Manufacturing Engineering Internship (Summer 2022)

at Owens Corning
Location Toledo
Date Posted January 22, 2022
Category Engineering
Job Type Not Specified



Owens Corning is a global building and industrial materials leader. The company's three integrated businesses are dedicated to the manufacture and advancement of a broad range of insulation, roofing and fiberglass composite materials. Leveraging the talents of 19,000 employees in 33 countries, Owens Corning provides innovative products, manufacturing technologies, and sustainable solutions that address energy efficiency, product safety, renewable energy, durable infrastructure, and labor productivity. These solutions provide a material difference to the company's customers and make the world a better place. Based in Toledo, Ohio, USA, the company posted 2019 sales of $7.2 billion. Founded in 1938, it has been a Fortune 500 company for 65 consecutive years.

At Owens Corning, interns are treated like our employees - given real responsibility with the right support to succeed and drive business impact at an Owens Corning manufacturing plant. As a Manufacturing Engineering intern, you will gain exposure to technical challenges and can drive impact in areas such as safety leadership, process improvement, productivity, waste elimination, and total productive maintenance.


Engineering Interns are placed at an Owens Corning manufacturing plant for approximately 12 weeks during the summer term. Throughout this time, the participant is mentored by seasoned technical professionals and completes assigned project work. Projects will provide participants with direct experience on the technical challenges found in the manufacturing setting and will be in the areas of:

- Safety leadership
- Process and product improvement
- Productivity increases
- Waste elimination
- Total Productive Maintenance

In addition, the participant will be expected to develop the following competencies essential to be an effective manufacturing engineer:

- Creativity
- Customer-driven
- Analytics & data-based decision making
- Independence and initiative
- Works effectively and cooperatively with others
- Elevates performance of self and others
- Builds rapport for success

Outstanding participants may be offered full-time employment in one of Owens Corning's Operations Leadership Development Programs at the conclusion of their experience, to commence following graduation.


- Real work experience with challenging and meaningful assignments
- Networking opportunities and exposure to senior leadership
- Formal and informal personal and professional development activities
- Project-specific training
- Housing stipend provided
- Opportunities to give back to the community


- A Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Ceramics Engineering, Materials Science, or an equivalent field from an accredited school
- Previous relevant internships/co-ops in a manufacturing setting
- Demonstrated leadership in professional, service, or social organizations
- Willingness and flexibility to relocate