This role is a part time internship (20 - 30 hours a week) during the academic year (February 2019-May 2019) followed by a full time 10 week internship starting in the summer of 2019.
Amazon is searching for innovative and solutions-oriented Engineering Interns to be a part of our North America initiative to develop and deliver next generation, world-class fulfillment systems.
What is fulfillment you ask? Fulfillment is how we refer to completing or fulfilling a customer's Amazon.com order and the acts of picking, packing, shipping and delivering their order to meet or exceed their expectations!
Our Project Engineers are agile with the ability to quickly adapt strategies, plans and solutions to affect dynamic business requirements. They are comfortable interfacing and driving various functional teams and all stakeholders at all levels of the organization. Open minds, customer focus, innovation empowerment, advanced technologies, team comradery, and drive our Regional Operations Engineering team to deliver the most advance fulfillment solutions in the world.
About the Program:
The program is divided into a spring and summer term. The spring term is a part time internship from February 2019 - May 2019 (20-30 hours a week). The summer term is fulltime and lasts 10 weeks during the summer of 2019.
Candidate must reside within a 45 mile radius from the site during the spring term.
The position is NOT a corporate role and will be located in a Fulfillment Center, Sort Center, Delivery Station, or other warehouse environment.
This position will be in a construction and job trailer environment.
Internship location is typically set by business need; however, we will also take candidate preference into consideration. Candidates are provided with relocations assistance and must be able to relocate nationwide for the 10 week summer term. Up to 80% travel may be required to support Amazon's installation sites throughout North America during the summer term. A driver's license is strongly recommended due to the remote nature of many internship locations.
Amazon offers great benefits, such as Competitive Salary and Relocation & Housing Assistance.
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Assist in designing, building, improving, and innovating order fulfillment infrastructure throughout the large-scale supply chain network within Amazon's North America Customer Fulfillment Project Engineering Team
Support management, design, and implementation of medium scope integrated automation projects with system elements such as high speed sortation, multiple conveyors, package lines, and/or robotic work cells
Guide and coordinate design and execution efforts between internal teams and outside vendors including equipment specifications, material flow, process design, and site layout
Develop and manage budget and contract documents including RFPs, change order controls, purchase orders, and invoicing
Direct system commissioning and predefined testing activities, including administering the plan, interpreting statuses and reporting results
Coordinate with local site management to ensure proper operator training, procedural compliance, maintenance and safety practices are followed for new and existing equipment
Thoroughly document/investigate FC change requests and provide recommendations
Inspect facilities in accordance with corporate standards and procedures relating to material handling, processing and storage
Ability to perform the following task, with or without reasonable accommodation:
o Stand and walk for up to 12 hours
o Walking in/around the warehouse with great frequency; many facilities are over a quarter mile in length
o Access all areas of building by ascending and descending ladders, stairs, gangways safely
o Regular bend, lift, stretch, and reach below the waist and above the head
o Lift and move totes up to 49 pounds each
Work weekends, holidays, and/or overnight shifts and overtime as required