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Engineering Intern at Engineering Intern in Middlefield, Ohio

Posted in Engineering 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

The HC Companies is one of the leaders in horticultural container companies serving the needs of professional growers, grower distributors, retail garden centers and mass merchandisers in the Greenhouse, Nursery and Consumer markets.  We have an exciting opportunity for an Engineering Internshipas part of our Continuous Improvement Program.  This position is ideal for Juniors, Seniors, or recent graduates looking to begin a career in Engineering.  Individuals in this role will receive hands-on training in the Engineering process.


  • Conducts research, analytical studies and testing in order to improve the plastic molding and forming processes.  Implements changes or modifications to machinery, layout processes and/ or materials in order to improve quality and efficiency.

  • Advises on product and process capabilities and limitations to ensure proper alignment between product design and process capabilities.

  • Supports manufacturing by troubleshooting day-to-day equipment problems. 

  • Plans, schedules, conducts and coordinates technical drafting and design project activities from concept through completion.

  • Work on projects with a breadth of scope including Safety, Operations, Supply Chain and Warehousing.

  • Act as a problem solver to reduce variation in processes and improve quality and consistency.


  • Junior or Senior status students majoring in Engineering, preferably in Mechanical Engineering

  • Strong organizational skills, with the ability to multi-task and prioritize

  • Demonstrates a creative and innovative approach to identifying potential solutions

  • Excellent computer skills, including strong experience with Microsoft Office Suite

  • Takes initiative, demonstrates follow-through and works well independently as well as part of a team

  • Excellent interpersonal, written, verbal, analytical and formal presentation skills, with ability to interact effectively across all levels of the organization, as well as with Customers