AMERICAN RAILCAR INDUSTRIES, INC. Quality Engineering Inter 2602 in Jackson, Missouri

American Railcar Industries, Inc. is one of theprominent North American designers and manufacturers of hopper and tank railcars. We provide our railcar customers with integrated solutions through a comprehensive set of high quality products and related services offered by our three business segments of manufacturing, railcar leasing and railcar services. Each person in the United States requires 40 tons of freight to be moved on their behalf per year. Vital to the U.S. economy, the $60 billion freight rail industry consists of over 140,000 miles of track in the U.S. providing over 220,000 jobs helping to reduce road congestion, fuel consumption, and greenhouse gases. Why work for ARI? To work with great people who share our core values of Excellence, Responsibility, and Teamwork and help ARI become the Leading Railcar Solutions Provider.Job Summary and Core Responsibilities: The Quality Engineering Intern will support essential quality control functions I a high-tech manufacturing environment. The intern will assist in maintaining compliance to quality management systems through monitoring existing production processes, auditing process related documentation, and assisting in preparation of quality related presentations. Assist quality improvement projectsDeveloping quality assurance plans.Improving process.Record, analyze, and act, on production-related dataDesign experiments to improve process efficiency and test countermeasuresAssist in corrective/preventive actions as necessaryAssist the team in internal and external validation/verification of processesReview work instructions for new and existing customersAudit documents for relevance and obsolescenceOther duties as assignedRequired Experience / Skills / QualificationsRequires personal characteristics that maintain a positive work atmosphere through interactions with customers, managers, and co-workersAbility to perform multiple tasks concurrently and make evidence-based decisionsProficient use in Microsoft Word, Access, PowerPoint, and ExcelAbility to compute figures, type well, and transcribe.Quality Engineering experience in the industry preferredKnowledge of modern manufacturing methods, tools, and techniquesComputer literate in Microsoft Excel, Word, and ProjectAbility to work in a team oriented environmentKnowledgeable of Control Plans, DOE, GDandT, PFMEA, SPC, and other lean six sigma toolsExcellent verbal, technical writing, interpersonal and organizational skills requiredAbility to form independent conclusions related to tasksAbility to problem solveCMM or Faro Arm experience preferredRequired Education / Training / Certifications:Undergraduate or Graduate student currently pursuing degree in Engineering Management/Mechanical/Manufacturing/Industrial EngineeringPhysical DemandsPhysical Abilities Stand-frequentlyWalk - frequentlySit - continuouslyClimb - N/ACrawl - N/ASquat or kneel - occasionallyBend - N/AFine Manipulation - N/AReach Outward - occasionallyReach above shoulder - occasionallyDrive - occasionallyLift / Carry 10 lbs or less - occasionally11 - 20 lbs - occasionally21 - 50 lbs - N/A51 - 100 lbs - N/AOver 100 lbs - N/APush / Pull 10 lbs or less - occasionally10 - 20 lbs - occasionally20 - 50 lbs - N/A51 - 100 lbs - N/AOver 100 lbs - N/AN/A (Not Applicable) - Activity is not applicable to this occupationOccasionally - Occupation requires this activity up to 33% of the time (.25 - 2.5 hrs/day)Frequently - Occupation requires this activity from 33% - 66% of the time (2.5 - 5.5 hrs/day)Continuously - Occupation requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5 hrs/day)The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. ARI will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities.ARI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ARI provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to r