Cooper Standard Summer Internship
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Friday, May 05, 2017

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High School Summer Intern Job Opening Opportunities




Church Hill, Tennessee


Position title:              High School Summer Internship 1 opening


Length of Assignment:   8 weeks beginning June 2017


Departments:             Engineering and Maintenance


Reports to:                 Engineering Manager and Maintenance Manager


Position Responsibilities:

¨      Works with Maintenance Technicians and operators as follows:

§  To meet Maintenance department goals.

§  Identify and implement improvements with regards to safety, quality, cost and machine utilization.

§  Participate with and support engineering and manufacturing teams with technical expertise needed to resolve issues impacting our ability to provide a top quality product in the most cost effective manner.

¨      Assist in new product launches.

¨      Assist with prototype builds.

¨      Assist with the purchase of tooling.

¨      Assist with preventive/predictive maintenance for all manufacturing equipment.

¨      Assist with facilities maintenance.

¨      Communicate to others, as needed, to achieve assigned tasks.

¨      Ownership of work tasks and projects and meets deadlines.

¨      Generate reports and paperwork and keep organized, as required.


Qualifications for Students Applying:

-          Applicants must be at least age 17 years as of May 31, 2017.

-          Student status Seniors preferred.

-          Student must be in good standing with high school (no discipline referrals in past school year).

-          Students must provide a copy of their current high school transcript.

-          Student must have positive recommendation for high school.

-          Student must have an overall GPA of 2.0 or better.

-          Averages no more than 4 days absence from school in the last school year.

-          Student must pass drug test.

-          Ability to provide own transportation.





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-          Preferred - Career Readiness Certificate at Gold, Platinum, Silver Level.  

-          Preferred - Dual Enrollment while in high school at WSCC, TCAT Phipps Bend or Morristown.

-          Preferred – Industrial Electricity Career Path or Technical Education Program


            Additional Skills, Knowledge or Abilities (non-physical):

1.                  Team Oriented

2.                  Computer skills in Word and Excel

3.                  Interpersonal skills that foster positive, proactive teamwork

4.                  Good Communication skills: written, verbal and presentation

5.                  Problem Solving skills/ability


Additional Skills, Knowledge or Abilities (physical)

1.                  Physical stamina to work (stand and walk) 8+ hours consecutively

2.                  Physical strength to lift and maneuver, occasionally, 25+ lbs

3.                  Physical agility to reach and climb

4.                  Must be able to operate hand and power tools (drill presses, band saw, sid and bench grinders, electrical hand drills)



Shift Assignment: Day shift; 40 hours per week with the opportunity for occasional overtime.


Length of Assignment: Position available to begin between June 6,2017 and will last 8 weeks.


Intern Position Pay: $10 hr.


Application for Intern Positions: Make application via e-mail resume to Wayland Seaton, CTE Director Hawkins County Schools at:



NOTE: Resumes are being accepted between now and May 11, 2017. Interviews will completed and offers made during the following weeks in May.

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