Knoll Inc. Knoll CO-OP Program – High School Students in East Greenville, Pennsylvania

Knoll CO-OP Program – High School Students

Tracking Code 1631-056

Job Description

Education Requirement : Qualified applicants must be currently enrolled as a student in an accredited CO-OP program at one of the following technical schools:

  • Western Montgomery Career and Technology Center

  • Upper Bucks County Technical School

  • Lehigh Carbon Technical Institute

Must be at least a junior level in program of study.

Must be at least 16 years of age.

Company Overview

Knoll is a constellation of design-driven brands and people, working together with our clients to create inspired modern interiors. Since 1938, we’ve been thinking about how people interact with their environments, and how their environments impact what they do. Our strength in office systems, seating, furniture, textiles, leather, architectural accessories allows us to compose integrated solutions from products and services that naturally work together.

To learn more, visit www.knoll.com at http://www.knoll.com/ .

Summary

The Knoll CO-OP Program is a three-pronged mission to encourage, educate and provide students with career path opportunities in the manufacturing. The Knoll CO-OP Program was developed in 2017 to provide high school students the opportunity to learn about and contribute to the exciting field of contemporary crafts. The students have a shared focus between manufacturing, logistics, and administration, allowing the apprentice to gain valuable experience in preparation for entry into today’s competitive job market.

Areas of Opportunity:

  • CNC Operations

  • Mechatronics and Engineering

  • Metal Fabrication

  • Wood Fabrication

  • Warehouse, Forklift and Logistics

  • Paint Line and Finishing

Student Goals

  • Receive meaningful, project based work experience.

  • Learn about how manufacturing product production lines are scheduled and run.

  • Meet and interact with staff in various positions.

  • Have the opportunity to have their cover letter and résumé reviewed at the conclusion of the CO-OP program, as well as practice interviewing skills.

  • Students who have successfully completed the program may be considered for permanent employment if positions are available. All interested applicants may apply online at knoll.com/careers.

Scope of Hours

This CO-OP program is a semester long opportunity, with the students working between 15-20 hours a week. Additional hours are available depending on student availability and school program requirements. Work schedule is to be determined within Knoll shift hours, but could span between both shifts:

  • 1 st Shift: 6am - 2pm

  • 2 nd Shift: 2pm - 10pm

Evaluation

CO-OP students shall be provided feedback throughout the program, with formal evaluations at the halfway mark and following completion. The student shall be given the opportunity to give feedback and critique of their experience.

Compensation

This is a paid program. The Knoll staff takes time to educate its CO-OP students as much as possible, sharing previous work experience, reviewing cover letters and resumes, and offering an exit performance interview with constructive criticism. Knoll considers the program as an educational experience and strives to help our students succeed.

Required Skills

Skills and Abilities Required

As a CO-OP student for Knoll you are required to complete all job training criteria for the elements and functions of your assignment. Additional skill sets required are:

  • Must demonstrate communication between all associates on all levels, on all shifts, with written and oral skills.

  • The demonstrated ability to use hand tools or any special application tools developed for specific task.

  • The ability to work and function as a unified work team member under minimal supervision.

  • The ability to perform all required preventive maintenance (if required).

  • Must be able and willing to do all housekeeping and organize a specific work area.

  • The demonstrated ability to read and interpret blueprints and work orders.

  • The demonstrated ability to read and interpret metrics, and provide instructions.

  • Must be responsible for all aspects of safety.

  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office and design applications preferred.

Job Location East Greenville, Pennsylvania, United States

Position Type Co-op

We are an equal opportunity employer.

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.