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Automation Engineer Intern

Howmet Aerospace is a leading global provider of advanced engineered solutions for the aerospace and transportation industries. The Company’s primary businesses focus on jet engine components, aerospace fastening systems and titanium structural parts necessary for mission-critical performance and efficiency in aerospace and defense applications, as well as forged wheels for commercial transportation. Howmet Aerospace is transforming the next phase of more fuel-efficient, quieter aerospace engines and sustainable ground transportation. For more information, visit Follow @howmet: Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube.


The Automation Engineer Intern position will be located in Niles, Oh. We are seeking a highly motivated and energetic student to join our team as an Engineer Summer Intern. This position will assist engineering and manufacturing in driving improvements in quality and delivery performance through process control and product improvement initiatives.

Intern Summer Project: Lead Development and Implementation of Automation

Primary responsibility will be to lead projects in the development and implementation of automation in mechanical assembly, machining, and inspection processes. This will include design, specification, directing and managing vendors, installation and qualification of automated systems and equipment.

Daily Job Duties and Goals to be accomplished:

Develop and implement improvements to existing automation in mechanical assembly, machining and inspection processes Develop and implement maintenance programs for equipment. 
Manage equipment purchase and installation.
Prepare manufacturing documentation.
Coordinate projects.
Work closely with internal and external customers and vendors to resolve issues and provide technical support.
Develop systems and layouts that follow lean manufacturing philosophies of one-piece flow and Kanban, with emphasis on mistake proofing.
Lead and direct meetings with other team members and hourly associates.
Manage tooling and gauge design and drawings.
Provide training and guidance to all employee levels in the operation and maintenance of new equipment.
While an internship with Howmet provides you with invaluable experience that you could utilize in any role, our goal is to evaluate interns for potential entry-level openings. With locations across the US, there are opportunities to work throughout the country.