Universal Instruments Corporation Mechanical Engineering Intern/Co-op Spring/Summer 2018 in Rochester, New York

Mechanical Engineering Intern/Co-Op


Under the guidance of the engineering staff, executes product development activities related to mechanical and electro-mechanical systems. Creates layouts, detailed design and documentation tasks and performs test and verification of prototype assemblies.

Principal Accountabilities:

1.Generates subsystem concept, sketches, specifications and related data and drawings to determine design factors, such as size, shape and functionality.

2.Develops layouts, detailed design drawings and diagrams for mechanical equipment, according to proposal specifications.

3.Drafts detailed multi-view drawings of machine and subassemblies including specifications for gear ratios, bearing loads, and direction of moving parts, using engineering data and standard references to ANSI Y 14.5.

4.Performs various aspects of engineering analysis such as: computing dimensions and loads, performing tolerance studies, and calculating stresses and strains.

5.Selects materials and finishes for critical design elements.

6.Produces final release drawing packages to include all piece part drawings, assemblies, bill of materials, and required release documents.

7.Orders material required for prototype and initial production. Manages receipt of material through First Article inspection.

8.Assists in definition and execution of testing ensuring design performance and quality meets requirements.

9.Computes and analyzes test data to determine efficiency of machine design.

10.Initiates and processes engineering changes. Coordinates the implementation of those changes with Manufacturing, Materials, Field Service and Product Team personnel.

11.Supports technical publications in the development of customer documentation.

Minimum Requirements:

Completion of at least 2 years in Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Science or other comparable curriculum.

Additional Skills:

1.Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T;)

2.Pro/Engineer (Wildfire 3)

3.Instrumentation: load cells, displacement transducers, accelerometers, pressure/flow sensors, inspection equipment, etc.

4.Analytical skills focused in mechanics, dynamics, vibration, materials and Finite Element Analysis (FEA)

5.Strong leadership skills

6.Good communication skills (oral and written)

7.Ability to multi-task

Responsibility for Quality Procedures or Direct Product Quality:

Adheres to Universal Quality System policies and procedures and uses Total Cycle Time principles and standard problem solving tools to continuously improve work processes.

Physical Demands:

Requires the ability to use a computer on a frequent basis.

May have to remain stationary for extended periods, but also needs to be mobile enough to navigate through work areas.

Must be able to communicate clearly with fellow workers.

Posted On: 10/03/2017

Requisition ID: 1214

Job Class: Technical