Xylem Intern - Mechanical Engineer - Summer 2018 in Dubois, Pennsylvania

Xylem (XYL) is a leading global water technology company committed to developing innovative technology solutions to the world’s water challenges. The Company’s products and services move, treat, analyze, monitor and return water to the environment in public utility, industrial, residential and commercial building services settings. Xylem also provides a leading portfolio of smart metering, network technologies and advanced infrastructure analytics solutions for water, electric and gas utilities. The Company’s more than 16,500 employees bring broad applications expertise with a strong focus on identifying comprehensive, sustainable solutions. Headquartered in Rye Brook, New York with 2017 revenue of $4.7 billion, Xylem does business in more than 150 countries through a number of market-leading product brands.

The name Xylem is derived from classical Greek and is the tissue that transports water in plants, highlighting the engineering efficiency of our water-centric business by linking it with the best water transportation of all – that which occurs in nature. For more information, please visit us at www.xylem.com .

Sensus, a Xylem brand, helps a wide range of public service providers – from utilities to cities to industrial complexes and campuses – do more with their infrastructure to improve quality of life in their communities. We enable our customers to reach farther through the application of technology and data-driven insights that deliver efficiency and responsiveness. We partner with them to anticipate and respond to evolving business needs with innovation in sensing and communications technologies, data analytics and services. Learn more at sensus.com and follow @SensusGlobal on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

The Role: Sensus, a Xylem brand, seeks to hire a Mechanical Engineering Summer Intern, as a member of the Mechanical Engineering Team, the incumbent will be responsible for the development and ongoing engineering support of the Sensus portfolio of metrology and AMI products that interface with water and gas metering products and systems. The successful candidate will have demonstrated the ability to succeed in a fast paced, fluid environment, while ensuring that project initiatives are met. If you are excited and passionate to work on state-of-the art technology trends, we want to hear from you!

We want someone who:

  • Is interested in conducting design reviews and working within cross-functional teams including electrical, software, firmware, manufacturing, marketing and supply chain.

  • Has experiencing using engineering tools such as tolerance analysis, FEA and 3D CAD modeling.

  • Has the ability to generate system specifications, product requirements, mechanical component and assembly drawings and manufacturing process requirements to effectively communicate with internal and external customers.

  • Desire and ability to learn new tools, languages and design techniques.

  • Has a strong sense of ownership and drive

  • Has excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Has strong customer focus

Some of the things we need to see in every candidate:

  • Bachelors of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent (In Progress)

  • 0-2 years’ experience with product design.

  • Some exposure with common product manufacturing processes such as hot plate welding, heat staking, ultrasonic welding, potting and parylene coating Solid understanding of analog and digital circuitry

  • Some experience with 3D CAD modeling software and data management tools; Creo (Pro Engineer) and Windchill preferred.

  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing, orally with both local and remote sites

  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team environment of engineers to meet aggressive goals and high quality standards

  • Demonstrated experience working with cross functional teams

It would be great if you:

  • Were the Lead Engineer for your Senior project

  • Have the ability to evaluate and make recommendation on cost control, reliability and manufacturability issues and maintain aggressive development schedules.

  • Have experience with product testing and root cause analysis skills.

  • Are familiar with regulatory agency requirements such as ANSI, AWWA, UL

  • Had exposure to a fast paced team environment where you have interfaced regularly with electrical, back-end software, mechanical and system test engineers on system level design development.

Physical Demands:

(The physical demands 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.)

  • Light lifting (20-25 lbs.), office environment

  • Regularly required to sit or stand, reach, bend and move about the facility

Work Environment:

(The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • Office: Standard office equipment; work usually performed in an office setting free from any disagreeable elements.

  • Standardweeklyjob hours:40 hours

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