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The Productivity Team interviewing for Interns at Caterpillar

On Wednesday, September 26, 2012 11:00 AM-1:00 PM - The Productivity Team is coming back on campus hoping to hire more students for internship positions.  Our Career Services office is putting up a table in the hall for them in Benilde to meet students and provide information.

The Productivity Team (TPT) is an established engineering consulting service and training firm delivering leading-edge Lean Implementation strategies (a manufacturing style) for companies of all sizes and at all stages. Company website:

One of their biggest clients is Caterpillar. With 2011 sales and revenues of $60.138 billion, Caterpillar is the world's leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. The company also is a leading services provider through Caterpillar Financial Services, Caterpillar Remanufacturing Services, Caterpillar Logistics Services and Progress Rail Services. Company website:

Student Internship Opportunities:

TPT’s Objective: To bring on intelligent, hard working, skillful, professional, future leaders wanting to grow, develop, and obtain exposure to different types of industries, meanwhile strengthening their academic skills to provide them with successful tools needed in all career fields. We aim to provide educational and professional development within the community.

Student Exposure/Opportunities for Growth: You will have the chance to work in/gain experience with such areas as finance, accounting, budget tracking, project management, marketing, data analysis, purchasing/economics, process mapping, scheduling, logistics, work instructions creation, lean manufacturing knowledge, professional presentation experience, and beyond.

Job Description:

  • 20+ hours- depending on performance and student's schedule
  • Immediate long term opportunities available, as well as summer positions
  • Both opportunities are paid internship positions
  • Working at Caterpillar Joliet Facility - Advance Component and Systems Division

TPT Student Expectations: We are looking for applicants with strong academics, a solid work ethic, a “self-starting” mentality, accuracy in their work, who keep their word and display punctuality and date adherence.

Lewis University Contacts:

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