Allegion Steelcraft Summer Co-op/Intern - Enterprise Excellence Department in Cincinnati, Ohio

Steelcraft Summer Co-op/Intern - Enterprise Excellence Department


Posting Title: Summer Intern or Summer Co-op – (Enterprise Excellence Department)


At Allegion, we help keep people safe and secure where they live, work and visit. With more than 25 brands sold in almost 130 countries across the globe, we specialize in security around the doorway and beyond: everything from residential and commercial locks, door closer and exit devices, steel doors and frames to access control and workforce productivity systems.

Allegion provides college students with challenging summer internship assignments and valuable exposure to our company's senior leaders. Through meaningful work projects, our interns are empowered to build diverse skill sets and a strong foundation for a successful and fulfilling career.

Steelcraft transformation. There are multiple transformation efforts in 2017 and 2018 that require heavy resource involvement from the ENEX team. Normal Value Stream Transformation, Warehouse transfer back to the main Plant, and the integration of Republic are critical paths for the business success.


  • Develop and utilize classical I.E. techniques such as

  • Machine capacity analysis and strategies for improvement

  • Develop and maintain time standards

  • Study, analyze, present and implement agreed upon improvement recommendations

  • Work with plant functions to justify and implement capital expenditure projects.

  • Communicate effectively with employees at all levels of the organization

  • Set and achieve goals with minimum supervision.

  • Perform time studies to reduce non-value added motion. Meet with key operators to review findings and redesign workstation.

  • Rebalance the operator work content within the bottleneck operation.

  • Reconfigure/redesign an operation to allow the operators to perform work more efficiently.

  • Design, develop, and implement pull systems through entire department value stream.

  • Create manual simulation (work instructions) to aide in pull system design and train key operators.

  • Ability to work with a diverse cross-section of individuals


  • Pursuing a bachelor's or master’s degree in Mechanical, Manufacturing or Industrial Engineering.

  • Junior year must be complete by the start of the summer internship program for undergraduate candidates. (If you can only accept incoming seniors for your position, then please change sophomore to junior in this qualification)

  • Minimum 3.0 on 4.0 GPA scale.

  • Demonstrated leadership ability and initiative (e.g. school club officer, sports team captain, resident advisor, etc. or exceptional leadership on school/work projects).

  • Strong analytical skills and comfort with complex data

  • Resiliency and ability to adapt quickly

  • Ability to work in a highly collaborative environment

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products

Allegion is a diverse and inclusive environment. We are an equal opportunity employer and we are dedicated to hiring qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. If for any reason you cannot apply through the career site, please click here at for special accommodation.

All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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