Continuous Improvement Intern in Puyallup, WA at Carlisle Construction Materials

Date Posted: 2/17/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

As a Continuous Improvement Intern you will assist with the following projects/activities:

  • Improve lean training module(s)
    • Take at least one lean core concept from current first day training and break it out as its own training
    • Develop training and activities to effectively convey the content to the production/office team
    • Develop standard work for training tot he module
    • Teach the training and review results of learning
  • Idea generation improvement/Understand current state
    •  How many ideas per board per week
    • Turnaround time on an idea
    • How do we check back to see how ideas worked out
    • What is the current system in place for idea communication and execution
    • How do we encourage more ideas, improve implementation speed, and close the feedback loop?
  • Savings project



  • At least a sophomore status, enrolled in an undergraduate program at an accredited university, majoring in Supply Chain, Operations, Manufacturing/Industrial Engineering or related field
  • Strong analytic and computer skills
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Proactive mindset with willingness to seize the initiative
  • Knowledge of lean is a plus
  • Ability to operate in ambiguity
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA

This internship will be full time over the summer (May 2018-August 2018)