• Welcome to Fergus Falls Area Chamber of Commerce

    The Fergus Falls Area Chamber of Commerce is a membership based organization which serves its member businesses and the community. We are located in the heart of West Central Minnesota’s premier lakes country destination, Otter Tail County. With its nearly 1100 lakes, rivers, streams and trails offering an abundance of recreational options, its a great place to grow your business.

    We serve as the lead advocate and resource for our members and to create partnerships that foster a healthy business climate.

  • Industrial/Manufacturing Intern

    Posted: 10/12/2020

    Engineering/Manufacturing Intern (FT or PT)
    Vector Windows is looking for an Industrial/Mechanical Engineer Intern for the Fergus Falls, MN production facility.
    Essential Duties:

    • Assist current engineers in all aspects of manufacturing and design processes.
    • Provide general production support for fabrication and assembly areas.
    • Assist Maintenance Personnel with diagnosing equipment to maximize uptime efficiency.
    • Troubleshoot quality issues by performing root cause analysis using lean tools.
    • Weigh in on situations that need technical assistance.
    • Participate in hands-on problem solving and resolution.
    • Report and facilitate correction of out-of-specification conditions.
    • Assist with continuously improving the quality of the products by developing and implementing standards.
    • Review and analyze current state process flow and shop floor layout to make suggestions for improvement through elimination of waste.
    • Assist in the selection and implementation of tooling and fixtures.
    • Participate in capital equipment justification as needed.
    • Contribute to planning and implementation of preventive and corrective actions for reducing scrap, rework, and down time.
    • Adeptness to make data driven decisions.
    • Research and suggest ideas for new technology.
    Essential Qualifications:
    • Pursuing an Industrial, Manufacturing, or Mechanical Engineering (or related) degree from an accredited program.
    • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills to act as a liaison between engineering, production, marketing, purchasing, and members of the manufacturing team.
    • Hands on learner with mechanical aptitude.
    • Ability to read, interpret, and work from blueprints, schematics, and drawings.
    • CAD experience helpful.
    • Experience with MS Excel, Word, and Outlook.
    • MS Project and Visio experience a plus.
    • Education or experience using Lean Tools (Cause – Effect, Pareto, Histogram, Check Sheet, Flow Chart) a plus.

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