ZF Gear Process/Quality Intern in Marysville, Michigan

Position Summary:

Assembly or Gear Process/Quality Intern will be responsible for supporting production processes through development of standardized communication strategies for Key Process Indicators and assisting in prototype and engineering specialized production builds. Intern will also support of plant goals through daily and weekly common tasks, as well as continuation of several long-term projects which may be handed off at the end of the assigned term.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Project – Work with Planning Specialist for data mining activities to support plant Six Sigma projects and other production operation studies.

  • Project – Work with Lean Specialist and Planning Specialist on launching new division 5-S and common production communication boards.

  • Project – Organize and setup a common folder and file system for the assembly manufacturing network share drive.

  • Project – Work with plant IT specialists and support launch of new online production database

  • Daily Task – work closely with process/quality engineers and planning specialist on specific tasks in production including but not limited to: standardized work instructions, updating production documents, gathering engineering samples and organizing shipments.

  • Daily Task – gather and distribute daily production data to key team members via standardized reports.

  • As Needed – Support other departments and employees when additional assistance is required to expedite high priority tasks.

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Training/Education Requirements: High School diploma (or equivalent) required and currently enrolled in college or a recent graduate (within 2 years) required.

  • Strong computer skills required; candidate must be proficient in MS-Office Suite, with proficient understanding of MS Excel in Macros and formulas.

  • Must be quality oriented and pay attention to detail.

  • Must be self-motivated, with ability to prioritize and accept direction from multiple sources.

  • Must have good interpersonal and communication skills and be able to work in a team environment.

  • Must be flexible to work off-shift hours when necessary, as Marysville is a 3-shift operation.

  • Must be available to work overtime on days and/or weekends when necessary


Preferred Skills and experience:

  • Previous manufacturing experience

ZF North America, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. ZF North America, Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. ZF North America, Inc. expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of ZF North America, Inc. employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.