project Description and Objective (Include what the Intern will be learning): Assist plant industrial engineering department in monitoring, tracking, and reduction of GHP2 scrap by using lean/six sigma methodologies. Intern will prepare daily, weekly, monthly scrap reports to identify key areas for improvement. Intern will be mentored by six sigma black belt to improve key metrics highlighted by report tracking.

Outcome of Project (Goals of what the intern should accomplish): Goal is to reduce scrap in the GHP2 value stream form current level of 6% of sales to target goal of 3.67% of sales. (Intern will be responsible for the daily, weekly, monthly scrap reporting and identification of key areas of improvement.

Job Requirements

Requirements: Student must be currently enrolled in college/university working towards their bachelor's degree in engineering, preferably mechanical.

EEO Statement

EEO / AA / Disabled / Protected Veteran Employer. Continental offers equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals, without regard to unlawful consideration to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. In addition, as a federal contractor, Continental complies with government regulations, including affirmative action responsibilities, where they apply. To be considered, you must apply for a specific position for which Continental has a current posted job opening. Qualifying applications will be considered only for the specific opening(s) to which you apply. If you would like to be considered for additional or future job openings, we encourage you to reapply for other opportunities as they become available. Further, Continental provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance in the application process, please reply to or contact US Recruiting at 248.209.4000.

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