Working with Project Engineers and Managers, an Intern Mechanical Engineer role contributes to the design, development and support of the mechanical aspects of Low Force products.
Instron - Capabilities in Materials Testing
Our machines evaluate the mechanical properties of materials and components using tension, compression, flexure, fatigue, impact, torsion, and rheology.
Key Tasks & Responsibilities
- Contribute to mechanical engineering design of Low Force products
- Preparation of BOM, design schemes and proposals
- Responsibility for detail design and for drawing set update
- Adhere to drawing office standards and design standards
- Apply theoretical design studies to development decisions
- Assist as necessary in the procurement of components and liaison with vendors
- Some hands on experience in the Engineering laboratory
- Assisting Engineers in the running of tests and recording of test data
- Maintain a log book to record the work undertaken.
Key Competencies (includes skills)
- Ability to carry out design and detail functions using CAD ( preferably Solid Edge)
- Ability to do basic engineering calculations to substantiate design solutions
- Ability to work well within a cross-functional cross-cultural team structure
- Ability to work under time pressure and manage own time to meet project timescales
- Ability to pay attention to detail
- Undergraduate studying towards a degree in an Engineering discipline (e.g. MEng, BEng).
- Normal office environment
- Normal office and factory environments.