Textron 2019 Intern - Quality in Detroit, Michigan

2019 Intern - Quality


Kautex - a division of Textron (TXT) - is headquartered in Bonn, Germany, and rated among the TOP 100 Automotive Suppliers worldwide. Kautex is a leading global supplier of plastic fuel systems, selective catalytic reduction systems (SCR) and clear vision systems and sensor cleaning solutions. Furthermore, the company produces and supplies camshafts and industrial packaging. Kautex operates in 14 countries with more than 6,000 employees.

Job Summary:

We are a seeking a Quality Engineering intern to join our team in our team in the US production facilities. The candidate will perform tasks under the supervision of a Kautex Quality Engineer and will work closely with the Manufacturing teams.

Potential Locations for placement include but are not limited to Detroit MI, Muskegon MI, Troy MI, Avilla IN, San Antonio TX, Lavonia GA


  • Process and Controlplan Audits

  • Lab procedures /equipment communization

  • Corrective actionverification – based upon A3 submissions

  • Administrative tasks- Data mining/Trend Studies (Warranty and BCAQ systems)

  • Administrative tasks– Wiki page updates and population of key reports w/tracking of status (PPAC,A3’s, etc…)

  • At least ONE special project – Variability reduction


Position Requirements:

  • Pursuing Bachlor's degree in Quality Systems Management, Metallurgy or other related discipline

  • Preference given to candiates who possess skills in Automotive Electronic Systems, Software Development / Validation, Thermal Management, Robotics / Automation, and Materials Science.

  • Previous manufacturing experience an asset

  • Microsoft application skills

  • Professional competencies required: Learning on the Fly, Compassion, Dealing with Ambiguity, Drive for Results, Organization.

EEO Statement

Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise, have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Job Quality

Primary Location US-Michigan-Detroit

Other Locations US-Michigan-Muskegon, US-Georgia-Lavonia, US-Michigan-Troy

Recruiting Company Kautex

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 265513