Manufacturing Engineer Intern


Shoreview, MN, US, 55126

Looking to gain valuable experience through a meaningful Manufacturing Engineering Summer Internship?

Look no further than TSI (!


Summary: Under close supervision, the Manufacturing Engineer intern provides production support for products manufactured within assigned value streams, and supports continuous improvement of processes used to manufacture these products. Duties and responsibilities are entry-level and low in complexity. 


Primary Responsibilities Include:

  1. Interface with ERP System (SAP) to prepare new and revise existing manufacturing documents, drawings, and Bills of Materials (BOM) used to manufacture and test instruments.
  2. Solve day to day manufacturing problems, implement Engineering Change Orders (ECO) and incorporate suggestions to improve manufacturing workflow.
  3. Investigate and resolve supplier quality problems and customer complaints.
  4. Respond to corrective actions and feedback that relates to the production floor to solve customer needs.
  5. Participate in structured problem solving (8-D) teams and Kaizen events in assigned area.

At TSI, you’ll be getting real engineering experience in a live production environment.  This includes:

  • Meaningful, relatable, real work that some internships just can’t deliver
  • Regular interaction with peers and manager regarding assigned project tasks
  • Regular communication regarding changes or issues related to assignments


At TSI, here’s just some of the experience you’ll gain:

  • Production Support of High-Tech Products
  • Application of Lean Manufacturing Principles
  • Structured Problem Solving and Continuous Improvement Methods
  • Use of a Tier I ERP System (SAP)


Our High-Tech Products Incorporate:

  • Lasers                                     
  • Optics (lenses/mirrors)
  • Electro-mechanical components (pumps/valves)                                    
  • Machined Metals                        
  • Injection Molded Plastics



  • Sophomore grade level or higher, pursuing a BS degree in Manufacturing or Industrial Engineering, or similar.
  • CUM 3.0 GPA preferred (based on 4.0 scale)
  • Be legally authorized to work in the USA.
  • Strong desire to learn, self-motivated.
  • Naturally high attention to detail, good organization skills.
  • Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office tools.
  • Experience with Computer-Aided Design (CAD) packages preferred.
  • Ability to read schematics, blue prints, and CAD drawings.
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills.
  • Analytical, decision making, problem solving and research skills.
  • College level language, math, reading, writing and reasoning skills.
  • Knows and understands basic manufacturing engineering concepts and procedures.
  • Ability to prioritize and effectively manage multiple tasks.


Here are some of the things our interns have said about their experience at TSI:

  • I gained real, hands-on experience! 
  • I tell my friends what I’m doing for my internship, and they are jealous of the experience I’m getting!!!
  • The people here are GREAT! 
  • Everyone is really helpful and very nice.  Easy to work with!
  • I want to work here when I graduate!


Let us know if this is you!

TSI is located in Shoreview, MN (15 minutes from the Twin Cities). We have FREE parking and free coffee/tea/hot chocolate, a history of hiring prior interns and super smart people to learn from and laugh with!  You’re going to love it here.



Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship.  We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 


TSI provides trusted measurement, application guidance, and data analytics solutions that enable our global customers to make informed decisions.  We are creating a better world by helping protect people, products and the environment, as well as by optimizing research and industrial processes.

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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