The Watts Water Technologies family of brands designs and manufactures valves , drains , and related products and solutions that promote the comfort and safety of people and the quality, conservation, and control of water used in commercial, residential, industrial, and municipal applications. Everything we design is made to keep the Earth’s most precious resource safer, cleaner, and more useful for our customers , our communities, and our planet .
The Watts Internship Program is strategically designed to provide you with the opportunity to utilize what you have learned in the classroom while gaining a true understanding of the business world by applying those key principles through hands-on experience. During the internship, students will gain exposure to and impact operations. There will be many chances to network with like-minded professionals in manufacturing, industrial engineering, and beyond to stimulate your mind through cross-departmental collaboration .
What’s In It for You
People-First Culture – Enriching and caring for people is at the core of who we are; this includes executing our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) strategy, and providing you with meaningful career growth opportunities, a positive and safe work environment, and affirmation that you are heard, valued, and respected.
Paid Holidays – Celebrate the holidays with your loved ones and still get paid! You will receive the following paid holidays off during your time as an Intern with Watts. Where a holiday falls during the weekend, it will be observed on an adjacent weekday.
Lunch and Learns – Throughout your internship, there will be opportunities for you to sign up to learn and network with some of the key strategic leaders and thought partners within our core operating model!
Sustainability – For three years in a row, Watts has been named one of "America's Most Responsible Companies" by Newsweek. Join our journey as we continue to distinguish Watts as a responsible and committed corporate citizen.
What You’ll Do
The Total Rewards and HRIS Intern will support the Total Rewards team with projects and activities that enhance the company's continued growth and operations. You will gain hands on experience with the compensation, benefits and HRIS operations. You will engage in mentorship and networking opportunities with leaders across the organization, and you will acquire experience and insight into our Total Rewards Team. You will have exposure to the following components during your internship:
Total Rewards and Compensation Structure – Learn the Total Rewards compensation structure, job profile and job banding systems
Human Capital Management and HR Systems Experience – Gain experience with the HRIS learning to understand how the HCM operates
HR Data Analytics – Analyze HR data and metrics needed to help evaluate our people
Benefits Support – Support and assist with basic employee benefits, including health and retirement
Human Resources Policy and Procedural Creation – Identify opportunities to enhance and improve HR policies, procedures, and programs
HR Operations Support – Support the Human Resources team with day-to-day operations
Interdepartmental Collaboration – Work collaboratively with various departments across the organization
The internship will be approximately 13 weeks, and during your time with Watts, you will focus on the following:
Assist with company-wide job profile project, including, but not limited to:
Compensation band reviews
Assist in the executive of projects and in the design, implementation, and support of Workday system functionality, including, but not limited to:
Improve the efficiency and effectiveness of systems and overall end-user experience
Create and maintain process, system, and end-user documentations
Support the build out of the revised compensation framework and reporting
Assist with further development of HR Metrics
Assist with improving the Employee Experience
Current student (sophomore, junior or senior status) actively pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Business, Human Resources, or related degree
Must be authorized to work in the United States and do not require sponsorship now or in the future
Strong technical acumen
Strong attention to detail
Strong communication skills – written and verbal
Ability to work independently and as a team
Workday or other HRIS experience preferred but not required
Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Suite
Work in an office or manufacturing environment
While performing the duties, the employee will be working in an office environment with exposure to the plant floor as well as the Engineering Test Facility. The employee is required to sit, stand, walk, and use hands to handle objects and other tools. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The Employee may be required to lift, push, and/or pull up to 20 pounds. *As required by the Americans Disabilities Act (ADA)
Watts is committed to equal employment opportunity. We follow a policy of administering all employment decisions and personnel actions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy, national origin, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, genetic disposition or carrier status, marital status, military or veteran status, minorities, or any other category protected under applicable federal, state, or local law. Consistent with the obligations of state and federal law, Watts will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. Any employee who needs a reasonable accommodation should contact Human Resources.
Watts Water is a global leader of quality water solutions for residential, industrial, municipal, and commercial settings. Our family of brands (https://www.watts.com/our-story/brands) offers some of the most varied product lines in the world, with world-class, water-related solutions focused on:
We are a $1.9 billion global company, listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) with a presence in five (5) continents and twenty-four (24) countries, and an employee population that speaks over eighteen (18) languages. As a people-first company, we prize enriching and caring for all who work here not only through words but through actions. This includes executing our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) strategy, and providing our employees with meaningful career growth opportunities, a positive and safe work environment, and affirmation that they are heard, valued, and respected.We are proud to be an organization that believes that a safer world is a more sustainable world – a belief that we proudly reflect in each of our technologies and solutions and our environmental and social commitments, such as our partnership with Planet Water Foundation.
Learn more about the Watts way, here (https://www.watts.com/our-story/brands) .
Plumbing, HVAC, Water Quality, and Gas
Americas & Corporate Headquarters: North Andover, Massachusetts, USA
Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa (APMEA) Headquarters: Shanghai, China
About 5,000 employees