Quality Engineering Intern - Cleveland Manufacturing

Oatey Co. is a privately held global corporation that manufactures and distributes products for plumbing professionals and consumers. The company is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio and has manufacturing and distribution facilities located in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and China. Oatey products can be found in residential and commercial applications and have achieved excellent brand name recognition with plumbing professionals and consumers. The company continually strives to offer innovative solutions to any plumbing application, and products are backed with the highest quality technical and customer support programs in the industry.

2023 Oatey Summer Internship Program – The Oatey Intern Experience

Interested in an internship with challenging projects, high visibility, professional networking, development, and fun?

Oatey is currently seeking college students for the summer of 2023 to join our award-winning program: The Oatey Intern Experience. Oatey offers a 12-week summer internship that will expose you to meaningful work and exceed your expectations. You will be a part of a diverse, collaborative team environment yet experience your own personal and individual growth. Our interns deliver excellence through high engagement and performance, which is why we often hire them post-graduation*.

* Based on outstanding performance and organizational needs

What we're looking for…

The Oatey Intern Experience supports our growing organization by attracting talented students to develop them into future leaders. It is unique with one-on-one mentorship, developmental feedback and coaching, lunch series, engaging networking events and weekly forums. You will work closely with experts to develop your skills and gain valuable insight in your chosen career field. Additionally, you will have exposure to all leadership levels of Oatey. Lastly, you will have a great time networking with other interns and forge lasting relationships.

Oatey offers a vigorous program that includes:

Learning and Development • Peer Mentoring • Challenging Team Projects • Community Involvement

Quality Engineering Intern Position Summary

The Quality Engineering intern will work with the Corporate Quality Team by supporting key projects. The Intern will assist with the evaluation of product design and performance including hands-on installation and testing.  The intern will assist with the process for approving new products and product changes, which we call PPAP.  The intern will be a high energy, assertive self-starter with strong analytical and problem-solving tools. The intern should also have good written and verbal communication skills, be detail-oriented and be eager to work in both production and office environments.

Expectations & Accountabilities…

  • Support Quality Product Approval process (PPAP)

  • Review and analyze data related to product performance and customer satisfaction

  • Conduct and support product design validation testing

  • Support product measurement systems, such as CMM

  • Develop Quality Management system documents and procedures

  • Develop Standard Operating Procedures

  • Develop Audit plans

What you’ll need to be successful…

  • Education and Certification: Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in one of the following Engineering disciplines: General, Industrial/Systems, Mechanical, Chemical Engineering, or Physics or Business.

  • High energy, assertive self-starter

  • Good team member and comfortable participating in small groups

  • Strong written and verbal communications skills

  • Ability to read and interpret mechanical drawings/blueprints, GD&T

  • Detail-oriented with strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize.

  • Eager to work in both production and office environments

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office with expertise in Excel and PowerPoint

At Oatey we are committed to help our Associates grow their career. Apply today and grow with Oatey!