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Manufacturing Engineering Intern - Paid Internship - Summer 2024

Posted: 01/25/2024

TWO Internship Positions
(Summer of 2024 | May - August)
Location:  Yankton, SD


Manitou Group, world-leader in all-terrain material-handling, designs, manufactures, distributes and services equipment for construction, agriculture and the industries. The group product range in Yankton encompass: telehandlers, track loaders, and articulated loaders.  Through its core brands, Manitou, Gehl, and Mustang, together with its international network of 1400 independent dealers, the group provides the best solutions delivering highest value for its customers. 
Interns will work with the Manufacturing Engineers on quality and process improvement projects. Job responsibilities that will include 5-S/Lean events, time studies, develop work instructions, line balancing, material flow improvements and documentation of processes.
Detailed job instructions are as follows:
  • 5-S / Lean Event
    • Go through workstation, identify and document tools required, put up shadow boards, remove carts and tools not required
    • Develop and implement labeling system for tools
  • Time Studies
    • Time study large components for paint
    • Develop metrics of rails per machine to calculate through-put and manpower for paint as production rates change
    • Time study and document touch up process for each product
    • Time study all large weldments (frames, lift arms, booms, QT’s, Dynattaches, carriages)
    • Update manpower calculations based on new time observations
    • Time study robots
  • Develop work instructions for sequence critical weldments or as required
  • Update master facility layouts and cell layouts as required using AutoCAD
  • Material handling equipment design
    • Create or modify in 3D CAD racks or carts to improve efficiencies of WIP transfer
  • Weld Fixturing equipment design
    • Create in 3D CAD weld fixturing equipment
  • Develop and participate in corrective action process to report defects
  • Develop work instructions for sequence critical weldments
  • Participate with New Product Development processes for quality at the source of manufacturing
THIS POSITION REPORTS to the Manufacturing Engineering Manager
IF INTERESTED, please submit a resume to Justin Norling in Human Resources at or mail resume to: Manitou, 900 Ferdig Ave, Yankton SD 57078

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