Industrial Engineer (Intern)

Palo Alto, CA /
Іnternships & Residencies – Internships /
At Matician, our goal is to save people time and energy by circumventing mundane tasks inside the home. We believe that sensors and algorithms are finally good enough that we can apply Level 5 Autonomy and mobility in order to reimagine home devices.  We are building great products to solve real problems and ship them to the people we love. Our mission-driven and tight-knit group values learning and curiosity in a high-risk, high-reward culture.  

We're looking for an Industrial Engineering Intern to join us (pre-launch!) on the ground floor, with runway for huge and immediate impact.

What you'll do

    • Understand requirements and source needs for cross-functional teams (electrical & mechanical engineering; industrial design)
    • Support development of Supplier Selection Matrices
    • Logistics systems management and support
    • Support PFMEA generation for new process technology
    • Support design, development, and document assembly/manufacturing plans
    • Support analysis to quantify the cost savings opportunities and risk mitigation strategies
    • Apply Lean Manufacturing concepts including Kaizen, Kanban, Muda, and 5S

What we look for

    • Preferred field: Industrial Engineering or equivalent
    • Prior work/internship experience in procurement, sourcing, logistics, manufacturing planning
    • Experience with GD&T
    • Six Sigma Green Belt
    • Experience in creating Power BI dashboard
    • Comfort with fast-paced, unstructured startup atmosphere
    • Risk taking, a propensity for learning, and no fear of failure

We'd love to hear from you if...

    • You are genuinely motivated to help those around you
    • You are passionate about learning outside of your normal comfort zones
    • You love diagnosing complex technical issues
    • You are excited to do great work
If you got to this point, we hope you're feeling excited about this opportunity at Matician! Even if you don't feel that you meet every single requirement, we still encourage you to apply. We're eager to meet people who are keen to learn and are passionate about what Matician is building. We want to hear how you can contribute to our team in a variety of ways – not just the above boxes.