Maintenance Intern in Gray Court, SC at ZF

Date Posted: 9/3/2019

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Job Description


Position Summary:

Support the Maintenance Department in all applicable functions relating to processes and equipment reliability/ repair. Learning the processes within the Maintenance Department. Working with the Maintenance Engineers and learning SAP PM module and Axalant systems. Become familiar with Key performance indicators, Overall Equipment Efficiency and Preventive Maintenance practices. Support the warranty, continuous improvement and planning processes, root cause analysis and problem solving techniques.

Position Responsibilities:  

Support Maintenance Engineer with day-to-day tasks and assigned ongoing projects.

Participate in daily meetings that pertain to essential functions of the position (i.e. Shopfloor meetings, Performance improvement meetings, etc.).

Follow up on action items from open issues log.

Assist in design and building of tools and equipment and recommends improvements to existing processes.

Perform activities in coordination with other ZFTG departments related to process improvement, evaluation and documentation.

Develop, monitor, analyze, and improve KPIs for assigned projects.

Utilize basic techniques in the support of continuous improvement, root cause analysis, and corrective/preventive actions.

Effectively respond and communicate in a timely manner with all appropriate customers, both internal and external.

Assist with maintenance department procedure and work instruction development as needed. 

Provide support to manufacturing repair and planning processes.

Work with the PM planning team and help improve processes.

Must understand and interpret prints, schematics and equipment drawings.

Work on other duties and special projects as it relates to the position.

Essential Skills and Experience: 

Working towards a degree in Mechanical, Electrical or Industrial Engineering

Excellent written and oral communication (to include presentations)

Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Power Point, Excel and Word

Good time management and prioritizing skills

Strong organizational and task management skills

Capable of making sound decisions in a timely manner

Interest in Automotive Manufacturing

Self-starter who takes pride in their work product 

Preferred Skills and experience: 

Strong statistical backgroundStrong mechanical aptitude

Basic electrical knowledge

Knowledge in reading mechanical/electrical drawings

German language a plus


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