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Process Engineering Intern/ Summer 2020 / Sioux Center, IA

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Pella Corporation

Process Engineering Intern - Summer 2020

Sioux Center, IA 

Pella Corporation is seeking talented, undergraduate students to fill Engineering interns at our Corporate Office and manufacturing facility in Sioux Center, IA. Opportunities are available for Spring/Summer or Summer of 2020.  If you are looking for a hands-on, team orientated, real-world learning experience, check these opportunities out!


Are you someone who is looking for development opportunities? Would you like to do REAL engineering work?  How about a career in which you are empowered to leverage your strengths and apply them each and every day? 


Pella Corporation is a growing family owned business, established in 1925. We are an industry leader in environmental stewardship and support our local communities through charitable giving and volunteerism.


If you want to work for a reputable company with a strong brand and a vision for the future, Pella Corporation is interested in YOU!!


Position Summary

Manage and implement projects that enhance our window or door products and utilize Pella’s continuous improvement and problem solving methodologies to improve our manufacturing processes.  Responsibilities will be similar to what we expect of entry-level engineers who join Pella after graduating. Focus on developing competencies, engineering skills and how/when to apply them.  Work closely with assigned manager and mentor on strategic projects and focused developmental opportunities.


Areas of opportunity may include:


Manufacturing Process Engineer

  • Modify and improve manufacturing processes to improve quality, increase reliability, reduce costs, and eliminate waste

  • Develop next generation manufacturing processes and equipment

  • Specify, design, and procure equipment required to support new product initiatives

  • Implement new processes in manufacturing from concept through full production

  • Degrees preferred:  Mechanical, Agricultural, Chemical, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineer and Industrial Technology



  • Pursuing a B.S. from a four-year college or university in an Engineering field.  See above for preferences

  • Strong academic candidate with Leadership Experience both inside and outside the classroom

  • Ability to use the following software applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, AutoCad, and Solid Edge (or equivalent).

  • Ability to effectively communicate to technical and non-technical team members utilizing written and verbal skills, including presentations to small and large groups

  • Experience managing projects from concept through implementation, in a fast-paced, team-based environment                                                  
Pella Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to workforce diversity. Pella is a Smoke Free Environment. 



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