Watchfire Signs '18 Summer - Operations - Quality / Manufacturing Intern - Paid Internship in Danville, Illinois

NOTE: Danville IL is 1.5 hours from Indy, 2.5 from Chicagoland, 3.5 from St. Louis.

Watchfire Signs is an exciting, dynamic growing company, headquartered in Danville IL. We are more than 80 years strong and have been growing steadily. We expanded in 2013 to bring our manufacturing facility to 150k sq ft and our office facility to 50k sq ft. We are a market leader in the fast growing digital billboard and LED sign markets.

Vertically integrated, we do everything from engineering and sales through circuit board assembly; from accounting and technical support through final product integration and calibration. This allows us to sustain our position as the quality leader and the premium provider in our industry.

Watchfire offers comprehensive benefits including 401K with matching, affordable health/dental insurance, paid time off in year of hire, continuing education assistance and career advancement opportunities. We have been an employer of choice for decades, and are growing strong! We offer opportunities for career growth and development as well as the opportunity to work in an entrepreneurial environment where decisions can be made quickly. Only candidates seeking to make a difference in a growing, collaborative and fast-paced environment should apply.

This role will assist in QUALITY team - in a broad range of projects and areas.

THIS IS A PAID INTERNSHIP POSITION for Summer 2018 AND potentially return for future semesters. Students who apply for this internship ideally would be available to work part time hours during the remainder of the 17/18 school year, full time summer '18 semester, and possibly future semesters.

Sorry, no relocation or temporary housing available for internships. No OPT/CPT/H1B candidates. This Danville IL internship is located 2.5 hours from Chicago, 1.5 from Indianapolis, .5 hours from Champaign/Urbana and UIUC.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Assisting with test proceses documentation, development, improvement;

  • Utilizing programs such as MiniTAB to complete statistical analyses; interact with engineers, build reports, etc.

Core responsibility will be to assist our engineers and managers with real world projects in a live factory environment, to help us in improving our throughput and quality and other key skill areas.

  • Student enrolled in Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering / automation / robotics, Quality, EE, EET, MET, CE, Computer Engineering or Computer Science degree program REQUIRED. (Must have been enrolled full-time for the Spring or Fall 2018 semester - NOTE - May graduates '18 may be considered.)

  • Preferred experience with Python and CSS.

  • Ability to work independently.

  • Excellent written and communication skills.

  • Able to work part time hours during the Fall semester preferred but not required.

  • Sorry, must have full authorization to work in the US without requiring sponsorship now or in the future. No OPT/CPT/H1B candidates considered.

  • Sorry, no relocation or temporary housing available for internships. No OPT/CPT/H1B candidates. This Danville IL internship is located 2.5 hours from Chicago, 1.5 from Indianapolis, .5 hours from Champaign/Urbana and UIUC.

Our internships are anticipated to work with us for the entire summer term, assuming quality work. Of course, all positions are "at will" and an internship is not a guarantee of work for a set period of time.

External Company Name: Watchfire Signs, LLC

External Company URL: www.timeomatic.com

Street: 1015 Maple Street