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Intern(Production/Cont Impv) - Summer 2020 at Arcosa Inc in Newton, Iowa

Posted in Management 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

If you are a high performing, naturally curious, and motivated college student with a passion for leadership and problem solving, our role as a Summer Production Supervisor Intern could be right for you.

Arcosa Wind Towers has partnered with industry leaders to advance America's wind energy infrastructure. AWT has leveraged knowledge in the fabrication of tubular steel structures to set industry wide standards in the areas of Safety, Quality, Delivery, and Cost.

Job Summary:

The Production Supervisor Intern shall work closely with the Plant Leadership Team and other members of the production team on various tasks and projects and improve plant efficiencies. You will receive the opportunity to follow, learn and work with our leadership team to gain hands on experience. Our interns will learn what it's like to supervise in a manufacturing facility.

Key Responsibilities:

  • This is a hands-on position that is heavily engaged in day-to-day production activities

  • Learn about production operations, quality, and continuous improvement processes while working on key initiatives or projects.

  • Work alongside supervisors and employees to learn, understand and positively impact production operations

  • Train and develop management skills while leading and motivating others

  • Active involvement in employee safety and ensuring overall safety in the workplace

An individual in this position must be able to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities listed above. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. The above list reflects the general details necessary to describe the principle and essential functions of the position and shall not be construed as the only duties that may be assigned for the position.


  • Junior or Senior standing, working towards a Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain Logistics, Production or Operations Management, Industrial Technology Management, Business Management, General Management or related majors. Recent graduates may be considered.

  • Able to work fulltime, 40 hours per week

  • Excellent organization, communication and computer skills (MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).

  • Good Attendance

Desired Characteristics & Competencies:

  • Naturally curious

  • Creative and resourceful problem solver

  • Strong team player who prefers a win-win outcome

  • Enthusiasm and the ability to motivate others

  • Demonstrated leadership skills and a desire to become a better leader

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail with a demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects, prioritize requests, and meet deadlines

  • Desire to learn and apply lean manufacturing and continuous improvement principals

This role requires tenacity and the ability to think on your toes while under pressure. As a Production Supervisor Intern for AWT, you must be enthusiastic, self-motivated, and have a desire to coach and develop the people around you.