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General Electric Lean & Continuous Improvement Intern in Sesto San Giovanni, Italy

Job Description Summary

The Lean Manufacturing intern will have the opportunity to work in a challenging Company. During the assignment the intern will be trained for approximatively one month in Lean basics, then the intern will provide support to Lean and Manufacturing functions deploying continuous improvement activities in plant. It will include 5S, Production Planning, Lead time reduction and kaizen actions. The internship will give you the opportunity to learn Lean fundamentals and apply it practically (hands on) in workshop.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities

The intern will support the Lean Manufacturing team in:

  • Deploying simplification projects targeted to Lead Time reduction and Waste elimination.

  • Assuring the fully engagement of shop operator and managers across the plant.

  • Monitoring the progress of kaizen actions defined by Lean functions and intern that will come out from regular events (1-day Action Work-out, etc…).

Qualifications / Requirements

  • Master’s degree in Management, Mechanical Engineering or similar from an accredited University. (or equivalent knowledge or experience)

  • Basic knowledge of P&L

  • Knowledge of 5S methodology.

  • Knowledge of Excel Macros and Access.

  • Good knowledge of general IT tools.

  • Good Knowledge of Office package.

  • Fluent English & Italian (written and spoken).

  • EU Work Permit.

Desired Characteristics

  • Capability and desire to collaborate with multiple backgrounds teams

  • Clear thinker, problem solving skills along with process improvement driven mindset.

  • Good oral and written communication skills.

  • Ability to work in team.

  • Results focused person.

  • Influencing skills.

  • Customer Centric Attitude.

  • Self-starter and problem-solving attitude.

  • Ability to accomplish goals through collaborative effort.

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No