The Assembly Engineering Intern will provide engineering support to the Assembly Engineering with expanding assembly capability. The intern will be exposed to project planning, problem-solving and data analysis methods and tools. This will include mechanical design using SolidWorks, research, assembly of mechanical fixtures, and other CAD support as needed. The Intern Engineer will also gain experience with JMP statistical software along with setting up the Design of Experiments (DoE). The intern will also be asked to help support various engineering projects. This will include writing documentation on equipment or assisting the engineering group with measurements.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
- Mechanical design of fixtures and components using CAD tools such as SolidWorks.
- Research for new conceptual designs of fixtures and components.
- Interfacing with machine shops for quotations of designs.
- Preparation of Preliminary Design Reviews (PDR) and Critical Design Reviews (CDR).
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Assist the engineering group with engineering tests.
- Utilize of JMP software and Design of Experiments (DoE).
- Writing lab reports documenting the results of engineering tests.
- Assisting with writing procedures or other training materials
- Standard office equipment
- Adaptability – Adapts to changes in the work environment; manages to compete for demands; changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
- Ethics/Values & Integrity/Trust – Adheres to core values in good times and in bad and acts in line with those values; acts in line with those values; rewards the right values and disapproves of others; practices what he/she preaches; is widely trusted; is seen as a direct and truthful individual; keeps confidences; doesn’t blame others for his/her own mistakes or misrepresent him/herself for personal gain or protection; practices what he/she preaches.
- Judgment – Displays willingness to make decisions; exhibits sound and accurate judgment; supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; makes timely decisions.
- Peer Relationships – Can quickly find common ground and solve problems for the good of all; can represent his/her own interests and yet be fair to other groups; can solve problems with peer with a minimum of noise; is seen as a team player and is cooperative; easily gains trust and support of peers; encourages collaboration; can be candid with peers.
- Priority Setting – Spends his/her time and the time of others on what’s important; quickly zeroes in on the critical few and puts the trivial many aside; can quickly sense what will help or hinder accomplishing a goal; eliminates roadblocks; creates focus.
- Problem Solving – Uses rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions; probes all fruitful sources for answers; can see hidden problems; is excellent at honest analysis; looks beyond the obvious and doesn’t stop at the first answers.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Standard office environment
- Close work (paperwork, visual examination)
- Color vision/perception
- Visual Monotony
- Monitoring equipment
- Background noise
- Light physical work
- Seldom exerting force of 50 lbs.
- Occasionally walking
- Occasional standing
- Seldom twisting
- Seldom bending
- Heavy keyboard use