Manufacturing Internship

Torus, Inc.

Job Type: Internship

Engineering Area(s): Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

Academic Level: Graduates / Alumni (B.S. Degree Required), Senior (Graduating Soon), Junior, Sophomore, Freshman

Job Details
Location: Onsite – South Salt Lake, Utah (84119)
Schedule & FLSA: Full Time, Hourly
Shift: First Shift 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Duration: Temporary from May – August

About the Internship
We are looking for interns to join our Manufacturing Operations team for the summer. As an intern, you will play a vital role in establishing and documenting processes, as well as creating training procedures for our production line focused on our cabinet assembly, which houses DIN rails and our inverters.

What is unique about being a Torus Intern?
Torus interns are valued as part of the team. You’ll support the Manufacturing Operations team by assessing, defining and writing procedures to streamline production processes. That means, you get to solve real problems.
Gain valuable hands-on experience in manufacturing and electrical assembly within a manufacturing setting.
Opportunity to work with cutting-edge technology and learn from experienced professionals.
Exposure to various aspects of the manufacturing process, including quality control and process improvement.
Potential for future career opportunities within the company.

Internship Responsibilities
As an intern, your expected projects will be:
Assemble ‘Article 1’ :
Document the assembly process
Train fellow colleagues on the assembly process
Deliver an artifact detailing and instruction on the assembly process, and procedure by the end of your internship and any other related training and documented materials.
Responsibilities will also include conducting research, collaborating with team members, document standard operating procedures, identify ways that we can improve our assembly process and production line and ensure efficiency and quality control within the manufacturing environment.

About Torus
At Torus, our mission is to empower individuals and communities to become their own renewable energy provider. Torus accelerates the transition from fossil fuel to hybrid to fully electrified homes by decentralizing power and makes it easier to live a renewables life by orchestrating and automating power use during renewable energy cycles.

As an employee of Torus, you will be proud of the work that you do, innovating new technology solutions to help save our planet. You will work in a supportive culture with other incredibly talented and intelligent people, creating new product offerings in the renewables industry. You will have growth opportunities as we have a culture that supports your personal and professional development.

Experience You’ll Need
Continuing Bachelor’s degree in a related Manufacturing or Engineering discipline (Manufacturing Systems, Mechanical, Electrical, etc.)
Completed Freshman year (2 semesters).
Strong academic performance, typically reflected by a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
Basic understanding of electrical circuits and components.
Hands-on experience with soldering and basic electrical tools is preferred but not required.
Ability to commit to the full duration of the internship program.
Availability to work the scheduled hours determined by the department’s needs.
Basic understanding of industry principles and practices relevant to the department of interest.
Working knowledge of Google Office Suite, Microsoft Office Suite, or similar software.
Eagerness to learn and take on new challenges.
Authorization to work in the country where the internship is located.
CAD Experience working with mechanical assemblies and drawings in SOLIDWORKS.
Previous internship or work experience in a related field is a plus, but not required.

Who You Are
Aligned to Torus’ mission: Empower individuals and communities to become their own renewable energy provider.
Attention to Detail: Excellent attention to detail and ability to follow precise instructions and specifications. Must possess strong problem-solving skills to troubleshoot and resolve assembly issues effectively.
Safety Consciousness: Demonstrated commitment to maintaining a safe working environment. Familiarity with safety regulations and practices related to electrical and mechanical assembly.
Communication Skills: Good verbal and written communication skills. Ability to collaborate effectively with team members, engineers, and supervisors to ensure smooth workflow and efficient problem-solving.
Time Management: Strong organizational and time management skills. Ability to prioritize tasks effectively to meet production deadlines without compromising quality.
Flexibility: Willingness to adapt to changing priorities and work on multiple projects simultaneously. Ability to work effectively under pressure and in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.

Working Conditions
This position works in an air-conditioned warehouse/manufacturing and cleanroom environments. A break area is available with refrigerator access, microwave, coffee maker, and drink/snack machines.

Physical Requirements
Must have the ability to safely lift and move objects weighing up to 50 lbs.
Must be capable of standing, bending, and executing repetitive tasks for prolonged periods of time.
Ability to read, identify, observe and recognize details, color-coding and fine print at close range on associated engineering drawings.
Ability to don personal protective equipment to include, but not limited to, respiratory protective equipment with proper seal, coveralls, ear protection, gloves, eye protection & safety helmet.
Ability to observe, detect and respond to audible and visual machine malfunction warnings.
Ability to communicate information so others can understand. Must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations.
Must report to work reliably and with the ability to use full and unimpaired skills and judgment to safely execute your job.
Proficiency in reading, writing, and speaking English required.
*All candidates are subject to a background check.

Other skills to be developed throughout internship
While interns are ineligible for benefits, we believe in fostering growth and development. Learn more about what we offer below.
Paid company holidays
Discretionary Unpaid Time Off, i.e. you can take time off, but it will be unpaid and requires manager approval
Develop an understanding of all of the components of building a manufacturing line
Understand how to translate leadership feedback into actionable insights for the team
1:1 mentorship and teaching
Hands on experience working for a startup
Develop soft skills and hard skills
Explore interests
Build confidence
Network and resume building

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