The Mix Department Intern/Coop is a year-round position that provides support to the Mixing Department
• The schedule for the position is flexible. Minimum of 12 hours per week is expected, with a maximum of 39 hours per week.
• This assignment provides a diverse experience in the functions and needs of a rubber manufacturing group. The selected individual will be involved in the support of the Rubber Mixing operation from a Supply Chain and Production Planning perspective.
• The student can expect to be exposed to the following
o Production planning and Supply Chain for Rubber mixing
o Projects related to the Rubber Mixing Operation
o Manufacturing processes
o Quality Systems (ISO9000)
o Lean Manufacturing Principles
o Systematic Problem-solving tools
o Selecting and ordering of production support supplies
o Machine Learning and Big Data project support
The Mixing Department in Lincoln operates 2 mixing lines that are spread over 4 floors/levels within the Lincoln plant over 3 shifts and produce about 300,000 pounds of mixed rubber per day. Rubber produced in Lincoln is supplied to multiple manufacturing sites outside of Lincoln and is used in Engineered Rubber products (V-belt, timing belts, hoses and conveyor belts) for both industrial and aftermarket application.
REQUIRED EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE / SKILLS:
Minimum GPA 3.0; 15 credit hours completed
Minimum 1.5 years of remaining undergraduate studies
DESIRED EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE / SKILLS:
2+ years remaining till completion of a Bachelor’s degree.
Business major with focus on Supply Chain is preferred.
Must be able to work in the US without VISA or other sponsorship