Internship - Industrial Engineer

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The Position

Embark on an exciting journey as an Industrial Engineering Intern at our Hoosier Racing Tire manufacturing facility. This role offers a unique opportunity to apply industrial engineering principles to optimize our production processes. You will conduct time and motion studies, collaborate on process improvement initiatives, analyze losses to enhance Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE), and contribute to special projects. Join us and play a vital role in supporting lean manufacturing activities while providing valuable data to Continental Business Teams.

As an Industrial Engineering Intern, you'll be at the forefront of our efforts to drive efficiency and productivity in our manufacturing operations. Here's a closer look at your responsibilities:

  1. Time and Motion Studies:

    • Conduct thorough time and motion studies to evaluate the efficiency of production tasks and determine appropriate cycle time standards.
    • Utilize data analysis techniques to identify opportunities for improvement and enhance workflow optimization.
  2. Process Improvement Studies:

    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to analyze manufacturing processes and identify areas for improvement.
    • Assist in implementing process improvement initiatives aimed at streamlining operations, reducing waste, and enhancing overall productivity.
  3. OEE Optimization:

    • Study losses within production areas to identify factors impacting Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE).
    • Work towards minimizing downtime, reducing changeover times, and maximizing equipment efficiency to improve OEE metrics.
  4. Special Projects:

    • Take on special projects assigned by your manager, which may involve conducting research, analyzing data, and implementing solutions to address specific challenges or opportunities.
    • These projects offer a unique opportunity to showcase your skills and make a meaningful impact on our manufacturing processes.
  5. Problem-Solving Techniques:

    • Apply problem-solving techniques, such as root cause analysis (A3), to investigate and address issues affecting production efficiency or quality.
    • Collaborate with team members to develop and implement effective solutions that address root causes and prevent recurrence of problems.
  6. Support for Lean Manufacturing:

    • Assist in lean manufacturing activities aimed at eliminating waste, improving flow, and enhancing overall efficiency.
    • Contribute ideas and insights to support the continuous improvement of lean practices throughout the organization.
  7. Data Provision for Continental Business Teams:

    • Provide accurate and timely data to Continental Business Teams to support decision-making and strategic planning.
    • Collaborate with other departments to gather relevant information and ensure alignment with corporate objectives.
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Váš profil


  • Currently enrolled in a US accredited college degree program in sophomore or higher standing as of Fall 2024
  • General Engineering, Electrical, Mechanical, Industrial, or Chemical Engineering Major
  • Must have and maintain a minimum GPA of a 2.8
  • Proficient Microsoft Office products (Word, Outlook, Excel)
  • Strong understanding of statistical models (i.e., regression analysis)
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Co nabízíme

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.


EEO / AA / Disabled / Protected Veteran Employer. Continental offers equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals, without regard to unlawful consideration to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. In addition, as a federal contractor, Continental complies with government regulations, including affirmative action responsibilities, where they apply. To be considered, you must apply for a specific position for which Continental has a current posted job opening. Qualifying applications will be considered only for the specific opening(s) to which you apply. If you would like to be considered for additional or future job openings, we encourage you to reapply for other opportunities as they become available. Further, Continental provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance in the application process, please reply to or contact US Recruiting at 248.393.5566. This telephone line and email address are reserved solely for job seekers with disabilities requesting accessibility assistance or an accommodation in the job application process. Please do not call about the status of your job application, if you do not require accessibility assistance or an accommodation. Messages left for other purposes, such as following up on an application or non-disability related technical issues, will not receive a call back.


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O nás

Continental develops pioneering technologies and services for sustainable and connected mobility of people and their goods. Founded in 1871, the technology company offers safe, efficient, intelligent and affordable solutions for vehicles, machines, traffic and transportation. In 2021, Continental generated sales of €33.8 billion and currently employs more than 190,000 people in 58 countries and markets. On October 8, 2021, the company celebrated its 150th anniversary. With its premium portfolio in the car, truck, bus, two-wheel and specialty tire segment, the Tires group sector stands for innovative solutions in tire technology. Intelligent products and services related to tires and the promotion of sustainability complete the product portfolio. For specialist dealers and fleet management, Tires offers digital tire monitoring and tire management systems, in addition to other services, with the aim of keeping fleets mobile and increasing their efficiency. With its tires, Continental makes a significant contribution to safe, efficient and environmentally friendly mobility


Hoosier Racing Tire is the largest race tire manufacturer in the world. Hoosier has grown to produce over 1000 different types of race tires. The company has its own 300-mph test wheel; a technology center; state-of-the-art, fully-integrated production facilities recently adding a high-tech mixing plant, with enough capacity to produce not only for Hoosier Racing Tire, but to have the ability to produce rubber for additional entities as well as a model sales and distribution network.

Our Hoosier location at Plymouth, IN is seeking Production Operators, Mixing Technicians, and Final Finish Operators to join our team!

Are you ready to fuel passion, pride, and success?

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