Process Engineering - Machine Controls Intern

Job ID 2021-2337
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Shure offers a challenging and rewarding summer internship program. The twelve week program is offered to undergraduate students that have completed at least 2 years of college, as well as graduate students. Each intern will receive a competitive salary and students who reside out of Illinois will receive a housing stipend to cover living expenses for hybrid or onsite internships. Applications will be collected, reviewed and selected candidates will be contacted in late fall/early winter.


Under direct supervision of the Process Engineering Manager, the Process Engineering Intern assists with research, development, and implementation of new or improved manufacturing process control systems. Learns how Shure Process Engineering provides support in this regard to manufacturing engineering for all plants, as well as various project teams, including Commodity Management Teams, New Product Teams, and Advanced Development Teams.


This internship will be combination of part-time remote/virtual and part-time in office.


• Learns about Shure’s industrial control and data collections systems philosophy and begins applying to projects worked on.
• With the assistance of more senior engineers, learns how to create project plans for applications requiring machine control, including participation in creation of schedules, design of experiments, budgetary considerations, and machine control implementation.
• Assists with the development and implementation of industry-standard machine controls for future manufacturing systems.
• Assists with equipment and process modifications, incorporating to improve Shure’s monitoring and data collecting capabilities for existing product lines.
• Assists with defining processing equipment data collection and machine control requirements and specifications for a given application
• Works with more senior engineers on experiments in order to compile and evaluate test data to determine appropriate limits and variables for manufacturing process or material specifications.


• Working towards a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Manufacturing Engineering
• Basic knowledge of project documentation, including but not limited to schedules, drawings, lab notebooks, process reports, and project files and learns to use professional concepts
• Working knowledge of basic software used in engineering: Labview, PLC ladder logic, MiniTab, MS Office Suite including Project
• Able to apply company policies and procedures to resolve routine issues.
• Able to follow standard instructions, practices and procedures in analyzing situations or data
• Begins working on projects, with scope limited to specific tasks
• Works under close supervision of more senior engineers
• Has basic knowledge of Lean manufacturing concepts, Quality, Statistics, and electro/mechanical design
• Has basic knowledge of MRP systems


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