INTERN, Quality 

LOCATION: Westminster / Maryland (US-MD), United States | BRAND: Knorr Brake Company | REQUISITION ID: 5097 | JOB GRADE:0  | ON-SITE/REMOTE: On-site 



Knorr Brake Company is the innovative leader in the manufacture and supply of braking systems, passenger doors and climate-control equipment for all types of Mass Transit customers such as: METRO, Light Rail Vehicles, High-Speed Trains, Commuter Rail and Monorail Vehicles for the North America market. We’re part of the Knorr-Bremse Group, the global leader in braking technologies. As part of our team, you’ll collaborate with a world of talented and dedicated colleagues whose sense of purpose complements your own. You’ll find rewarding opportunities, diverse experiences, partnerships, and an unwavering commitment to ethics and integrity. Innovation is part of our DNA. Achievement drives our culture. Learn more today at!



Internships have a lasting impact on our team at Knorr Brake Company The summer internship program provides the opportunity to make big contributions that help us deliver advanced transit rail solutions now and in the future. We value innovation, team players, and people with the passion to dig in when presented with new opportunities. We work hard and we play hard; we have a number of community events and fun activities that foster a positive, people-first environment.  When it comes down to it, being a KBC employee means walking onto most any rail transit car in the country and knowing you were a part of making that train stop safely, the doors open reliably, and the interior environment the most comfortable it can be.


You will work as an individual and as part of a project team, while receiving regular feedback in preparation for a final presentation to company leaders.


Essential Functions

  • Create inspection plans based on Engineering drawings
  • Create/update PFMEAs 
  • Review work instructions for adequacy and make updates as required
  • Review Engineering drawings for adequacy 
  • Review Non-Conforming material and make usage decision
  • Conduct routine cell and 5S audits
  • Complete capability and gage R&R studies
  • Review failure data and develop trend data to drive improvements
  • Conduct Verification and Validation Tests.


Skills and Competencies

  • Understand requirements analysis, allocation, and traceability.
  • Understand engineering analysis
  • Understands imperial and metric units of measure.
  • Understand configuration management.
  • Has the ability to read and interpret engineering drawings and schematics.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint.



Degree: Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technology, Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Indstrial Engineering with a 3.0 or higher GPA

Minimum Year: Entering Junior year

What does Knorr Brake Company have to offer you?

- Competitive Health Benefits, including Medical, Prescription, Dental, Vision and Virtual visits
- Company-paid Basic Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
- Company-paid Short-Term Disability Coverage
- Voluntary life, Disability and other Supplemental coverages
- Identity Theft and Legal Protection benefits
- Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
- Health Savings Accounts
- Generous 401(k) plan
- Tuition Reimbursement
- Free corporate passes to the Baltimore Zoo and Aquarium
- Free gym membership
- Additional discounts include cellular, auto, theme park & attraction tickets, local restaurants, bank partnerships, etc.
- Generous Paid Time Off
- Paid “KBC Cares” Volunteer Time Off
- 12 company-paid holidays (includes full week between Christmas and New Year’s)
- Monthly employee welfare events and corporate outreach (Crab Feast, Take Your Daughters and Sons to Work Day, Chili Cook-Off, etc.)


Knorr Brake Company 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: Baltimore