Industrial Engineering Intern
Poynette, WI 
Posted 3 days ago
Job/Internship Description
Industrial Engineering Intern
Location US-WI-Poynette
Category AA Poynette General Staff

This posting is our resume collection from Fall 2020 Job Fairs. Resumes will be reviewed upon the closure of the job fair season and will be in consideration for our 2021 Summer Internship Program.




Aprilaire is an industry leading provider of healthy air solutions who is committed to our mission; everyone deserves healthy air. You will join a team of professionals who are passionate, customer focused, adaptable, and leading the way for new HVAC technologies and innovative thinking. We are proud to be in over 7 million homes and look forward to our continued success; give your career a breath of fresh air today and consider joining our team!


Why intern at Aprilaire?

With an internship at Aprilaire, you’ll gain valuable real-world experience that enhances your academic, career, and personal development. You’ll have the opportunity to work with professionals in your desired field, build your network, and establish references. You’ll also practice and develop important soft skills, such as communication, working in a collaborative team structure, decision making and problem solving, and planning and organizing work. Your internship at Aprilaire will provide you with resume-enhancing skills that make you more marketable to employers after graduation. Aprilaire may even be that employer!

What you should know about an internship at Aprilaire:

    Summer internships typically start at the beginning of the summer break and end by the time you go back to school in the fall. Internships may also be available during the school year. We can be flexible with start and end times based on your individual circumstances.
  • Internships are full-time, Monday through Friday during typical business hours.
  • This is a paid internship.
  • We value the fresh ideas and knowledge you bring to the table, and you’ll have the opportunity to work on projects that are of high importance to our mission of helping everyone breathe healthy air.
  • Our dress code is “dress for the day,” which means you can wear more casual attire to work.
  • You’ll have the opportunity to participate in social outings and volunteering events throughout your internship with your team and with other interns. (Note: These events are temporarily on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic.)
  • You’ll be eligible for employee discounts on Aprilaire products, allowing you to provide friends and family the ability to breathe healthy air.
  • Our Lunch with a Leader program gives you the chance to interact and learn from successful leaders in our business. You’ll also have the opportunity to meet former interns who joined the company after graduation and get their tips and advice on launching your career.
  • You’ll receive instruction on utilizing LinkedIn, resume writing and interview tips, and you’ll receive a free professional headshot for your LinkedIn profile.



As Industrial Engineering Intern, you will work with the Process Engineering team in our Poynette, Wisconsin production facility.  In this role, you will:

  • Perform time and motion studies
  • Create and update SOPs/Work Instructions to document standard processes
  • Create and update process documentation including PFMEAs, control plans, and change control documents
  • Assist in updating existing production layouts using AutoCad
  • Participate in lean and continuous improvement projects
  • Assist in creating and maintaining production reporting tools
  • Assist in creating visual management systems for sub-assemblies and raw materials using Kanban principles

If the below says “Me!”, consider applying today:

  • Student currently enrolled in an Industrial Engineering program preferred; entering junior or senior year
  • Knowledge of Lean tools such as Time/Motion Study, 5S, Kanban, Standardization
  • Motivated to identify waste, propose improvements, and lead / support project implementation
  • Proficiencies in: Microsoft Office Suite including Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Visio
  • Good communication skills; verbal, written and able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization
  • Must be detail oriented, team player, flexible and self-starter with strong interpersonal skills




Corporate Headquarters  

Aprilaire, a Division of Research Product Corporation

1015 East Washington Avenue

P.O. Box 1467

Madison, WI 53701-1467




Applicants have rights under federal and state employment laws:

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)  En Español

Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)  En Español

Wisconsin Family and Medical Leave Act (WFMLA)  En Español

Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA)  En Español


Aprilaire is an E-Verify company 


Position Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Full Time
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