Intern in Gilbert at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 10/7/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Curtiss-Wright is seeking energetic, eager-to-learn interns to join our organization in Gilbert, Arizona (Country Club and Baseline Roads). As an Intern, you will have the opportunity work alongside our awesome team and and gain real life, on the job experience in a world-class aerospace manufacturing environment. In addition to intern duties, you will have the opportunity to engage in weekly team meetings, weekly check-ins with your intern manager and company sponsored events.


Curtiss-Wright Corporation recognizes that the success of the Company is only achievable through the commitment of our dedicated employees. Our employees rise to challenges on a daily basis with the same spirit exhibited throughout our rich history. The Company and its employees share a common set of values rooted in integrity and excellence.


Our products supply essential components and services to several of the largest, most vital industries in the world including defense, commercial aerospace, and energy. Our employees take pride in the impact that their work has on our customers, our country and the world.


Curtiss-Wright has a history of steady growth, a focus on innovative technology and an entrepreneurial spirit. Career opportunities offering creative challenges, chances to work in a global environment and the pleasure of assisting our customers to be successful in the competitive marketplace are available throughout the organization. Please take the opportunity to get to know Curtiss-Wright, explore our job opportunities and consider becoming part of our team.


Curtiss-Wright values diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact Talent Acquisition and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request.


The Intern will support the development of all processes and procedures to effectively streamline manufacturing at the Gilbert facility, including the application of lean manufacturing practices applied to the facility.

Responsibilities:



  • Participate in manufacturing, tracking, and status with a supervisor or manager

  • Provide technical expertise, drives continuous improvement initiatives, and ensure compliance to company, customer and government standards. This includes involvement in control builds, work instructions, engineering documentation review, training, cost analysis, design for manufacture suggestions, etc.

  • Establishes/reviews manufacturing processes and identifies improvement opportunities that support efficient product flow and/or cost reduction and lead/assists in solution implementations

  • Supports manufacturing organization to maintain product flow

  • Clarifies and corrects work instructions as necessary

  • Supports resolution of technical production problems

  • Ensure that production personnel has the necessary documents and tools required to build quality products

  • Investigates inefficiencies and areas for cost reduction in manufacturing

  • Explores new processes and equipment to realize cost savings on new and existing product lines

  • Provides recommendations for continuous improvement opportunities

Basic Qualifications:



  • Must be pursuing a Bachelors or Master's degree in Business Administration, Engineering (e.g. Electronics, Mechanical) or Materials & Supply Chain


Preferred Qualifications:



  • Experience with lean manufacturing desired

  • Self-starter and able to work with minimal direction

  • Able to communicate a clear understanding of their subject matter, work in cross-functional teams, respect individual differences, welcome diverse thinking, and offer informed suggestions to improve processes

  • Good time management skills and communication skills

  • Able to take direction and follow through with minimal supervision

  • Understanding of Lean and Six Sigma processes

  • Familiarity with database applications and Excel

  • Ability to work in a safe manner within the Aerospace Manufacturing Environment


This position may require exposure to information, which is subject to US export control regulations, i.e. the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of U.S. regulations.


Curtiss-Wright values diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact Talent Acquisition and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request.