Toledo, Ohio, United States

Manufacturing Engineering Co-Op (Fall 2020)

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Job ID 54202


Be part of our difference!  At Owens Corning, co-ops are treated like our employees – given real responsibility with the right support to succeed and drive business impact at an Owens Corning manufacturing plant. As a Manufacturing Engineering co-op, you will gain exposure to technical challenges and can drive impact in areas such as: safety leadership, process improvement, productivity, waste elimination, and total productive maintenance.


Engineering Co-ops are placed at an Owens Corning manufacturing plant for approximately 16 weeks during the fall term. Throughout this time, the participant is mentored by seasoned technical professionals and completes assigned project work. Projects will provide participants with direct experience on the technical challenges found in the manufacturing setting and will be in the areas of:

  • Safety leadership
  • Process and product improvement
  • Productivity increases
  • Waste elimination
  • Total Productive Maintenance

In addition, the participant will be expected to develop the following competencies essential to be an effective manufacturing engineer:

  • Creativity
  • Customer driven
  • Analytics & data based decision making
  • Independence and initiative
  • Works effectively and cooperatively with others
  • Elevates performance of self and others
  • Builds rapport for success

Outstanding participants may be offered full-time employment in one of Owens Corning’s Manufacturing focused Early Career Development Programs at the conclusion of their experience, to commence following graduation. The Manufacturing Leadership Program is used to recruit and develop technical and operations leaders for Owens Corning.

Co-op Benefits:

  • Real work experience with challenging and meaningful assignments
  • Networking opportunities and exposure to senior leadership
  • Formal and informal personal and professional development activities
  • Project-specific training
  • Housing stipend
  • Opportunities to give back to the community



  • A Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Ceramics Engineering, Materials Science, or an equivalent field from an accredited school
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Previous relevant internships/co-ops in a manufacturing setting
  • Demonstrated leadership in professional, service, or social organizations
  • Willingness and flexibility to relocate


Participants are based at various manufacturing sites in the US, including: Delmar, NY, Irving, TX, Jackson, TN, Newark, OH, and Waxahachie, TX.

Please note:Applications must be filled out completely—incomplete applications will not be considered. Resumes are welcome, but are not a substitute for completing the application.

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