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2018 Summer Internship - Industrial Engineering

2018 Summer Internship - Industrial Engineering

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Tiffany & Co. is one of the most legendary brands in the world today. With a history that spans back to 1837, Tiffany & Co is a jeweler and specialty retailer, whose merchandise offerings include an extensive selection of jewelry, as well as timepieces, sterling silverware, china, crystal, stationery, fragrances and accessories. Tiffany & Co. operates a manufacturing facility in Cumberland, RI where jewelry products unique to our company are crafted by a diverse workforce.


Inspiring Summer Internship opportunity for a qualified college student currently enrolled at a college or university located in Rhode Island. The Industrial Engineering Intern will provide support to the Process Engineering team through the application of core analysis & Industrial Engineering techniques, including process flow design & mapping, productivity measures & time studies, data collection, and computational analysis. This internship is full-time, May 28, 2018 - August 24, 2018.


  • Study supply chain processes through classic work measurement assessments (i.e. Time Studies, flow charting, and Standard Operating Procedures)
  • Formally and systematically represent complete information for processes and functions studied by means of comprehensive data collection, documentation, and presentation
  • Develop analytical & statistical tools, process flow documentation, reports, and related items to aid this effort
  • Recommend workflow, equipment, or other changes based on analysis to improve material flow, storage & processing capacity, cycle time, and productivity.
  • Provide direct support to Industrial Engineering staff in daily analytical activities & projects through hands on participation in an office & production environment
  • Collaborate with multiple internal departments and interface with various levels of employees & management to complete tasks.  These include root cause/failure analysis, labor & cost assessments, turn time, productivity, layout, and equipment improvements, etc.
  • Present to management on experience at the completion of the Intern period
  • All other duties or projects as assigned


  • The qualified candidate will be working towards a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical/Industrial/ Manufacturing/Electrical Engineering or related field at a college or university located in Rhode Island
  • Proficiency with computer-aided design software, especially AutoCAD 
  • Demonstrated ability to research, review and analyze information from various sources
  • Outstanding communication, organizational, and leadership skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a cross-functional team setting and challenge current processes
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs such as Excel, PowerPoint and Word, and related computer skills