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MillerCoors Project Engineer Intern (Early Talent Program) in Golden, Colorado

Project Engineer Intern (Early Talent Program)

Date: Dec 30, 2020


Golden, CO, US

Requisition ID: 13779

Role Description

The WCSC 2.0 Student Professional works very closely with the Electrical Engineering Lead in deploying our continuous improvement strategy called WCSC. In addition to supporting new electrical/controls product design and implementation, he/she would contribute to the Can Manufacturing phase progressions learning and then teaching key systems such as the Loss Tree, Centerline DMS, Changeover DMS, and Change Management DMS. A majority of the individual’s time will be spent on the operating floor working with the teams and building the capability of the people in their area.

Work Schedule

Standard working day (i.e. 6am to 4pm) from Monday to Friday; however, will accommodate schedule to coincide with classes.


  • Support Electrical Engineering in development of short term Maintenance Projects, responsibilities to include:

  • Owning design, drawing development, technical review

  • Overseeing scheduling, implementation, and testing

  • Support Capital Project life-cycle from initial development through final documentation.

  • Develop control strategies to enable operators to respond to out of control situations

  • Investigating, validating & updating new CL standards to eliminate losses

  • Support the Changeover DMS for the line(s)

  • Reviewing Changeover critiques and coaching shift teams to identify and implement improvement opportunities to achieve CO success criteria

  • Leading Rapid Changeover events to identify additional opportunities to reduce changeover time as required by business need

  • Support the Change Management DMS & validation processes

Loss Elimination

  • Analyzes line data to identify and prioritize loss elimination opportunities including the creation of current state and future state loss trees utilizing tools such as loss allocation and assorted Lean manufacturing tools.

  • Participating in Line DDS process daily to set priorities and allocate resources, and report results for previous 24 hours:

  • CL & CO DMS’s

  • Top 3 stops and initial finding

  • Process Failures and initial findings

  • Using Reliability Engineering tools to drive Centerline DMS and loss elimination

Troubleshooting & Problem Solving

  • Support root cause problem solving efforts on key chronic losses for the line(s)

  • Coaches teams to build capability in problem solving skills and formal tools, including but not limited to Initial Problem Solving, Unified Problem Solving, 6W2H, and 5 Why’s

Qualifications / Skills:

Candidates must be U.S. citizens or have U.S. permanent work authorization; must be 21 years of age or older; Engineering student with interests in Electrical Design and/or Process Controls. 3.0 GPA or above is required. This internship experience will be located in Golden, CO.

Leadership / Communication

  • Demonstrated self-motivated, personal leadership

  • Ability and commitment to drive change

  • Leadership skills, ability to lead a small project team

  • Interpersonal collaboration skills

  • Effective communication skills

  • Ability to present to small groups

Analytical / Problem Solving

  • Ability to work with large data and information

  • Intermediate Microsoft Excel skills

  • Intermediate AutoCAD (or equivalent) skills

  • Demonstrated ability to assimilate technical data to support recommendations

  • Basic problem solving skills

  • Familiarity with structured problem tools useful but not mandatory

  • Lean Six Sigma Certification (Yellow or Green) PREFFERED.

Potential Projects

  • Lead and/or participate Initial Problem Solving Teams

  • Support top loss reductions: Production line spoilage identification and improvement

  • With oversight, design and oversee implementation of electrical control panels.

  • Develop control scheme for new line implementation, including documentation and validation plan

  • Identify top spoilage generators in production line and drive improvement

  • Develop long term capital project business case, including scope, install schedule, and costs estimates.

Job Posting Hourly Rate: $20.50

At Molson Coors we seek diversity. Differing perspectives lead to challenging the expected, which keeps new ideas bubbling up. We’re an equal opportunity employer and invite applications from candidates from all backgrounds, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic. We take pride in celebrating our unique brew.

Nearest Major Market: Denver

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