Manufacturing Engineering Intern at Komatsu America Corp.
-Working with the Manufacturing Engineering team as an intern completing several individual projects.
-The first project being the coordination of a new layout and paint schedule of the Komatsu mining assembly line. The project included talking with the workers and painters to create definite areas for the purpose of spacing of assemblies, staging of parts, and structure of equipment.
-The second project involved the removal of work from a main assembly line into the sub-assembly line to remove bottlenecks as well as bring work back into Komatsu that was previously outsourced. Involved the coordination of workers, time studies, logistical analysis, and fixture design.
-Several other small projects include the purchasing and design of new satellite tanks, updating Komatsu layouts, and assisting in everyday jobs.