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Intern - Mechanical Engineer

Date: Feb 11, 2020

Job Title: Intern – Mechanical Engineer


Department: Engineering


Reports to: Assistant Engineering Manager


Shift: First – Temporary


Position Summary: Learn conceptual and detailed engineering of custom robotic work cells and industrial tooling using 3-D CAD software (ProE, Creo, and SolidWorks).



  • Desire to work in a fast-paced environment with deadlines (typical project duration is 4-8 weeks);
  • Mechanical aptitude for engineering custom / prototype mechanisms;
  • Sense of urgency to create and/or implement solutions;
  • Ability to complete basic engineering calculations (static, dynamic systems) with assistance;
  • Ability to maintain professional image and uphold company standards while interacting with customers, suppliers and / or co-workers; and
  • Miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.


Experience / Skills:

  • Candidates must be in their junior or senior year of a 4-year undergraduate program from an accredited 4-year academic institution (i.e., mechanical engineering); and
  • Maintain a G.P.A. of “B” (i.e., 3.0) or higher (selected candidates may be requested to provide transcripts upon offer of internship).


Nonessential Skills and Experience:

  • Safety (OSHA, SDS), ANSI (RIA) Standards. 


Environmental, Health & Safety (EH&S):

  • Understand the Company’s EHS Policy and how it relates to this job;
  • Be aware of OSHA & EPA laws and regulations as well as Vizient’s rules and policies that pertain to this job;
  • Work in a safe and environmentally friendly manner and observe all company EHS procedures;
  • Immediately notify the supervisor if there is any safety hazard, any equipment not operating correctly or if there are any questions regarding EHS procedures, and
  • Attend required EHS training.


Physical Demands and Work Environment:  

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical demands: While performing duties of this job, an intern is typically required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear; intern is occasionally required to stand; walk; balance; stoop; climb stairs; and lift up to 20 lbs. Repetition with activity. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. 
  • Work environment: The noise level in the work environment is usually low.


Vizient Manufacturing Solutions, Inc. and Lincoln Electric are Equal Opportunity Employers. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.

Nearest Major Market: Davenport
Nearest Secondary Market: Moline

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