Manufacturing Intern

  • Seagate Technology
  • Bloomington, MN, USA
  • Feb 04, 2020
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  • Responsible for activities in production area(s) to meet production goals, quality, and cost objectives.

  • Set up and operate a variety of automatic or semi-automatic machines used in the production of the company’s products.

  • Work from process sheet or written/verbal instructions.

  • Check and inspect operations against predetermined tolerances. Includes all assembly, fabrication and machine operation jobs.

  • Operate machinery or computer devices to produce a product or service.

  • Work with Process Technicians

  • Work with Sustaining Process Engineering

  • Monitor production processes by reading dials, gauges and operator charts.

  • Responsible for monitoring production machines for problems.

  • Understand how the equipment is used and can make moderate machine adjustments (May do more difficult tooling replacements or adjustments)

  • Monitor special processes being run, make adjustments and document results.

  • Test new equipment and document the results for engineering.

  • Analyze rework/scrap data to determine root cause and corrective action.

  • Working in a team environment, you will be exposed to senior engineers and will have the opportunity to share your knowledge and learn from them.

  • Works on assignments that are semi-routine in nature but recognizes the need for occasional deviation from accepted practice. Normally follow established procedures on routine work.

  • Seagate believes this is critical to the growth of our employees as well as our Company.

You will gain experience in

  • Manufacturing
  • Technician Support
  • Process Engineering Support 

You will work directly with a highly qualified engineering team to solve daily problems while developing your long term interest for college, university or community college. 

About you:

  • High School Graduate

  • Must be 18 on first day of employment.

  • At least 8 Weeks up to 12 weeks

  • Accepted for Fall enrollment at a University, College or Community College

  • University or College Bound Individuals: Plan to major in Engineering or Science: Chemistry, Physics or Math

  • Community College Bound Individuals : Plan to pursue an associates degree related to Science, Engineering or a Technical associates degree. 

Our Normandale campus spans two suburbs, Edina and Bloomington, and serves as the Recording Head development and manufacturing arm of Seagate. Located in the heart of a bustling community, Seagate offers an on-site café, or if you prefer, you can drive to one of many restaurants just minutes away. Need to grab a gift over lunch time? Shopping is abundant in the area. If working out is your thing, the on-site fully equipped fitness center hosts wellness programs, outdoor activities, tournaments and group workouts. Looking for something more laid back? Reset in one of our meditation rooms, or simply take a walk around our indoor walking path. On-site cultural festivals, celebrations and community volunteer opportunities also abound.

Experience level of the applicant we want

College / Sixth form, High School