Mechanical Engineer Intern - Summer 2018

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Minneapolis, MN

Posted on 12/7/2017

Job Overview

Minneapolis, MN
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Job Description

 United States-Minnesota-Minneapolis-Tech Center

 Day Shift

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Job Purpose:

To support design and development of products used in Fluid Handling systems. Position involves providing ideas, inputs and analysis as a project team member.
Graco is a global leader in the design, development, and manufacture of highly-engineered systems for numerous industrial and commercial applications.  This position will support our Process Division in Minneapolis, MN.  Processing and sanitary systems used in food and beverage, pharmaceutical, cosmetics, and oil and gas industries are some of the product lines within the Process Division ( )( Graco was proud to be named a Best Place to Work in Manufacturing and Production by Fortune Magazine in 2016.

Essential Duties:

  • Participate in new product development as a member of a design team by:
    • Analysis of competitive products
    • Creation of detailed design drawings
    • Analysis of design to applicable standards (SAE, UL, etc.)
    • Analysis of design using engineering analysis tools and techniques (Finite Element Analysis, etc.)
    • Review of instruction manuals and product literature
    • Lab and field testing
    • Work effectively in a team environment
    • Analysis of Graco and competitive products including performance, features, cost, etc.
    • Assist in standard product support activities, such as:
      • Analyzing and writing products for Engineering Change Orders
      • Troubleshooting product problems in manufacturing, lab or field
      • 'Minors' (cost reduction, packages, product upgrade)
      • Maintain current level of technical knowledge
      • Develop knowledge of:
        • Graco product line
        • Operational systems
        • Graco and industry design standards
        • Graco Quality Management System
        • Graco customer applications and requirements
        • Other duties as assigned

        • Position Requirements:

        • Completion of second year in engineering program
        • Good oral and written communication skills
        • Good mechanical/electrical aptitude

        • Proven Quality. Leading Technology.  Launch your career with Graco!

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