Engineering Intern, Capital Projects
Lamb Weston

Kennewick, Washington

Posted in Manufacturing and Production

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Job Info

Title: Engineering Intern, Capital Projects

Location: Kennewick, WA

About Lamb Weston

Lamb Weston is a leading supplier of frozen potato, sweet potato, appetizer and vegetable products to restaurants and retailers around the world. For more than 60 years, we've produced innovative, inventive products that make life better for our customers and their customers.

Job Description Summary

Participate in an 11-week internship program built around your career goals and hands-on projects that impact the organization. As part of the Lamb Weston University Recruiting Internship Program, Interns work towards completing a Capstone project and are assigned a mentor who will guide and evaluate performance. Whether you are interested in Agricultural Science, Data Science, Finance, Supply Chain, IT, Manufacturing, Food Science, Marketing, or Engineering, our highly selective summer intern program has projects that will help you build the next stage in your career.

- 11-week paid internship, May - August (actual dates may vary)
- Gain real-world working experience through dynamic projects assigned by your mentor and assigned department
- Network and learn from executives, department leaders, high performers, and fellow interns across the business
- Receive guidance and feedback from your assigned mentor throughout the program
- Professional development events providing tools that will help after the internship and after graduation

Job Description

Support the Lamb Weston Global Engineering team with several projects related to engineering in the manufacturing industry. A skilled mentor with be assigned to the intern for the duration of the internship. This mentor will provide training and complete weekly reviews to assess progress and answer questions.

Interns will be assigned projects based on their skill sets and area of interest. Projects and duties that may be assigned include but are not limited to:

Capital Projects:

  • Collaborate with the plant project engineers and leadership to complete capital projects including the development of new designs, policy standards, and technical engineering automation processes
  • Assist in the design, revision, maintenance, performance analyses, and cost impacts of plant drawings. (Using AutoCAD, SolidWorks, or similar)

  • Research and develop several detailed drawings and execute a review process within the Global Engineering Team by using established CAD standards and drawing nomenclatures
  • Organize and capable of planning and executing work against developed plans including contingency planning

  • Assist with the technical automation and control expert to support the needs of the plant with the day-to-day developments, troubleshooting, and maintenance
  • Interface to equipment and instrumentation including optimization and calibration, specifying, and interface programming

  • With a focus on improving efficiencies of our plant equipment, this position will utilize existing tools and apply engineering principles to develop the structure, process, and plan with the goal of improving AU (Asset Utilization) for selected plant equipment
  • Work independently and engage with current Lamb Weston staff across different departments, in addition to following industry standards in the execution of assignments

Technical Innovation:
  • Research / develop innovative technology to drive business objectives (including but not limited to: ideation, literature review, design, fabrication, testing, validation, standardization and/or report out) in one of the following areas: Foreign Material Removal, Cutting, New product technology optimization
  • Manage the above workflow in the allotted timeline whilst engaging technical innovation staff, lateral internal stakeholders, and possible outside vendor(s) related to project(s)

Technical Specifications:
  • Research and develop several specifications by referencing industry standards and engage in the Technical Review Committee
  • Organized and capable of planning and executing work against developed plans including contingency planning

Plant Reliability Engineering Intern:
  • Assist in the development and implementation of improved equipment reliability in a manufacturing environment through the identification and analysis of top losses, evaluation of work processes/new capital equipment, and management of repair and maintenance activities
  • Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, loss and root-cause analysis, daily/weekly preventative maintenance, and asset health reviews of existing equipment for the maintenance and production department

Basic & Preferred Qualifications
  • Must be currently enrolled or a recent graduate of an Engineering or related program
  • Juniors, Seniors, or Master's degree students preferred but also accepting recent grads
  • Minimum GPA 3.0 preferred
  • Valid U.S. driver's license and ability to meet the Lamb Weston Authorized Driver standards
  • Excellent verbal and oral communication skills
  • Ability and willingness to work independently
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong computer competency and experience using a tablet and/or iPhone
  • Experience with MS suite of products desirable

Industry-Competitive Benefits

Coupled with our compensation and bonus incentive programs, our benefits deliver rewards that are market competitive. Some of the most attractive elements of our benefit programs include:
  • Health Insurance Benefits - Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for Health and Dependent Care, and Health Reimbursement Accounts
  • Well-being programs including companywide events and a wellness incentive program
  • Paid Time Off
  • Financial Wellness - Industry leading 401(k) plan with generous company contributions, Financial Planning Services, Employee Stock purchase program, and Health Savings Accounts, Life and Accident insurance
  • Family-Friendly Employee events
  • Employee Assistance Program services - mental health and other concierge type services

Benefits may vary based on location, job role/level, job status, and/or the terms of any applicable collective bargaining agreements.

Job Requisition ID: Req-231107

Time Type: Full time

In compliance with applicable state and local laws, Lamb Weston has opted to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation for this role. This compensation is specific to this position and takes into account a number of variables. Actual compensation may be higher or lower in the range posted based on various factors, including, but not limited to, job duties, experience and expertise. A candidate's work location could also impact the actual compensation being outside of the range to reflect local cost of labor. A reasonable hourly estimate for this role based on the variables previously mentioned is: $21.00

Lamb Weston is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law

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