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Manufacturing Engineer Intern

Company: Gast Manufacturing
Location: Dearborn
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

If you're looking for a special place to build or grow your career, you've found it. Whether you're an experienced professional, a recent college graduate or somewhere in between, IDEX is a place where you can apply your existing skills and learn new ones in an environment where you can make an impact.

With interesting opportunities in engineering, marketing, sales, supply chain, operations, HR, finance, and more across more than 40 diverse businesses around the globe, chances are, we have something special for you.


Learn various aspects of the Engineering function by working with the Engineering and/or Manufacturing teams on core product lines at Gast. Provide day-to-day support of existing team members as well as take ownership of specific projects designed to achieve product development, quality improvements, and manufacturing improvements. Collaborate with other functions of the organization including Procurement, Operations, Finance, Regulatory, and Sales to achieve objectives.


  • Provide project support for the Engineering team
    • Develop Work Instructions and Standard Work
    • Initiate and follow through on Engineering Change Notices for product/process enhancements
    • Write lab tests to validate product changes or measure performance/reliability
    • Assemble and test prototype/derivative products work on processing development teams
    • Utilize project management tools to track activities and progress on projects
      Provide Support to Product Manufacturing team
      • Participate in CI/Rapid Improvement Events, and LEAN manufacturing events
      • Assist in new layouts for production line
      • Complete efficiency studies on the production floor
      • Investigate/determine root cause of field failure/warranty returns
      • Correct production quality/assembly problems
      • Determine proper disposition of product in receiving/first article inspection

        • Strong drive for results; manage multiple tasks and priorities simultaneously; excellent verbal and written communication skills; fast learner to new concepts, natural curiosity and willingness to ask questions; proficient in basic Microsoft Office applications; able to travel domestically for 1-2 days at a time.

          • Freshman year complete by start of internship, majoring or minoring in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related discipline.
          • 3.0 or higher grade point average.

            Are you ready to join a different kind of company where our people, our culture, and our commitments are centered around providing trusted solutions that improve lives around the world?

            IDEX is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer. IDEX gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other consideration or protected category made unlawful by federal, state or local laws (Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled).

            Attention Applicants: If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, please let us know. Likewise, if you are limited in the ability to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, we will determine an alternate way for you to apply. Please contact our Talent Acquisition Team at for assistance with an accommodation. These contact tools may be used only by individuals with a disability for accommodation requests. Do not inquire as to the status of an application.

Keywords: Gast Manufacturing, Dearborn , Manufacturing Engineer Intern, Engineering , Dearborn, Michigan

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