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Summer Intern - Manufacturing Engineering Job

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Date: Nov 8, 2018

Location: Algona, WA, US

Company: PACCAR

Company Information

PACCAR is a Fortune 500 company established in 1905. PACCAR Inc is recognized as a global leader in the commercial vehicle, financial, and customer service fields with internationally recognized brands such as Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF trucks. PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of high-quality light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates. PACCAR designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines and also provides customized financial services, information technology and truck parts related to its principal business.
Whether you want to design the transportation technology of tomorrow, support the staff functions of a dynamic, international leader, or build our excellent products and services — you can develop the career you desire with PACCAR. Get started!

Division Information

Dynacraft, a PACCAR Company, is headquartered in Algona, WA. Dynacraft performs assembly, light manufacturing and distribution for PACCAR truck plants and the aftermarket. For more than forty years, Dynacraft has provided high quality components, subassemblies and specialized services. Dynacraft’s manufacturing facilities located in Algona, WA, Louisville, KY, and  Plano/McKinney, TX.

Requisition Summary

An internship at Dynacraft, A PACCAR Company provides students with an opportunity to gain real world experience through a work assignment in the manufacturing and design engineering departments. As an engineering intern, you will provide support to our manufacturing and design engineers while expanding your engineering skillset through projects and assignments. You will also have the chance to network with other interns and managers at other PACCAR divisions through attending various events held over the course of your internship. Don't miss out on an exciting opportunity!

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Provide support to the manufacturing and design engineering team.
  • Utilize Pro/Engineer to design and evaluate proposals.
  • Create models and release drawings.
  • Identify cost reduction opportunities.
  • Determine root cause and drive corrective actions.
  • Perform testing and record results.
  • Contact suppliers for pricing and part information.
  • Become familiar with Dynacraft's manufacturing processes.
  • Create supporting documentation for current projects and organize files.

Qualifications & Skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Resourceful and a self-starter.
  • Strong professionalism.
  • Analytical thinking.
  • Sense of urgency.

Education & Experience

  • Must be currently enrolled in a Manufacturing Engineering or Mechanical Engineering program and must have completed at least two years of college towards their degree.
  • Automotive experience/interest is desired.
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 or better required.

Additional Job Board Information

If you would like more information about what makes PACCAR an excellent place to work, please visit the PACCAR Career Site.

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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