Operations Engineering Coop

Date: Mar 4, 2023

Location: St. Paul – Minnesota, US, 55127

Company: Heraeus

Operations Engineering Coop
Location White Bear Lake
Full-Time/ Part-Time


About Heraeus

Solutions from the Heraeus Group provide faster internet, rid water of germs, and keep hearts beating in time. As a broadly diversified and globally leading family-owned technology company, we combine materials expertise and cutting-edge technologies to create products used all over the world with one thing in common: World-class quality.

About Heraeus Medevio

Together we improve lives. At Heraeus Medevio, we bring lifesaving and life-changing medical devices to market through partnerships with medical device manufacturing companies. Backed by Heraeus Group, a FORTUNE Global 500 listed company, we are committed to the growth of our teams and organization by providing an open space for open minds.


To reach our vision of improving 100 million lives every year, we foster a culture of curiosity that thrives on challenge, continuous learning, growth, and the opportunity to try new things. With sites in the United States, European Union, and Asia, and over 2,200 employees worldwide, together, we will meet tomorrow's challenges today.


What you'll get to do every day:

  • Supporting the optimization of process flows, line layouts, staffing, and work station design to improve product scalability and accommodate changes in product volume.
  • Driving process improvements on new and existing products to improve capability, repeatability, quality, and cost using LEAN and Six Sigma methodologies.
  • Conducting cost/benefit analysis for changes to processes and/or equipment as part of the identification, evaluation, and prioritization support of operational improvement opportunities.
  • Reviewing and supporting the Medevio CAPTURE program to evaluate, prioritize, and implement continuous improvement opportunities identified by various individuals from all cross-functional groups across the facility.
  • We have openings within Manufacturing, Continous Improvement and Quality engineering co-ops.


What we're looking for in you:

  • Students must be enrolled in a Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Biomedical Engineering program
  • Must be willing and able to work on-site (some remote work may be possible)
  • Must be willing and able to work full-time during co-op duration 
  • Strong analytical skills & mechanical aptitude
  • Driven to learn about real-world application of academic engineering concepts



Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis