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IT Intern

Reading, PA

Hi, I’m Allan, looking for a Summer 2024 IT Intern.


Who Am I?

I am a technology professional passionate about delivering systems that provide solutions for systems that drive manufacturing.


My team develops and supports programs that are used on a daily basis to create recipes, schedule machines, collect data on a process, and validate quality for various manufacturing processes.


We are currently working to modernize our older Manufacturing Systems with current Microsoft technologies while adding additional and valuable functionality to the existing systems


What Do We Do?

  • Business Unit: Information Technology – Infrastructure & Administration
  • My team supports over 20 custom manufacturing systems developed internally or with vendor support to provide quality production. 
  • We also develop new systems for new machines and new processes
  • My team works with the manufacturing department and engineering to implement systems with a high level of automation.
  • My team is currently working to upgrade 10 systems over the next 3 years.


Ongoing Projects

  • We are working on projects of 6-2 years in duration to upgrade systems that run 1 to 70 machines.
  • We work in an agile basis and utilize best practices for application development.
  • We Utilize DevOps in the management of the code and delivery, we develop test plans and test execution scripts.
  • We work closely with users and SMEs to assure issues are identified and resolved prior to code deployment.


Your Role as an Intern

You will be a part of a dynamic team, supporting the following tasks:

  • Manufacturing Execution System Program Development (develop programs/code for systems used in manufacturing to provide a function required)
  • .net, Blazor, Web programming with SQLServer data stores


Our Value Proposition

This position will allow you to develop and build expertise in the following core skills:

  • Adaptability – You will track, prioritize, and drive multiple concurrent projects to success, while working in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.
  • Problem Solving – Develop your critical thinking and analytical skills to assess safety in the manufacturing environment, recommend solutions or next steps, and identify best practices to achieve the value of ZERO injuries. 
  • Active Learner – Ability and appetite to learn quickly is critical as you expand your knowledge and build your skill sets.
  • Communication – Create effective verbal and written communications in and across project teams. Organize and present results to small and large audiences throughout the organization.
  • Collaboration – You will work closely with multiple departments and teams on the manufacturing floor, requiring strong partnership skills.


What Do We Require?

You Must Be:

  • Currently enrolled in a bachelor’s degree program majoring in Computer Science, Engineering or Management Information Systems or related fields
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Willing and able to work on-site at our Reading, PA location.
  • Individuals with experience deriving solutions from problem statements and creating requirements from user input are preferred
  • US Citizen or US Green Card Holder.


Pay Range

Hourly rates are based on: 1 – Program of study; 2 – Degree type (i.e., Bachelor’s); 3 – Progression in degree (i.e., 1st year, 2nd year, etc.).


The range for this position is $18.50-$23.50 per hour.


Commuting/Housing Assistance (If Eligible)


Interns who must commute to work from outside the immediate Reading, PA area (over 50 miles one-way), will be paid a one-time lump sum payment of $2,400 (less applicable taxes) as excessive commute allowance. Interns who choose to temporarily relocate from outside the immediate Reading, PA area (moving over 50 miles one-way), will be paid a one-time lump sum payment of $4,800 (less applicable taxes) as a housing allowance. If applicable, this payment would be made during the first payroll cycle, which would be three or four weeks following the internship start date.


Carpenters Commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging


At Carpenter Technology, We Are One Company for All.


Carpenter Technology has a culture that builds on the different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives of all employees to drive performance. Our commitment to diversity, inclusion, and belonging is woven into our Core Values of dignity and respect for all. By embracing our diverse perspectives, we accelerate the creation of innovative solutions that deliver value to our customers.


Carpenter Technology Company offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package including life, medical, dental, vision, flexible spending accounts, disability coverage, 401k with company contributions as well as many other options to employees.


Carpenter Technology Corporation’s policy is to fully and effectively maintain a program of equal employment opportunity and nondiscrimination for all employees, to employ affirmative action for all protected classes, and to recruit and develop the best qualified persons available regardless of age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, political affiliation or any other characteristic protected by law. The Company also will recruit, develop and provide opportunities for qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans.

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