Engineering Co-Op at Kohler Co.

Posted in Other 19 days ago.

Location: Hattiesburg, Mississippi

Job Description:

Engineering Co-Op

Work Mode: Onsite


Hattiesburg, MS


A co-op in this role will be utilizing learned skill sets, school training, and applying technical knowledge to a high paced production environment where product quality, cost effectiveness, Safety, and Production requirements all interact to produce a product. All of this learning, data gathering, and report submission will funnel through the engineering mentor that is assigned to each co-op.  A typical term in the engineering field will include 1-2 major projects (based on size and complexity) and a few smaller projects in which simple test qualifications would be performed.


  • Document the manufacturing processes using the operation certification process.

  • Assist in the daily support of part manufacturing or engine assembly.

  • Perform capability studies on manufacturing processes to include part measurement and data analysis.

  • Update job instructions and other process documentation.

  • Analyze process information to identify root causes and implement actions for improvement.

  • Design quote and purchase project related items.

  • Determine manufacturing cell layouts or overall plant layouts.

  • Identify and implement ergonomic improvements.

  • Use CAD software for designing and detailing. 

  • Support design verification testing including writing laboratory work requests overseeing test progress and providing direct involvement in test activities.

  • At completion of tests prepare summary documentation including conclusions and recommendations. Communicate results to design engineers.

  • Maintain project records; prepare technical reports on completed tasks document data and reports in Engineering Archive.

  • Work with other engineers and technicians to coordinate design engineering activities for timely achievement of product development goals.

  • Personally demonstrate and drive the Kohler Core Competencies.


Progress toward degree in Mechanical, Industrial, or Electrical Engineering

  • Demonstrated strong mechanical aptitude 

  • Solid computer skills
  • Must be a full-time student

  • Applicants must be authorized to work in the US without requiring sponsorship now or in the future.

    Why Work at Kohler Co.?

    Kohler Co.'s mission is to contribute to a higher level of gracious living for those who are touched by our products and services. We understand that it takes investment in our associates' development to make that happen.  So, we offer ongoing investment in each individual's personal development and the opportunity to collaborate with others across functions and roles at Kohler.  

    In addition to the investment in your development, Kohler offers a benefits package including a competitive salary, health, vision, dental, 401(k) with company matching, and more!

    About Us

    Beyond the competitive benefits and compensation, Kohler proudly offers a rich history, steeped in creativity and a commitment to our associates and communities.  We invite you to learn more about our culture and company at

    It is Kohler's policy to recruit, hire, and promote qualified personnel in all job classifications without regard to race, creed, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, disability or veteran status.  If, as an individual with a disability, you need reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact

    .  Kohler Co. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  

    We invite you to learn more about equal employment opportunity by reviewing the Federal EEO is the Law and the EEO is the Law Supplement .