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Summer Intern, Operational Excellence

Airdrie, Canada


Job Description

The Airdrie plant is hiring a summer intern to work in our Operational Excellence/Engineering departments.
The plant is located in Airdrie Alberta, reporting to the Materials Manager. This is a project based student internship. Details of the position are listed below:
  •  Analyze, design, and develop new Microsoft Access VBA applications
  • Maintain and improve existing VBA applications as well as reverse engineer current macros by debugging and stepping through code
  • Design, Implement and extend functionality of Microsoft Access databases in Production and Front-End Engineering
  • Design and implement fully functional Microsoft Access Reports based on the business needs
  • Modify and Enhance home-grown VB .NET and C# .NET  plug-in tools for Microsoft Outlook and AutoCAD 2012 in LVCA Plant
  • Design and implement new tools and databases as needed by the operation


Basic Qualifications:
  • Actively enrolled in as a 3rd or 4th year engineering degree program
  • This position does not offer relocation. The candidate must reside within 80 km of Airdrie, AB.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD software
  • Familiarity with lean and agile principles
  • Advanced Access and Visual Basic for Applications (VBA), including complex functions, subroutines, modules and classes
  • Programming principles for modular and object oriented design
  • Experience in .NET programming, classes, methods and structures 

We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters. We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Engineering

Region: North America – Canada
Organization: ESSG CA Canada

Job Level: Individual Contributor
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: No

Requisition ID: 053206