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Research & Development Engineering Internship

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Kent
Posted on: September 15, 2023

Job Description:

A leader in technology and innovation, Southwire Company, LLC is one of North America's largest wire and cable producers. Southwire and its subsidiaries manufacture building wire and cable, metal-clad cable, portable and electronic cord products, OEM wire products and engineered products. In addition, Southwire supplies assembled products, contractor equipment, hand tools and jobsite power and lighting solutions. We are proud to offer competitive compensation, employee benefits, tuition reimbursement and unlimited growth opportunities. Our more than seven decades of progressive growth can be attributed to our commitment to delivering quality and service to our customers, exercising environmental stewardship, enhancing the well-being of our employees and giving back to the communities in which we work and live. How will you power what's possible?Location:Kent, WAShift: 8-5 M-FStarting Pay Rate: $18.00Job DescriptionPart-time student opportunities allow undergraduate and graduate students to schedule their work around their classes.These roles are available in both the office, customer service centers, and in the production environment.This program will allow students to gain experience working in a business/manufacturing environment while maintaining their full time academic commitments.This part time work can be done throughout the student's matriculation at college/university with the options for extended work hours during the summer months.Student are eligible for part time opportunities after the completion of their freshman year and can work until graduation.Students must be within a commutable distance of the Southwire location to participate in the Part Time Student Program. This internship will be hosted for the Summer 2024 semester. Estimated dates: May through June 2024Role SummaryThis position provides prototype, development, lab testing, part sourcing, documentation, and drafting support to the Research & Development team.Description of Roles and Responsibilities

  • Set up and conduct lab tests as specified by senior engineers
  • Interpret and apply test methods from test plans, qualification specifications, and compliance standards
  • Compile and analyze data generated from experiments and provide detailed reports related to results of experiments.
  • Fabricate concept prototypes and working prototypes with the use of internal and outside resources
  • Maintain the engineering labs including parts inventory, data acquisition equipment, and various lab grade instruments and their calibration
  • Provide general drafting and design services to the Engineering team using Solidworks Eligibility Requirements
    • Freshman, Sophomore, or Junior pursuing a bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Material Science or Chemical Engineering
    • Minimum 2.5 GPA
    • Experience with SOLIDWORKS, LabVIEW, MATLAB, and statistics a plus
    • Excellent internet skills for searching, reviewing, identifying and sourcing state of the art technologies, components and solutions
    • Strong writing and documentation skills
    • Must have reliable transportation to and from work Benefits We Offer:
      • 401k with Matching & Pension Plan (Eligible for Pension after 1,000 Hours Worked)
      • Medical Insurance Package if Working 30 Hours per Week
      • Flexible Work Schedule up to 30 hours per Week
      • Employee Assistance Program
      • Advancement & Professional Growth opportunities
      • & More Southwire is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.Nearest Major Market: Seattle Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Kent , Research & Development Engineering Internship, Engineering , Kent, Washington

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