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Materials Science & Engineering Co-op (Fall 2023 - Fall 2024)

Company: Oshkosh Corporation
Location: Oshkosh
Posted on: January 19, 2023

Job Description:

At Oshkosh, we build, serve and protect people and communities around the world by designing and manufacturing some of the toughest specialty trucks and access equipment. We employ over 15,000 team members all united by a common purpose. Our engineering and product innovation help keep soldiers and firefighters safe, is critical in building and keeping communities clean and helps people do their jobs every day.As a Materials Engineering Co-Op from Fall 2023 to Fall 2024, you will assist in the planning, executing, and finalizing projects, programs, and materials according to deadlines and within budget. This co-op will allow you to gain a holistic understanding of project management while allowing you to build your network through key relationships with sales, engineering, manufacturing, legal, and finance functions.YOUR IMPACTAs a Materials Engineering Co-Op, you will support engineers in material characterization, failure analysis, material selection, and research projects by means such as the following:

  • Maintain clean, organized, and operational laboratory space, equipment, and instruments.
  • Use tools and equipment to disassemble and section large components/assemblies for analysis
  • Section, mount, polish, and etch metallographic samples
  • Document and characterize components using photography, microscopy, and fractography
  • Perform microstructural interpretation of various metal alloys
  • Use material characterization instruments to determine composition of metallic and nonmetallic materials
  • Use testing equipment to determine physical and mechanical properties of metallic and nonmetallic materials, including tensile properties and hardness
  • Monitor corrosion and environmental exposure testing, evaluate performance of coating systems
  • Use scanning electron microscopy (SEM) and related analytical techniques (EDS, EBSD)
  • Analyze test results and data to determine conformance to industry standards and/or engineering drawing specifications
  • Communicate findings orally and through technical report writingMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
    • Student in sophomore standing or greater working towards a degree in Materials Science Engineering or a related field.
    • Be willing to relocate to Oshkosh, WI for the duration of the co-op. Oshkosh Corporation will provide a travel stipend for any co-ops that need to relocate.STANDOUT QUALIFICATIONS
      • 3.0 GPA or higherWHY OSHKOSH?Moving the future forward is our priority and this includes your future. We encourage professional development and champion our employees' success through various skills and training opportunities. Named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute for six consecutive years, everything we do at Oshkosh is guided by our core values and the 15k+ team members around the world who embody them.We put people first. We do the right thing. We persevere. We are better together.Oshkosh is committed to working with and offering reasonable accommodation to job applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to disability for any part of the employment process, please contact us at: 920-502-3009 or corporatetalentacquisition@oshkoshcorp.com.Oshkosh Corporation is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. This company will provide equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Information collected regarding categories as provided by law will in no way affect the decision regarding an employment application.Oshkosh Corporation will not discharge or in any manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with Oshkosh Corporation's legal duty to furnish information.Certain positions with Oshkosh Corporation require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations or the Export Administration Regulations. Applicants for these positions may need to be "U.S. Persons," as defined in these regulations. Generally, a "U.S. Person" is a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident, or an individual who has been admitted as a refugee or granted asylum.

Keywords: Oshkosh Corporation, Oshkosh , Materials Science & Engineering Co-op (Fall 2023 - Fall 2024), Engineering , Oshkosh, Wisconsin

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