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Co-Op - Manufacturing/Mechanical Engineer

The student will have exposure to several different aspects of new product development and short run manufacturing. Will help in the development of new assembly process, including fixture development, operating procedure drafting and process improvement. The student will also be involved in assessing the results of the assembly process by running tests on the assembled product. 

DEKA offers Internships and Co-Ops for full time students* (must be at least 18 years of age).

Job Description:

  • Support Manufacturing Engineering staff with project work
  • Assist with engineering and development builds to test prospective designs
  • Evaluate manufacturing processes used in the fabrication of new designs
  • Design and develop assembly and test fixtures
  • Assist with build preparation and execution for development builds

Requirements:

  • Must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering program, at least junior level
  • Hands on mechanical experience (working on cars, or FIRST robotics a plus)
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment a plus
  • CAD software skills/experience a plus
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be detail oriented

Applicants should be aware that short-term housing options in Manchester, NH are limited and that DEKA is not able to assist with housing.

Public transportation is available and routes/schedules can be found by visiting the Manchester Transit Authority website, www.mtabus.org

Please be aware that we try to make sure that our internship opportunities are well defined and will provide a unique experience.  We understand that most candidates would like to know if they have a placement as soon as possible, but at DEKA it takes more time than other companies.  We will try to let you know as soon as we can, but encourage you to pursue other opportunities as well.

*A full time student is defined as being enrolled in a minimum of 12 credits per semester at an undergraduate program, or a minimum of 9 credits per semester for a graduate program.

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