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🚀 Internship

Thermal Processing Intern

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21d ago

🚀 Summer Internship


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  • The candidate must be pursuing a degree in Materials Science and Engineering or Metallurgy, have excellent organization and communication skills, and the ability to work independently as well as part of a team. Experience with data analysis, a basic understanding of ferrous microstructures, and knowledge of heat treatment processes are preferred.
  • The candidate will be responsible for testing production samples, troubleshooting issues, collaborating with team members, implementing check plans, and creating work instructions for thermal processing equipment.

Summer Internship



  • As a Manufacturing Engineer - Thermal Processing Intern, you will be responsible for a range of support activities for the Tech Services Department supporting a range of heat treatment processes and metallurgical lab investigations. Activities will include writing work instructions, performing hardened depth measurements, and rating microstructures. Other activities include data analysis for process control and quality improvements. 
  • This position will be based onsite at our South Harbor location in Milwaukee’s Harbor District! The target start date for this role is Summer 2024 and has potential to be extended into the Fall 2024 school semester. We offer full-time hours during the summer and flexible part-time hours during the academic year.


  • Pursuing a bachelor’s or advanced degree in Materials Science and Engineering or Metallurgy, or similar, from an accredited college or university
  • Sophomore, Junior, Senior, or master’s level student in good academic standing
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team towards a goal
  • Excellent organization and personal time management skills, ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Possess effective problem solving and critical thinking skills; ability to be creative and resourceful when needed
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with data analysis and statistics
  • Basic understanding of ferrous microstructures
  • Basic understanding of heat treatment processes such as induction, carburizing, neutral hardening

Education requirements

Currently Studying
Third Year
Final Year
Second Year

Area of Responsibilities



  • Test production samples for load verification using standard metallurgical lab equipment
  • Support troubleshooting quality and process issues while learning the equipment and processes
  • Partner with team members from other parts of the organization for process or quality improvement projects
  • Create and implement a sign-off plan for operator start of shift checks
  • Create work instructions for induction harden, salt bath, and carburizing process equipment


Work type

Full time

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