Auslandspraktikum / Intership industrial engineering: project engineer – Farmington (Summer term 2024)

TRUMPF Smart Factory

Farmington, CT

How brave are you? We are a high-tech company providing machine tools and laser technology, and are looking for people who can face new challenges with a fresh mind. As an independent family company, we offer you the freedom and trust to put your brave ideas into practice. With you on board, we would like to power ahead with the digital networking of the manufacturing industry. Our passion and creative drive ensure that we are an innovative force – across the globe at over 80 TRUMPF locations.

Benefit from challenging tasks and projects that you work on independently, good supervision and numerous offers for students. On average, students rate their practical experience at TRUMPF with 4.5 out of 5 points. You also can gain valuable pracitcal experience.

Your tasks

  • Lead individual improvement projects and support existing improvement projects within the department

  • Analysis and improvement of production processes (e.g., internal logistics, MRP, industrial engineering, final assembly)

  • Support Industrial Engineering in New Product Introductions and product ramp-ups / ramp-downs

  • Prepare regular progress reports, presentations, and updates for projects

  • Develop and maintain key metrics (KPIs) and visualize department KPIs

Your profile

  • Enrolled student at a German university

  • Studies of industrial engineering, business management or equivalent course of studies

  • Interest in production and in technology offered by TRUMPF

  • Excellent knowledge of MS office products (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams)

  • Very good command of written and spoken English

  • SAP, Project Planning Software (e.g. MS Project, Smartsheet) and SolidWorks knowledge is a plus

  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to work in a multifunctional team

  • Strong dedication to improvement and analytical skills

  • TRUMPF knowledge is a plus

Your benefits

  • State-of-the-artwork environment with the latest technology

  • Early assumption of responsibility and varied tasks

  • Broad range of training offers

  • Respectful and appreciative corporate culture

Location: Farmington (USA)

Start: Summer term 2024

Duration: 6 months

Did we convince you?
Then please send your online application to Ms. Kardelen Ciftci. If you have any questions, please contact our recruiting team at +49 (07156) 303-32000. All our job postings are currently still open. On our career page you will find all FAQs regarding your application with us.

TRUMPF is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability, veteran status, or other protected class.

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