Intern - Manufacturing Engineering

Manitowoc, WI - Manufacturing, 1400 S 41st St, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States of America Req #2323
Friday, February 16, 2024

At KI, we believe knowing our customers helps us serve them better. We listen. We observe. We understand that each customer has unique needs. So, we pride ourselves on helping our customers make smart  furniture decisions by offering expert advice, design options and personalized solutions.Since 1941, we’ve positioned KI as the furniture company that best understands the furniture industry and is committed to providing customers with the smart solutions. By targeting specific markets with solutions for business furniture, university furniture, educational furniture, healthcare furniture and government furniture, we can quickly respond to our customers’ unique needs – including the choice to procure furniture according to what fits their ordering and fulfillment process. That’s why we say we offer far more than furniture. We’re Furnishing Knowledge.

Position Overview

Assists engineers with projects, process improvements, engineering administration and implementation of changes.


Essential Functions

              Function: Engineering Projects

  • Time study existing processes and update our current systems to new time standards.
  • Implement improvement ideas generated by process improvement system.
  • Work with Plant Technicians to get feedback on process improvements.
  • Assist manufacturing engineers with improvement of current processes.


Function: Engineering Administration

  • Communicate with internal and external customers regarding project status.
  • Evaluate current processes and systems for cost reduction and improvement.
  • Complete CN’s (Change Notifications) for related projects.


Function: Miscellaneous Engineering

  • Conduct audits.
  • Assist with engineering testing.




  • Must be a current Junior or Senior student in an engineering school working towards a Bachelor’s degree with engineering focus.
  • Ideal field of study includes Welding, Materials, Manufacturing, Mechanical or Industrial Engineering.



  • Previous engineering, mechanical, manufacturing and/or welding experience strongly preferred.



  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, Teams, PowerPoint a benefit).
  • AutoCAD and/or Solid Modeling programs experience
  • Blueprint reading.
  • Mechanical aptitude.
  • Willingness to do hands on work.
  • Ability to multi-task and work independently.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Detail orientated with the ability to follow multiple projects through to completion.
  • Creative and energetic

KI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Employment Indicator Intern
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  • Manitowoc, WI - Manufacturing, 1400 S 41st St, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States of America