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Industrial Automation Internship - Summer 2024

Job ID:R236331
Location:Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin


Industrial Automation Internship

Paid Internship - Summer 2024

Corporate Headquarters

12575 Uline Drive, Pleasant Prairie, WI 53158

Are you a college student looking to level up your industrial engineering skills? Then you belong at Uline! As a 2024 Industrial Automation Intern, you’ll gain real-world, hands-on experience working alongside professionals at a company that recognizes hard work and values people. Uline continues to grow, creating new opportunities and job stability our employees can count on!

Employees named Uline to Forbes 2023 list of America's Best Large Employers!

Better together! This position is on-site, and we are looking for people who share our passion.

Position Responsibilities

  • Conduct rotational-based training with Uline's seasoned engineers.
    Evaluate new technologies (robots, automation, AGVs, etc.) and determine how they can be applied within Uline operations.

  • Travel to multiple Uline locations to install and calibrate material handling equipment, perform technical maintenance and service on equipment and make recommendations for improvements based on data through observations.

  • Analyze and report on a variety of machine performance metrics.

  • Review and update programs used to control automation to include new features.

Minimum Requirements

  • This full-time, 12-week internship is open to students pursuing an Associate's, Bachelor's, or Master’s degree in a relevant program only.

  • Excellent communication, organizational and analytical skills a must.

  • Passionate about all aspects of engineering.

  • PLC experience or programming a plus.

  • Microsoft Office, Word, Access and Excel experience.

  • Hands-on mechanical and electrical experience a plus.

  • Some evening or weekend work may be required.

Benefits of a Uline Internship

  • Gain professional work experience by executing meaningful business projects.

  • Work with a dedicated mentor assigned specifically to you.

  • Live nearby in complementary housing for out-of-town interns.

  • Join a positive and collaborative in-person work environment.

  • Earn competitive pay over summer and the potential opportunity to join us full-time upon graduation.

Intern Perks

  • Intern-specific "Lunch and Learns" to grow whole business and industry knowledge.

  • Several outings and networking events with interns across all departments.

  • On-site café with meals prepared fresh by executive chefs and dinner-to-go options.

  • First-class fitness center with sauna.

  • Over four miles of beautifully maintained walking trails.

About Uline

Uline is North America's leading distributor of shipping, industrial and packaging materials. We're a family-owned company known for incredible service, quality products and same-day shipping of our huge in-stock inventory. With over 9,000 employees across 13 locations, it's time you joined Uline.

Uline is proud to operate as a drug-free workplace. All new hires must complete a pre-employment hair follicle drug screening.

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