• Machining Internship

    Job Location(s) US-OR-Newberg
    Posted Date 1 week ago(5/16/2018 11:40 AM)
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  • Overview

    A-dec seeks to prepare and create work-force ready technicians through theoretical concepts, handson projects and on-the-job mentorship. The A-dec Machining Internship Program will provide an opportunity to career-minded machine manufacturing technology students by investing in their development and offering practical hands-on experiences in one or more machining departments.



    • Apply and/or expand the student's knowledge of LEAN manufacturing basics by reducing the cycle time of processes and increasing flexibility, thereby improving the overall quality of the work.

    Skill Development

    • Increase proficiency in specific machining and inspection equipment/disciplines; such a refractometer, precision measuring tools: calipers, micrometers, height gages, etc.
    • Ability to read and understand blue prints, operating notes and shop related paperwork.
    • Perform standard set-up, maintenance and operating functions on specific machine(s)/equipment and properly identify tooling and tool wear.
    • Participate in an Action Learning project focused on setup reduction and/or the creation of standard work instructions using lean concepts and present findings and outcome to A-dec leadership upon completion of the internship.
    • Adhere to safety guidelines, proactively identify potential safety hazards and initiate corrective action when necessary, maintain acceptable dependability level, and must not pose a risk to self or others.
    • Develop and improve skills in communication, technology, quantitative reasoning, and teamwork.

    Personal Development

    • Assist with the student's development of A-dec’s manufacturing valued skills such as quality, teamwork, communications and attention to detail.
    • Exposure to machine manufacturing technical professionals or mentors who will provide guidance, support and feedback and demonstrate appropriate behaviors expected in the workplace and among the machining profession.
    • Develop a solid work ethic and professional demeanor, as well as a commitment to ethical conduct and social responsibility.


    Internship Minimum Requirements

    • Must be actively pursuing a machine manufacturing technology certificate or degree at an accredited
    • community college AND have at least 50% of a manufacturing technology program complete with
    • including coursework/training relevant to operating a CNC Lathe or CNC Mill.
    • Knowledge of: machine shop theory and procedures; tools and equipment used in the course of the
    • work and ability to perform basic math calculations with an understanding of decimal/fraction
    • equivalence.
    • Must be able to read, write and communicate work information in English with demonstrated ability
    • to follow written and verbal instructions and troubleshoot problems when necessary.
    • Selected applicants will be required to participate in the on-site interview and selection process, provide a
    • portfolio, and undergo a technical skills assessment.

    Internship Expectations

    • Must commit to completing the 12 week paid internship at A-dec AND be prepared to work a minimum of 40 hours each week. Students will be assigned to work the day shift of 4 - 10 hour days/week.
    • Must maintain an accurate time card and report all time worked. Overtime pay will apply for all hours worked in excess of 40 hours during a single work week in accordance with state and federal law.
    • Required to attend New Employee Orientation on their first day AND A-dec’s Lean Basics class during their 12 week assignment.
    • An A-dec supervisor will complete a Cooperative Education evaluation for each successful intern.

    Drug Screen and Background Check required
    A-dec is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. In addition, A-dec will not discriminate against applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another. *VEVRAA Federal Contractor” 


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