Engineering Intern
Waterville, OH 
Posted 10 days ago
Job/Internship Description

Johns Manville is committed to delivering positive and powerful experiences, because we are successful only when our employees and customers thrive. We are passionate, we care about people, we perform at a superior level, and we protect others and our environments.

Pay Range

$30,000.00-$56,250.00 Annual

This is the base salary pay range that an applicant can expect to make upon hire. Pay within this range will vary based upon relevant experience, skills, and education among other factors. In addition, this position is eligible for an incentive bonus.

Johns Manville, a Berkshire Hathaway company (NYSE: BRK.A, BRK.B), is a leading manufacturer and marketer of premium-quality products for building insulation, mechanical insulation, commercial roofing, and roof insulation, as well as fibers and nonwovens for commercial, industrial and residential applications. JM serves markets that include aerospace, automotive and transportation, air handling, appliance, HVAC, pipe and equipment, filtration, waterproofing, building, flooring, interiors and wind energy. In business since 1858, the Denver-based company has annual sales of approximately $4 billion and holds leadership positions in all of the key markets that it serves. JM employs approximately 8,000 people and operates 46 manufacturing facilities in North America, Europe and China.

Interns thrive at JM because we give our employees the ability to do things, they wouldn't be able to anywhere else. As an Engineering Intern in Waterville, OH, you will work side by side with other engineering professionals and plant leadership by participating in hands on activities such as sampling, analysis as well as be responsible for documentation and various plant initiatives.

Project Assignments:

There are many different types of projects that new employees might be assigned to which help them develop new skills and become familiar with Johns Manville operations. Here is a sampling:

  • Ensure appropriate ergonomics are being considered and used in a particular application
  • Assess the environmental impact of potential projects
  • Ensure proper documents are being developed and archived for a project
  • Oversee appropriation requests
  • Oversee acquisition of new equipment or the improvement of existing equipment
  • Oversee a preventive maintenance program
  • Coordinate a process realignment
  • Oversee equipment troubleshooting
  • Oversee process improvement or cost reduction efforts
  • Coordinate capital improvements
  • Project manage engineering initiatives

Position Responsibilities:

  • Candidate will provide engineering services for less complex technical problems and recommend a course of action. Candidate will provide engineering services for more complex problems under direct guidance of higher-level engineering personnel.
  • Take an active part in the planning and execution of engineering projects
  • Originate bid and purchase specifications for equipment and installations, evaluate proposals, prepare purchase requisitions and contracts for approval by higher-level engineering personnel
  • Manage project work, resolve problems with advice from others and manage to schedule and within budget
  • Assist Sr. Engineers on project start-up, check-out, trouble shoot trial operation
  • Provide project status reports, close-out reports, operations and maintenance data as required


  • Pursuing a degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical, Industrial, Ceramic/Materials Science) required.

Ideal candidate will also demonstrate:

  • Solid academic performance
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Solid team skills
  • Strategic and creative thinking


The Johns Manville Internship Program is designed to provide challenging and fulfilling work in your area of expertise. We also offer additional opportunities from community service events, social outings, and intern seminars to allow you to give back, network, and gain a broader understanding of JM and its functions. We take a holistic approach to your development and are committed to providing a valuable experience for both you and the company. At the conclusion of the summer, all interns will have the opportunity to present their achievements to functional leaders at our headquarters in Denver, Colorado. We encourage you to find out why interning with us is such a rewarding experience by checking out the internship page on our website.

Johns Manville (JM) offers a wide range of benefits to employees. Some are subsidized by the company and others are fully employee-paid. Health benefits include a choice of comprehensive medical plans, a dental plan, vision plan, wellness program and critical illness insurance. JM sponsors a 401(k) plan which includes a sizeable company match. JM offers paid vacation and also provides paid sick and parental leave for eligible employees.
Additionally, Johns Manville provides basic life Insurance, short-term and long-term disability coverage, an employee assistance program, and business travel accident coverage. Supplemental life insurance and accidental death and dismemberment insurance are available as well. The company also offers a variety of tax saving accounts; health spending account, traditional flexible spending account, and a dependent care spending account. JM also offers a tuition reimbursement program for undergraduate and certain graduate programs.

Why Johns Manville
Johns Manville is a proud member of the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies, serving customers in more than 80 countries, supplying innovative products to the construction, aerospace, automotive, filtration and energy industries. With a more than 160-year legacy, we understand that our story continues to grow only with the right people saying, thinking and doing the right things. Make your story our story.
Johns Manville believes diversity and inclusion in our workplace is critical for the long-term success of our company. We are committed to retaining, developing and attracting a diverse workforce that fosters an inclusive work environment in which all employees are treated with dignity and respect. This is the right thing to do for our employees, our company and our communities.

Incumbent must be physically able to perform essential job functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.


Position Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
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Full Time
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