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JELD-WEN Summer Intern - Engineering

Date: Oct 1, 2022

Location: Charlotte, NC, US, 28273

Company: Jeld-Wen Inc.

OUR COMPANY

JELD-WEN (NYSE:JELD), founded in 1960, is one of the world’s largest door and window manufacturers, with more than 22,000 employees operating in 24 countries globally. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, JELD-WEN designs, produces and distributes an extensive range of interior and exterior doors, wood, vinyl and aluminium windows and related products for use in the new construction and repair and remodelling of residential homes and non-residential buildings. 
Our products and services afford us the opportunity to enter peoples’ workplaces, homes and daily lives. With this privilege comes great responsibility to ensure that the products we deliver are reliable and enrich the places and lives that they touch. We bring beauty and security to the spaces that touch our lives.

We act with integrity, invest in people, inspire through innovation, deliver on our promises and improve every day. We are seeking talented individuals who share this purpose and values and want to excel in their field of expertise. We offer excellent benefits, a collaborative environment in which to apply your talent and a dynamic and growing company, with exceptional career progression opportunities.

 

 

Location:

Global Headquarters in Charlotte, NC, Statesville, NC; Klamath Falls, OR; or Vista, CA

Reports to:

 

University Relations Program Lead & Assigned Manager in Engineering

Tentative Start Date:

June 1, 2023

 

ABOUT THE ROLE

 

The JELD-WEN Summer Internship Program empowers talented undergraduate students to gain real-world working experience and professional development in one of six potential business areas. This position is focused on the Engineering business area. The internship program includes meaningful projects and challenging work assignments geared at developing professional competencies and skills in a chosen discipline. Additionally, throughout the summer internship, participants will have the opportunity for professional development, mentoring, and networking opportunities to help enhance future leadership.  

  

WHAT YOU’LL DO

In the past, our interns have had the opportunity to:

 

  • Assist engineering teams build an insulated glass fill line that was to be constructed at manufacturing plant.
  • Work to make glass display pallets via SolidWorks, create drawings, and get quotes from drawings.
  • Redraw old part models and use them to create new assemblies of products that are up to date.
  • Use AutoCAD and Inventor to design and 3D model various parts and equipment needed in the lab.
  • Create dimensioned drawings of various components relating to both doors and windows.
  • Record data regarding the doors that we test in the R&D lab.
  • Test different materials with various equipment in the lab.

 

SKILLS, EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE

 

Required

  • Demonstrated work ethic and detail-orientation.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Organizational skills.
  • Ability and willingness to learn in a fast-paced environment and work to a high caliber.
  • Collaboration and teamwork.
  • Leadership experience and relationship-building skills.

Recommended

  • Rising Senior students (current Juniors).
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Relevant internship or previous work experience.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

 

 

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JELD-WEN is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant for employment or employee on the basis of race, color, religious creed, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws.

Unless explicitly requested or approached by JELD-WEN, the company will not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services


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