Overview

Job Location:
Golden, CO

It’s exciting to work for a company that makes the world measurably better.

We’re committed to bringing safety, quality, and customer focus to the business of advanced ceramics manufacturing.

Job Title

Engineering Co-op-4

This is an opportunity to work for a world class global leader in ceramic part and component engineering. Students will gain a deep understanding of CoorsTek’s manufacturing processes through rotations in our Environmental Health and Safety, Engineering, Manufacturing Operations, Planning, Quality, and Supple Chain groups. Completing hands on projects to solve actual CoorsTek challenges will bring learning to life and reinforce academic progress. On-the-job evaluations and ongoing feedback are provided by supervisors ensuring strong learning and professional development. The end of each term culminates in the presentation of a capstone project to CoorsTek leaders providing evidence of accomplishments.

About Us:

Making the world measurably better…one person at a time.

CoorsTek products and components touch people’s lives in unexpected, awe-inspiring ways. Though most people may not realize it, CoorsTek components enable technological solutions across virtually every industry—from simple items like beverage dispensers and light switches to high-tech items like cell phones and satellites. Chances are, you are using a CoorsTek-enabled technology every day without even knowing it!

We create these amazing solutions by leveraging our expertise in materials science, deploying best-in-class R&D capabilities, and by creating efficient, safe work environments. Most importantly, we employ dedicated, hardworking, and creative individuals. The key component to our success is our people.

It’s exciting to work for a company that makes the world measurably better.

We’re committed to bringing safety, quality, and customer focus to the business of advanced ceramics manufacturing.

Semester 1 Section A

Week 1 – Introduction to CoorsTek through The CoorsTek Academy

  • Presentations and Group Discussions: Leaders from various domains across the company share an Introduction to CoorsTek, The CoorsTek Way (values), CoorsTek Operations Roadmap to Excellence (CORE), Lean Principles, Product Overview, Trade Compliance, Safety Culture and Standards, Quality, and Employee Benefits
  • Hands on Simulations: Technical Trainers and Engineers guide Academy Attendees through Handling Ceramic Parts, Transacting Parts (Computer Systems), Basic Blueprints, GD&T, and Inspection Processes
  • Individual Trainings: Academy Attendees complete individual trainings including compliance related items through Workday Learning
  • Facility Tours: Academy Attendees tour several of CoorsTek’s manufacturing facilities across Golden which cover multiple machining processes and sell into a variety of key markets

Week 2 – Job shadowing

  • Students are paired with CoorsTek leaders and employees across the various domains of focus to observe them in action and build a foundation of understanding to work alongside those teams and contribute to accomplishing project work

Week 3 – Introduction to CoorsTek Systems and Tools

  • Understanding Multi Site Manufacturing and The Model Plant
  • Deeper dive into CORE program and operational metrics related to the Golden manufacturing plants
  • CoorsTek systems training including Workday, QAD, AIC, Kronos, Apriso, Enovia, Tracker, Concur and others

Week 4 – Supervisor Foundations

  • Leading At CoorsTek – Leading with Values, in alignment with company culture and the strategic intent
  • Manufacturing Toolbox (Leading the Work) – Leading in a manufacturing environment with strong communication, KPIs, and problem-solving skills
  • Think Like a Leader (Leading a Team) – Understand your leadership style and tools to lead teams effectively
  • Creating a Powerful Employee Experience – Understand the leaders’ role in creating a powerful employee experience including building belonging, compensation, performance and career development

Week 5 – 11 – Project Work

  • Introduction to support teams for operations. (HR, EHS, Quality, Engineering, Sales, Planning, etc.)
  • Ceramics 101: Forming, Firing, Machining, Finishing, Metallizing, Final Inspection, Shipping
  • Review KPI’s and understand impacts for each metric
  • 360 Job Shadowing
  • Intro to Lean manufacturing, Intro to lean tools
  • Intro to process improvement / efficiency
  • Project – How to identify unnecessary scrap and how to identify inefficiencies
  • Project – Understand manufacturing processes to help implement solutions
  • Project – How to Document/Record process changes (ECR/ECO/ECPB)

PLEASE ONLY APPLY IF YOU DO NOT NEED SPONSORSHIP TO WORK IN THE UNITED STATES NOW OR IN THE FUTURE. WE ARE UNABLE TO CONSIDER CANDIDATES WHO REQUIRE SPONSORSHIP. 

Note: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with the job.

CoorsTek strives to give all qualified applicants equal opportunity and to make selection decisions on job related factors. Do not provide any information on the application which will indicate your race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by law or regulation.

Compensation / Benefits:

In addition to a competitive wage, furnished housing, unparalleled learning, students reside in Golden, Colorado which sits right at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains where they can explore and enjoy a variety of mountain adventures year-round. Golden hosts its own unique historical downtown area and is a short drive to Denver, well known for entertainment options including sports, art, museums, music, restaurants, and a strong culture and love for healthy lifestyles and the great outdoors.

Target Hiring Range

: $0.00 – $0.00

Actual compensation is commensurate with experience, skills and education. CoorsTek strives to give all qualified applicants equal opportunity and to make selection decisions on job related factors. Do not provide any information on the application which will indicate your race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by law or regulation.

If you like working for a company that makes a real difference in the world, you’ll enjoy your career with us!