Intern, Manufacturing Engineer 

LOCATION: Salisbury / North Carolina (US-NC), United States | BRAND: New York Air Brake | REQUISITION ID: 5670 | JOB GRADE: 0  | ON-SITE/REMOTE: On-site 


Since 1890, New York Air Brake has been an innovative leader in the heavy-haul railroad industry. As a member company of Knorr-Bremse –the world’s leading manufacturer of braking systems for rail and commercial vehicles--New York Air Brake is recognized worldwide as a Center of Competence for heavy-haul freight railroad control systems. From multiple locations, we serve customers across the United States, Canada, and Mexico—reaching clear across the globe to South America, Africa, the Middle East, China, and Australia. Our talented, diverse, and dedicated teams develop innovative solutions to the challenges facing our customers. Join us in our next steps.



Internships have a lasting impact on our team at New York Air Brake! The summer internship program for students in their Junior or Senior year of study provides the opportunity to make big contributions to our manufacturing facilities that help us deliver advanced freight rail braking solutions now and in the future. We value innovation, team players, and people with the passion to dig in when presented with new opportunities.


This is your opportunity to make a big impact on improving the quality of how the latest generation of locomotive and freight car braking systems are manufactured. You can expect challenging work and an insider’s view into your future profession. You will work individually and as part of a project team while receiving regular feedback in preparation for a final presentation to company leaders.



Pay range for the Engineering Intern/Co-op position is dependent on your upcoming fall school year:

BS Junior $20.00 
BS Senior $22.00 



Responsibilities will include:

  • Manufacturing equipment development
  • Assembly & Test fixture design
  • Cell layout and design
  • Lean Manufacturing
  • Manufacturing process support
  • Manufacturing process analysis and design
  • Oral and written communications of analytic results and creation of formal reports


Required Skills:

  • Understanding of pneumatic, hydraulic and simple electronic systems
  • Drawing Tools – AutoCAD or equivalent
  • Microsoft Office – Excel, PowerPoint, Word, VISIO
  • Hands-on skills with mechanical tools


Required Experience:

Presently attending an accredited college or university with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.



Degree Program: Mechanical, Manufacturing Engineering, or Industrial Engineer degree with at least a 3.00 GPA

Minimum Year: Junior



Our internships are not all work. Our Premtec facility is centrally located between Charlotte and Greensboro areas of North Carolina where there are easy drives to sunny beaches and beautiful mountains. Our summer interns begin work as early as the end of May and work up until the middle of August. Expect 40 hours per week and a competitive salary. You will take part in special events, & outings, take advantage of wellness & workout programs in our fitness facility. There is something for everyone as a summer intern in Salisbury.


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: Charlotte