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With more than 1,700 employees at 16 locations worldwide, we are one of the market-leading manufacturers of innovative coating technology. Do-it-yourselfers, craftsmen and industrial customers all over the world trust in our innovative products, resource-saving technologies and our personal, fast service. We know that inspiring technology only comes from inspired people. In our quest for ever new, forward-looking technologies, we therefore need talented people who think and act like us: enthusiastic all-rounders, thinkers and doers, technicians and tinkerers who, in all their diversity, respect, trust and complement each other in order to shape the future of coating technology together.

Sounds convincing? Then convince us! We look forward to receiving your application.

Continuous Improvement Intern

Plymouth, MN, US, 55447



Thank you for your interest in Wagner. We always have our eyes open for talented people who want to learn, grow and expand their capabilities with Wagner.

Wagner is small enough that you matter and large enough for you to make a difference.

Wagner Spray Tech believes that people represent a company's most important asset. At Wagner, we strive to create an organization where everyone participates and efforts are focused toward continuous improvement. These improvements are driven by dedication, teamwork, and the innovation of the Wagner family.

Our company participates in the US government's E-Verify process. In addition, all offers of employment are contingent on a drug test and background check.



Wagner interns can take advantage of our On-site:

  • Fitness center
  • Café


Position Objective:

Internship position responsible for assisting the Production Director and Supervisors to achieve the below objective: Continuously improving production systems to ensure that daily operations are capable of meeting demand expectations. Must hold paramount achieving customer excellence and employee safety. Provide Supervisory team support in daily operations, develop and implement improvement projects in current assembly lines and machining areas.



  • Lead lean initiatives including demand-driven continuous flow, 5-S, and elimination of wastes through the use of lean principles
  • Track progress by the use of setting goals and tracking progress to ensure goals are met
  • Supporting the daily production expectations and plan with supervisors
  • Plan and execute standard work development with Manufacturing Engineers
  • Plan and execute shop transformation projects. i.e. full line relocations with operations team
  • Work with supervisors and operators to identify and execute cost reduction projects and/or ergonomic process improvements


Education and Experience:

  • In pursuit or has a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Manufacturing Engineering Degree. Business Admin degree is acceptable for the Continuous Improvement Intern. Completed most or all upper division courses
  • Past work in an assembly environments desirable, not required


Wagner is an equal opportunity employer and believes in equal opportunity for all employees and applicants. Accordingly, all employment decisions are based on the principles of equal opportunity. These decisions include recruitment, selection, promotion, transfer, discipline, compensation, benefits, training and other personnel actions involving persons in all job titles and shall occur without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, military status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and any other characteristic protected by state or local law. Our Company is committed to following any additional state requirements regarding this topic. No individual will be denied nor receive special employment opportunities based on membership status in any protected category. 

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis