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Controls Engineering Intern

Brand:  Industrial Automation
Company:  Matthews International Corporation
Line of Business:  MAS Warehouse Automation

Cincinnati, OH, US, 45227


The Controls Engineering Intern (paid internship) provides support to the Controls Engineering team and assists with various conveyor systems projects. These projects will provide the intern an opportunity to learn the fundamentals of Controls Engineering.  The Intern will assist in PLC programming, field commissioning, I/O and graphical checkouts. They will gain knowledge of and interact with engineering and other business professionals throughout the internship.


  • Supports day-to-day operations of the Controls Engineering department developing a general understanding of all aspects of controls engineering, including policies, procedures and processes. 
  • Assist in the development of controls engineering projects for material handling systems.
  • Provides assistance with special projects as needed. 
  • Additional duties are assigned.


  • Current enrollment in graduate or undergraduate degree program in an engineering related field at a recognized college or university.
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite, Outlook & Internet applications.
  • Basic analytical, prioritizing, interpersonal, problem-solving, presentation, and planning skills.
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills (including analysis, interpretation, & reasoning).
  • Ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with other Matthews employees.
  • Ability to work under direct supervision within a team in a fast-paced environment.
  • Self-motivated with critical attention to detail.
  • Must have current driver’s license. 



  • Regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk, hear and see.  
  • Regularly/Occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. (Standard is 10lbs, modify as needed)
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Regularly/Occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, extreme cold & heat, risk of electrical shock, and toxic or caustic chemicals.
  • The noise level in the work environment may be high.
  • * Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

Our Warehouse Automation group, Matthews Automation Solutions, delivers advanced software and control solutions that improve efficiency in the physical processing of orders for retail and ecommerce distribution centers. Matthew Automation Solutions’ portfolio - including brands Lightning Pick, Pyramid, and Compass Engineering – deliver solutions for high-performance order picking, assembly and sortation, as well as warehouse control and execution systems to maximize material flow and order fulfillment throughput. 

We are in search of Controls Engineering Intern  for Matthews Automations Solutions… 

Matthews International affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.  Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled. 

Matthews International endeavors to make our employment website and application process accessible to all users and applicants.  In doing so, Matthews International provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you have a disability and require a reasonable accommodation or assistance completing the application process, please contact a member of our Human Resource Team.

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati