Mechanical Engineer Intern - Summer
Company: Oshkosh Corporation
Posted on: October 9, 2018
COMPANY PROFILE At Oshkosh Defense, we stand behind those who dedicate their lives to protecting others. Every day we strive to meet or exceed our customers' ever-changing needs with next generation defense technologies and advanced systems. We operate with unparalleled commitment to those who depend on our products and services worldwide to perform their missions. Oshkosh Defense is a segment of Oshkosh Corporation, which is a Fortune 500, multi-billion dollar company. At Oshkosh Corporation we are dedicated to designing and building the world's toughest specialty trucks, truck bodies, and access equipment by working shoulder-to-shoulder with the people who use them. POSITION SUMMARY Assist a variety of engineers (design, production, manufacturing, industrial, test, etc.) with multiple tasks involving the mechanical engineering functions. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Prepare vehicle component layouts using CAD software i.e., CATIA (Corporate, Defense, & Pierce), or PRO/E (JLG). 2. Select parts or components for quality conscious design, i.e., weight, cost, reliability, and ease of manufacturing. 3. Follow project on the assembly floor for prototype, pilot, or production build and provide technical assistance. 4. Generate engineering calculations of weight distribution, stress analysis, performance estimations, etc. 5. Consult with suppliers, customers, and internal departments to find solutions to problems. 6. Perform or assist in the testing of complete vehicles or vehicle components. 7. Create and manage ECN's (Engineering Change Notices) using the PLM (Product Lifecycle Management) system. 8. Design, model and test new mechanical systems that integrate with a vehicle. 9. Update bill of materials in the PDM (Product Data Management) system to reflect product changes. 10. All other duties or projects as assigned. * Job duties will vary depending on business unit and location of internship. If working in the Test & Development area, some responsibilities may include: 1. Establish requirements for testing of heavy-duty vehicles and associated equipment. 2. Create test plans, recommend resources of equipment necessary to accomplish the test, and formulate test project estimates. 3. Conceive necessary fixtures and test apparatus, and supervise their construction and development. 4. Coordinate, supervise, and monitor testing; record test data. 5. Recommend corrective actions needed to achieve reliability and performance, and maintain schedule and cost targets. 6. Communicate status and results of tests to internal departments, suppliers, and customers. 7. Willing to reside at test sites in either Aberdeen, Maryland; Yuma, Arizona; or Carson City, Nevada for up to one month. Assignment based on programs in process and interns involvement in programs. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS * Student working towards a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or other related engineering field throughout entire duration of the internship. * Graduation date of August 2019 or later. * Willing to travel or relocate to Oshkosh, WI for the Summer of 2019. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS * Good oral and written communication skills. * Experience in extra curricular activities outside academic requirements. * Previous internship experience or work-related experience. * Experience using CATIA, Pro-E or a similar CAD system is a plus. * Previous experience or heightened interest in mechanical design. * Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above 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.SDL2017
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