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Textron 2021 Intern - Manfacturing Engineer in Troy, Michigan

2021 Intern - Manfacturing Engineer


Kautex, a subsidiary of Textron Inc., is rated among the Top 100 Automotive Suppliers worldwide. The company is a leading global supplier of hybrid and conventional plastic fuel tank systems, selective catalytic reduction systems (SCR) and clear vision systems and sensors. In addition, the company produces and supplies camshafts, castings and industrial packaging. Headquartered in Bonn, Germany, the company owns and operates more than 30 facilities in 14 countries worldwide.

Responsibilities :

  • Assist with designing and drafting activities

  • Work closely with the engineering and maintenance functions

  • Problem solving on current and prospective process opportunities

  • Gain an understanding of patterns, tooling and layout, and sand system operations

  • Gain an understanding of the blow molding and assembly process for manufacturing automotive fuel systems.

  • Conduct cycle time studies to determine bottle necks and drive improvements to reduce

  • Create standardize work instructions as needed

  • Analyze scrap on a production line, using analytical tools to pareto and trend scrap drivers, root cause highest scrap drivers

  • Work to analyze operational equipment efficiencies and make improvements based on A3/root cause analysis of top items affecting OEE and Scrap.


  • Currently pursuing University degree in Engineering or Applied Science with a focus on automation or robotics. -- Preference for candidate with skills in the following areas: Big Data, Electronics, Software Engineering, Robotics/Automation, Mechatronics,

  • Strong computer and presentation skills - Proficient in Microsoft Office - Professional competencies required: Learning on the Fly, Compassion, Dealing with Ambiguity, Drive for Results, Organization.

EEO Statement

Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise, have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Job Manufacturing

Primary Location US-Michigan-Troy

Other Locations US-Michigan-Muskegon, US-Georgia-Lavonia, US-Michigan-Detroit, US-Indiana-Avilla, US-Texas-San Antonio

Recruiting Company Kautex

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 284834