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Manufacturing Engineering Intern

Company:  Exemplis
Department:  Manufacturing Engineering (DEV)

Buena Park, CA, US, 90620

Work Designation:  Onsite

Salary Range: $ 19.00 - $19.00 



Position Summary:

Exemplis is a fast growing consumer products and durable goods manufacturer operating seven innovative brands (i.e., Timbuk2, X-Chair).  We are launching the search for our 2023 Internship Class, so the question is:  Do you have the motivation and enthusiasm to contribute your skills in this fast-paced (but FUN) environment?  Our 12-week internship includes work on real business challenges, an investment in your development, and an opportunity to meet some amazing people.

Do you understand the principles of LEAN manufacturing?  Are you fascinated by how things are made?  Looking for a keen individual who understands process flow and can identify the 7 types of waste.  Resposibilities will include performing value stream mapping, cycle time studies and line rebalancing.

Responsibilities and Essential Functions:

  • Work closely with Manufacturing Engineering and Production to identify and eliminate waste
  • Create process maps
  • Perform cycle time studies of current operations
  • Identify and implement line rebalancing opportunities to improve efficiency

Qualifications, Skills and Education

  • Currently enrolled in a Manufacturing/Industrial Engineering degree program – Minimum 3rd year student
  • Understanding of LEAN principles

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experiencing working in a manufacturing environment
  • 4th year engineering student

Perks and Benefits

We hope that you’re excited by the possibilities that come along with working at Exemplis! With us, TEAM comes first.  We bring integrity, passion, and excellence to work each day.  Being part of our team means living our core values and thriving in an environment of constant innovation and positive change. 
In addition to our unique culture, we also offer these fun perks and benefits.

  • Competitive Salary: This is a paid internship and pays $19/hr.
  • Hybrid Work Schedule: We support employee needs and their work/life balance so we offer the flexibility to work remotely while being onsite as needed for “collaboration days.” 
  • Health Insurance: We offer a variety of health insurance options (medical, dental, vision, etc.) for all of our team members. Eligible the first month following your start date. 
  • Time Off: Taking time off to recharge is a must whether it is for your personal health or vacation; paid time off starts accruing day 1!
  • Observed Holidays: 10 company observed holidays: New Years, Martin Luther King, President’s Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Day.
  • Computer: All of the IT equipment you will need for your home or onsite workspace will be provided. For remote workers, a $11 biweekly stipend will be provided for internet.
  • Employee Discounts across all of our product lines.
  • Hit our Numbers Lunch: When we hit out monthly milestones, we all celebrate! 
  • Tuition Scholarships: Partnership with UMASS Global for 10%-20% off tuition for you and/or your family. 

About Us:

It all started in a small warehouse in California with just three employees, a fax machine and a bell that rang out every time a chair came down the conveyor belt. Over 25 years later, we’re the #1 manufacturer of task chairs in the U.S. and continue to lead, innovate and disrupt across an array of industries.

We are proud to be a part of Exemplis and its growing family of brands, which includes Timbuk2, X-Chair, Mavix, HealthyBack, Edloe Finch, and Albany Park.

Exemplis has headquarters, offices and retail stores across the U.S. (plus a variety of remote work opportunities). Learn more and apply today.

Exemplis is an Equal Opportunity Employer and our company adheres to the equal employment opportunity guidelines set forth by federal, state, and local laws. Read our full statement on our careers page.

Nearest Major Market: Orange County
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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