Columbia Manufacturing Research and Development Engineering Intern

Tacoma, Washington


Gensco, a family-owned and operated wholesale distributor and manufacturer servicing the HVAC industry for 70+ years, is excited to announce an internship opportunity for a Manufacturing Research and Development Engineering Intern! Gensco’s Internship Program provides an amazing, hands-on opportunity to become familiar with our business and industry! Gensco’s Paid Internship Opportunity offers: • Assist in the startup of new manufacturing products • Aid in the research work necessary to develop new or refined products • Assist in the follow through to actual production • Contribute to the design and implementation of new or improved production processes. • Study and conduct tests on current equipment, material, parts, and components. • Regular meetings and ongoing interaction with the Manager to learn more about Gensco’s business, career growth, and development opportunities throughout the company. Interns who successfully complete the Internship Program may be considered for full-time employment following graduation. If you desire to be part of a winning, successful team and value collaboration, continual personal and professional growth, along with a fun, family oriented work environment, we want to meet you! Apply today and join our amazing team for an incredible internship opportunity.


  • Four year degree or working toward four year degree in related field
  • Excellent computer skills Proactive, self-motivated, able to recognize issues and resolve or escalate appropriately
  • Ability to represent Gensco professionally to all levels of partnering companies
  • Strong decision making abilities - understands impact and implications of decisions
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to operate computer terminal, personal computer and office machines
  • Able to work sitting or standing and move freely throughout the facility(s)
  • Able to lift and carry equipment, supplies and inventory on a frequent basis Demonstrated ability to manage details and meet deadlines with 100% accuracy in a multi-task environment
  • Customer service-oriented approach, responds to requests with a sense of urgency
  • Able to use electronic calculator, computer terminal, personal computer, etc.
  • Must be comfortable working in a team oriented, fast paced, multiple task and customer focused environment
  • Willing to “think out of the box” and identify process improvement opportunities
  • Requires the ability move freely about the facility, work sitting or standing, operate basic business machines, and lift and carry office supplies

Equal Opportunity Employer

Our team members enjoy excellent wages and a comprehensive benefits package.
Benefits include health care coverage, LTD, 401k Profit Sharing Retirement plan, paid vacation, paid holidays and paid sick leave.
Come join our successful team!
Gensco is an equal opportunity employer.

Tips for the Application Process

  • May take between 10 and 15 minutes to complete
  • In order to expedite the process please prepare these items prior to starting the application
    • Past Employment information including list of job duties and contact info
    • List of 3 references with contact information
    • Education background information