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Mechanical Engineering Intern

Palatine, IL

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Intern Program: 

  • Attend and participate in planned events/activities during the summer  
  • Define and complete a series of goals (assigned by the department)  
  • Create, execute and measure a project or projects 
  • Develop a presentation at the conclusion of the internship based on learnings from the summer 

Summary of Responsibilities: 

Provides design engineering support for assigned product development projects  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Generates and refines design solutions to identified product requirements, formalize designs with the use of CAD tools.   
  • Ensures that products are designed to meet all performance specifications and regulatory requirements.    
  • Performs basic IP searches. 
  • Provides design support across projects and product categories. 
  • Supports creation of needed prototypes and models to validate designs, hands on at times. 
  • Creates and maintains specifications and project documentation as needed. 
  • Background research on new ideas and concepts.  

Metrics: Success for the Intern will result in: 

  • Identifying and accomplishing 1 personal goal and 2-3 business goals. 
  • A final presentation in front of the appropriate team. 
  • A written report on all IP searches including current patents similar to our proposed products 
  • A written report on cooking performance variations within Weber grill lines 

Required Skills:  

  • Solidworks proficiency 
  • Microsoft Office 
  • Teamwork and collaboration 

 

 

Requested Schedule/Work Hours: 

Standard: Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm (hour unpaid lunch) 

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