Process/Industrial Engineer Internship

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About this Job


Job Purpose

The Process Engineer is responsible for leading continuous improvement projects and using lean methodologies to refine processes. This position will work closely with all disciplines within the business to deliver throughput, cost and quality improvements in a fast-pace, dynamic environment. Additionally, this person will need to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization. 


About DriveTime

DriveTime is headquartered in Tempe and Mesa AZ, offering plenty of options to kick start your career in a variety of different fields ranging from analytics to accounting and retail to IT. We are the nation’s second largest used car sales company and are dedicated to simplifying the car buying experience. Come see what we're all about!

Job ID# 25624
Location: Tempe, Arizona
Interest: Internships
Type: Intern (Full Time)
Post Date: 1/28/2019

A Day in the Life of a Process/Industrial Engineer Internship

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage projects that impact and involve numerous teams in the organization
  • Develop standard work and visual training for complex processes
  • Create labor standards and line staffing models
  • Mentor and train peers on lean manufacturing and process flow
  • Evaluate complex production issues and conduct root cause analysis
  • Create and present business cases for improvement ideas
  • Participate in cross-functional continuous improvement events
  • Create current and future state value stream maps
  • Develop building and cell layouts to optimize workflow
  • Ensure compliance with all environmental, health and safety guidelines
  • Analyze data to provide justification for capital expenditures
  • Select and test tools and equipment
  • Develop deep functional expertise in multiple areas of the reconditioning process
  • Deliver projects on-time and under budget




BS in Industrial or Manufacturing Engineering
Minimum of 3 years of engineering experience in a lean manufacturing environment
At least 1 year of experience managing cross-functional teams or projects
Proven track record of implementing successful projects that impact the bottom line
Knowledge and understanding of lean manufacturing.
General knowledge of OHSA guidelines
Up to 50% travel between facilities
Valid in-state driver’s license

Excellent communications skills, oral and written
Ability to work through teams to achieve results
Strong analysis and decision making ability
Excellent facilitation skills through engagement, diplomacy and diverse opinions
Ability to work independently
Proficient computer skills including AutoCAD, Excel, Word 


Hiring is contingent upon successful completion of our background and drug screening process. DriveTime is a drug-free, tobacco-free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Meet the DriveTime Crew!

We’re a team of innovators and engineers, movers and shakers, morning people and night owls, dreamers and believers, techies and talkers. But most of all we are a family. At DriveTime we’re fueled by the success of our employees as much as we are by the loyalty of our customers.

Brooke W.
Payroll Manager


What do you like most about working at DriveTime? The relationships I have built with both my coworkers and our employees. We are a very collaborative environment and I always feel that I can go to anyone with a question. There is a great work-life balance, and I truly believe that the company cares about my well-being.

What do you like to do outside of work? I love to spend time outside, and I try to hike and run as often as possible. Spending time with family and friends is my favorite thing to do.

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