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Los Alamos National Laboratory Summer Undergrad Student in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

Exciting opportunities exist in the Associate Laboratory Directorate for Weapons Production (ALDWP), specifically in Detonator Production Division. This Undergraduate Engineering Intern position will support facilitating continuous improvement initiatives based upon Lean and Six Sigma principles within the operational teams in the division - Engineering (DP-ENG), Manufacturing (DP-MFG), and Support (DP-SUP). These

Groups are responsible for the fabrication, inspection, and testing of War Reserve experimental detonator components and subcomponents.

Scope will focus on, but not limited to:

  • Support process improvement initiatives through PDCA or DMAIC methodology and tools

  • Creating/updating existing process flows and layouts to determine effective and efficient production options

  • Work in partnership with engineers and technicians to facilitate activities for collecting baseline data through time studies and direct observations

  • Develop data collection strategies and complete data analysis to drive process development

  • Provide input on key process areas and product lines to reduce waste and variation

For more information on Detonator Production Division please visit the following site:https://www.lanl.gov/projects/DET/index.php

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Min. GPA of 3.0. A minimum of 48 semester hours majoring in a relevant engineering degree field (Ex. Industrial, Manufacturing, Civil, Mechanical, or Systems Engineering).

  • Understanding of continuous improvement (CI) objectives and methodologies.

  • Ability to successfully work and participate on cross functional teams.

  • Can positively take direction, read and follow written and verbal instructions, procedures, plans, emergency, safeguards, and security procedures.

  • Ability toobtain and maintain a DOE “Q” clearance which typically requires US citizenship.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of continuous improvement (CI) objectives, tools, and methodologies such as Lean, Kaizen, Six Sigma, 5S, throughput, time studies, etc.

  • Experience in understanding and documenting process flows, product flows.

  • Exposure to structured problem solving approaches of DMAIC and/or PDCA.

  • Proficiency in MS Office products such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio.

  • Introduction to engineering modeling software (e.g. AutoCAD, Creo, Solid Works) to facilitate layout design activities.

  • Self-starter and quick learner that can handle multiple tasks/projects with excellent results.

  • Previous work exposure in a manufacturing type environment.

  • Proficiencyin a programming language

Education :Majoring in a relevant engineering degree field, HS+2 (Undergrad). Proof will be needed of enrollment and will need to maintain full time equivalency enrollment.

Location: This position will be physically located in Los Alamos, NM.

COVID Vaccine :

The COVID vaccine is mandatory for all Laboratory students working on-site and students coming on-site, as well as any students coming on-site for any reason; unless granted an accommodation under applicable state or federal law.

Note to Applicants: For full consideration, applicants MUST submit a comprehensive cover letter that addresses the key requirements of the position.

HS+2 (Undergrad) = Will need to provide proof of enrollment

Where You Will Work Located in northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. LANL enhances national security by ensuring the safety and reliability of the U.S. nuclear stockpile, developing technologies to reduce threats from weapons of mass destruction, and solving problems related to energy, environment, infrastructure, health, and global security concerns. Additional Details

Directive 206.2 - Employment with Triad requires a favorable decision by NNSA indicating employee is suitable under NNSA Supplemental Directive 206.2 . Please note that this requirement applies only to citizens of the United States. Foreign nationals are subject to a similar requirement under DOE Order 142.3A.

Clearance: Q (Position will be cleared to this level). Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements

  • for access to classified matter. This position requires a Q clearance which requires US Citizenship except in extremely rare circumstances. Dependent upon position, additional authorization to access nuclear weapons information may be required that may or may not be available to dual citizens depending upon the circumstances.

  • Eligibility requirements: To obtain a clearance, an individual must be at least 18 years of age; U.S. citizenship is required except in very limited circumstances. SeeDOE Order 472.2 for additional information.

New-Employment Drug Test: The Laboratory requires successful applicants to complete a new-employment drug test and maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing.

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Appointment Type

UGS

UGS

Contact Details
Contact Name Arnold, Leanne
Email larnold@lanl.gov
Work Telephone
Vacancy Name: IRC90972
Organization Name Detonator Production - Operational Excellence and Readiness
Minimum Salary
Maximum Salary
Req ID: IRC90972
Category: Student - Undergraduate

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