Lean/Continuous Improvement Intern

Oct 06, 2016
Oct 19, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Position Description/Company Info:

Legrand has an exciting opportunity for a Lean/Continuous Improvement Intern to join the Wiremold Team in West Hartford, CT. The intern will report to the Lean Manager and support the deployment and use of a variety of Continuous Improvement tools to drive improvement. In this position you will be responsible for supporting continuous improvement activities (Lean Six Sigma DMAIC projects and Kaizen events) for production and functional areas. You will interface with Product Development, Purchasing, Operations, Quality, Sales, and Human Resources to streamline business and production processes, improve quality, and reduce operating and warranty costs.

About Legrand

Legrand is a $5.8 billion global company with 30,000 employees world-wide and products sold in 180 countries. As the leading provider of products and systems for electrical installations and information networks wherever people live and work, Legrand delivers an unequaled depth and breadth of innovative solutions for use in residential, commercial, and industrial buildings.

Employing more than 2,700 employees across the United States and Canada, Legrand in North America has a work environment that promotes personal advancement, pride and achievement. Our success is also based on our recognition that diversity - in people, products, innovation and technology - is an important strength. When you join our team, we provide you with the tools, knowledge and skills necessary to become the very best at your job, and to continue to advance your career. EEO Minority/Female/Veteran/Disabled

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* Currently enrolled in an accredited University or College; classified as Junior or above.

* Currently pursuing a degree in Manufacturing Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Industrial/Manufacturing Technology, Mechanical Engineering, or other related field.


* Analytical thinking and problem solving skills

* Exposure to Lean and Continuous Improvement Methodology

* Capable of working in a manufacturing environment.

* Ability to work well with others in team environment

* Must have good knowledge of MS Office applications.

* Excellent organization skills

* Must have excellent internal and external communication and presentation skills.

* Ability to multi-task and operate in a fast-paced, high pressure environment.

* Ability to work independently

Preferred Skill/Experience:

* Lean Six Sigma/Continuous Improvement: 1 year

* Green Belt Certification or Training

Position Attributes:

Major Roles and Responsibilities:

* Utilize Lean tools and methodology to reduce waste, streamline processes, and improve quality process controls.

* Provide support for 5S initiatives across the busi