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This internship is an exciting opportunity to gain experience in Six Sigma/Continuous Improvement. This position will be part of the Operational Excellence team and will assist with projects, events and planning activities for the Operations Department.
Further Develop and maintain standards across OE websites (e.g. SharePoint)
Assist in the deployment and development of various communication mediums including intranet, Wiki, SharePoint and other websites and publications
Develop and demonstrate creative thinking aligned with department/project strategies
Assist in facilitating Continuous Improvement events and workshops and/or in teaching a TOS/Lean Module
Assist with coordination and execution of various department functions
Assist with Six Sigma Projects/Continuous Improvement events
Minimum junior level in a Bachelor’s degree program (or have graduated in the last 12 months) required
GPA of 3.0 or higher required
An attached resume is required
Pursuing a degree in Engineering or Business required
Full time availability onsite from May 2018 through August 2018 required
Proficiency in Microsoft Office required
Strong communication skills, spelling, grammar, professional and business communications such as memos, emails, presentations etc. required
Strong PC skills ,SharePoint, etc. (Able to demonstrate) required
Ability to facilitate and lead small group discussions/events required
Ability to type quickly and accurately (approx. 40+ wpm) required
Ability to multitask required
Ability to work independently and as part of a team required
Focused, professional, organized, reliable and responsible required
Quick learner in a dynamic work environment required
Professional appearance and demeanor required
Experience and/or knowledge of Lean and Six Sigma
Experience with website development or using website creation tools
SharePoint customization or XML development
Previous work experience in an office environment
Previous work experience in a manufacturing environment
Applicants must be legally authorized to work permanently in the U.S. at the time of application.
Position not eligible for relocation assistance.
Final candidate must successfully complete a pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check.
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