Intern, Process Engineer 

LOCATION: Riverside / Missouri (US-MO), United States | BRAND: New York Air Brake | REQUISITION ID: 5913 | JOB GRADE: 0  | ON-SITE/REMOTE: On-site 



New York Air Brake has been serving the rail industry since 1890 with innovative train control systems. Headquartered in Watertown, New York, with operations in Springfield and Kansas City, Missouri; Irving, Texas; West Chicago, Illinois and a brand new, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Salisbury, North Carolina. Known for innovation, quality, customer focus, and safety, NYAB continues to grow and offer career opportunities in a people-first environment.



Our interns start in May and work through August. You can expect 40 hours per week plus lots of fun. There is something for everyone as a summer intern at the Kansas City Service Center.


Essential Functions

  • Evaluate product improvement or cost optimization projects by conducting trials, including development of trial plans and authoring trial reports
  • Assist with machine shutdowns and start-ups
  • Monitor, assess, analyze, and optimize process quality and conditions
  • Monitor, assess, and analyze process variability
  • Reduce environmental impact
  • Provide technical support for key departments
  • Utilize problem-solving and analytical skills to achieve department initiatives.
  • Provide process engineering support to increase manufacturing capacity, improve safety/quality, and reduce manufacturing costs.
  • Leverage process engineering capability to support production process continuous improvement using operational excellence tools.
  • Support capital project work from scoping through installation under technical supervision
  • Assist in the design and technical supervision of plant studies and contribute to the design of the final project installation.

Skills and Competencies

  • Understanding of 5S methodology and Lean manufacturing principles.
  • Strong communication and customer service skills
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills


Degree: Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Technology with a 3.0 or higher GPA

Minimum Year: Entering Junior year



Our internships are not all work. New York Air Brake, Kansas City Service Center, is located in Riverside, Missouri. We are just a few minutes from Downtown Kansas City. Take a stroll through the historic River Market area with cuisine from around the world and its unique shops. Ride the street car through downtown to the Power and Light District for concerts, dining and night life or visit Berkely Riverfront Park and take in a game at CPKC Stadium – the first women’s professional soccer stadium in the world. Looking for some more summer fun? Visit the Kauffman Sports Complex to watch the Royals play and visit Arrowhead Stadium, home of the Kansas City Chiefs. Top it off with world class shopping at Zona Rosa or at the Country Club Plaza! The City of Fountains is waiting for you!


Then join us! We look forward to receiving your online application!


New York Air Brake LLC is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

Nearest Major Market: Kansas City