Engineering Operations Co-op
Location: Reedsville, Pennsylvania
Posted: November 25, 2016
Reference ID: 776671338
About Philips: As a diversified health and well-being company, Philips is focused on improving people's lives through meaningful innovations across three interconnected sectors: Healthcare, Lighting and Consumer Lifestyle. Philips opened its firstU.S.office in 1933, and today, theUnited Statesis the company's largest single market in the world, with more than 22,000 employees and operations at 50 major facilities in 22 states. At Philips, we believe that in order to make something for a person, you first have to be one. That's why, we empower our employees to build personally meaningful careers by encouraging them to take the experiences and interests that motivate them in their daily lives and apply them professionally. Responsibilities: Based on the successful candidate's experience and educational background, he/she, after a brief orientation, will be assigned an independent project(s). These projects range from cost reductions to solution of quality issues to analysis of business practices. With limited guidance from engineer mentors, the candidate will be expected to research the issue, develop a solution, and implement that solution. At the end of the project, the intern should expect to present their findings, recommendations, and results to peers and management. Qualifications: •Must be an engineering student currently enrolled in a technical degree program. •Typical majors include: Industrial engineering, physics, manufacturing engineering, engineering science, engineering management, quality & manufacturing management, software engineering, and electrical engineering •Must have very strong communication and interpersonal skills. •Must be fluent with MS Office software. •Experience with statistics is a plus.