Hayward Industries Plastics Process Engineer Intern in Clemmons, North Carolina

Hayward Pool Products, a division of Hayward Industries, Inc. is the largest manufacturer of residential swimming pool equipment in the world, with a significant presence in the commercial pool market that is continuously growing. Headquartered in Elizabeth, New Jersey, Hayward designs, manufactures and markets a full line of residential and commercial pool and spa equipment including pumps, filters, heating, cleaners, salt chlorinators, automation, lighting, safety, flow control and energy solutions.

For over 80-years, Hayward has been enhancing pool ownership by manufacturing cutting edge, advanced pool and spa equipment. Hayward listens to our customers’ needs and makes sure they are implemented during the design and manufacturing process. The goal is to become the preferred brand of choice with every residential and commercial swimming pool and spa.

Working at Hayward

Position Overview:

One of the most rewarding ways to jump-start a career is to participate in a comprehensive internship program. Hayward Industries offers a competitive internship program that gives students a chance to gain hands-on experience in a professional environment.

Interns with Hayward not only gain industry experience, but also are part of a collaborative, team-based environment. Hayward takes pride in our personal approach and the close-knit relationships prevalent in our diverse workplace. Hayward interns have the opportunity to work for the largest manufacturer of residential swimming pool equipment in the world. Hayward designs and markets a complete line of state-of-the-art swimming pool equipment including pumps, filters, heaters, cleaners, control systems, chlorinators, lighting, skimmers and drains. In addition to pool products, Hayward has a separate divison devoted to industrial flow control products and components. Research and development of innovative products and engineering of industry leading processes are at the forefront of Hayward's corporate goals.

The Hayward Internship Program is a comprehensive summer program that offers numerous benefits:

  • A week-long intern orientation that familiarizes interns with Hayward Industries

  • Competitive pay

  • A Mentor Program to help ease transition and answer any questions

  • The possibility of travel in the United States

  • Numerous opportunities for networking both internally and externally

  • Numerous program events, including company sporting events, concerts, community service projects, game nights, and other social events

  • A weekly and end-of-summer review process that assists interns in leaving the internship with a clear understanding of their progress

  • The opportunity to turn an internship into a full-time job upon graduation

This Intern position will support manufacturing process engineering in injection molding and blow molding as assigned. Working closely with a mentor engineer and cross-functionally with a wide variety of disciplines, he/she will be exposed to all areas of manufacturing including product design and material specification, prototyping, tooling, injection molding, blow molding, secondary operations, decorating operations, assembly operations and finished good pack-out.

Major Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Develop new processes, evaluate existing processes, and identify opportunities for improvement

  • Conduct process design of experiments and evaluate resulting data

  • Design prototype injection molding tooling for 3D printing

  • At the conclusion of the internship create a presentation outlining accomplishments and present it to the Operations Management Team


  • Rising Jr. or Sr. working toward a Plastics Engineering Degree

  • Intermediate understanding of thermoplastics, injection molding, and blow molding

  • Intermediate knowledge of plastics engineering tools like mold filling simulation and plastic part design

  • Basic knowledge of statistics

  • Basic Knowledge of solid modeling software systems preferably SolidWorks

  • Problem solving ability

  • Computer literacy in the use of presentation and program management software

  • Strong interpersonal, communication and analytical skills

  • Currently Enrolled at a 4 year institution

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