Intern, Process Engineering - 2004598

at Coherent Corp. in Newark, Delaware, United States

Job Description

We are seeking a college summer intern in our Newark, DE facility. This Process Engineering Intern will primarily focus on improvement of key manufacturing product lines.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Monitor production processes, collect key manufacturing data, optimize processes through data analysis (SPC, MiniTab, other)
  • As team member, work to improve manufacturing efficiency by generating optimized cell lay-outs, updating work instructions, and preparing visual boards for monitoring and tracking activities (GEMBA)
  • Conduct hands-on tasks to support both manufacturing and new product development:
    • Lab-based prototyping
    • Characterization of materials properties
    • Measurement of dimensions, both manually and via computer controlled CMMs
    • Design and fabrication of fixtures and molds (e.g., via 3D printing)
  • Prepare end of Summer Power Point document with highlights of activities

Education & Experience

  • Enrolled in Engineering or Science program
  • Relevant engineering skills from classwork a strong plus, such as CAD, statistics, programming, science labs, others


  • Familiarity with manufacturing and/or lab environment
  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • Willingness to participate in wide range of activities, including hands-on manufacturing support, new product prototyping and desk-based report writing

Working Conditions

Position requires on-site activities for prototype fabrication (this is not a remote position).

Work schedule is 5 days, 40 hrs per week, first shift.

Physical Requirements

Hands-on, lab-based job environment:

  • Required to frequently lift/push/pull a minimum of 35 lbs
  • Must be able to sit, bend, squat and walk about facility
  • Depending on project assignment, may be required to walk/stand for majority of day

Safety Requirements

All employees are required to follow the site EHS procedures and Coherent Corp. Corporate EHS standards.

Quality and Environmental Responsibilities

Depending on location, this position may be responsible for the execution and maintenance of the ISO 9000, 9001, 14001 and/or other applicable standards that may apply to the relevant roles and responsibilities within the Quality Management System and Environmental Management System.

Culture Commitment

Ensure adherence to company's values (ICARE) in all aspects of your position at Coherent Corp.:

Integrity - Create an Environment of Trust

Collaboration - Innovate Through the Sharing of Ideas

Accountability - Own the Process and the Outcome

Respect - Recognize the Value in Everyone

Enthusiasm - Find a Sense of Purpose in Work

Coherent Corp. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at .Coherent is a global leader in lasers, engineered materials and networking components. We are a vertically integrated manufacturing company that develops...

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Job Posting: 1260407

Posted On: Apr 17, 2024

Updated On: May 17, 2024

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