Manufacturing Engineer Intern
Duluth, GA 
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Posted 28 days ago
Job/Internship Description
About us

One team. Global challenges. Infinite opportunities. At Viasat, we're on a mission to deliver connections with the capacity to change the world. For more than 35 years, Viasat has helped shape how consumers, businesses, governments and militaries around the globe communicate. We're looking for people who think big, act fearlessly, and create an inclusive environment that drives positive impact to join our team.


What you'll do

As a Manufacturing Engineer Intern, you will work to drive process improvement throughout all functional areas of Viasat. You may conduct make/buy analysis, work on facilities planning, introduce new products or plan future projects. While working in this multi-functional role, you will collaborate with many different departments in Viasat, including engineering, quality, purchasing, planning, logistics and production to coordinate the release of new products, sustain the production of existing products or conduct failure analysis of returned products.


The day-to-day

  • Support operations with any quality and equipment issues that arise
  • Design assembly fixtures
  • Do time studies to help improve processes
  • Automate manual processes
  • Generate assembly documentation

What you'll need

  • Currently pursuing a bachelor's degree or higher in Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or a related field
  • Curiosity of Manufacturing Engineering, Antenna Systems and data-driven process improvements
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Ability to define problems, collect and verify data, propose solutions and provide evidence-based courses of action
  • Strong analytical and social skills
  • Ability to commit to a 10-12-week summer internship

What will help you on the job

  • You will need a can do demeanor
  • Motivation to tackle tasks that you know little about
  • Work well with many teams and people, including design engineers, quality engineers and planning teams
  • Ability to work independently at times
  • Have the ability to change directions and projects quickly
  • Detail oriented
  • Strong mechanical competence
  • Experience in process mapping, project planning, and process improvement
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret complex engineering documents and drawings
  • Coding experience, preferably in VBA or Python
  • Previous experience with or knowledge of Microsoft Access, Visio, Oracle, Solumina, Agile, Bills of Material, and inventory control systems
  • Previous Manufacturing Engineering internship experience, preferably in a high mix, low volume production environment
  • Familiarity or experience using Lean Six Sigma

Salary range

$48,900.00 - $111,300.00 / annually



At Viasat, we consider many factors when it comes to compensation, including the scope of the position as well as your background and experience. Base pay may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Additional cash or stock incentives may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the position offered. Learn more about Viasat's comprehensive benefit offerings that are focused on your holistic health and wellness at careers.viasat.com/LifeAtViasat/Benefits.
EEO statement

Viasat is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, seeking to create a welcoming and diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, genetics, age, or veteran status or any other applicable legally protected status or characteristic. If you would like to request an accommodation on the basis of disability for completing this on-line application, please click .


Viasat is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, seeking to create a welcoming and diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, genetics, age, or veteran status or any other applicable legally protected status or characteristic.
If you would like to request an accommodation on the basis of disability for completing this on-line application, please send an email to recruiting@viasat.com.

 

Position Summary
Company
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Full Time
Period of Employment
Open
Type of Compensation
Paid
College Credits Earned
No
Tuition Assistance
No
Required Student Status
Open
Preferred Majors
Other
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