Mechanical Engineer Intern in Franklin, WI at Carlisle Interconnect Technologies

Date Posted: 3/7/2018

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Job Description

A Mechanical Engineer works under the direction of an Engineering Team Lead and/or Senior Engineer to perform the following:

Creates designs by analyzing product or equipment specifications, performance requirements, and existing manufacturing capabilities. Performs moderately complex design, fabrication, modification, and evaluation of products by applying engineering principals and established analytical tools. Develops detailed designs by using provided by others.

Researches manufacturing or processing techniques, materials, properties, and process advantages and limitations as part of long range plant and product engineering planning.

Conducts analyses and/or tests pertaining to the development of new designs, methods, materials or processes and completes required documentation by applying engineering principles and company standards, and generating reports, procedures, or change proposals.

Develops acceptance, engineering evaluation, development and qualification/certification test plans, procedures, and reports. Compiles and analyzes operation, test, and research data to establish performance standards for newly designed or modified equipment or product.

Investigates pertinent design factors such as ease of manufacture, availability of materials and equipment, interchangeability, replaceability, strength-weight efficiency, contractual specification requirements, cost-defining recommendations, and change proposals.

Prepares or directs preparation of product design data, which includes detailed drawings, assembly drawings, and installation drawings by coordinating with customer, engineers, designers, and drafters, interpreting customer and functional requirements, or by using computer-aided design tools and following industry drawing standards. Develops data and makes preliminary layouts and documentation in response to customer proposal requests.

Reviews drawings and layouts to ensure clarity, completeness, form, fit, function, and conformity to standards, procedures, and specifications. Identifies design errors, omissions, and other deficiencies. Directs revisions and improvements to other engineers and designers. Implements revisions and improvements to drawings and layouts.

Communicates with customer to establish understanding of customer's technical requirements and convey design capabilities or product performance.

Supports preparation of technical proposals for customers by reviewing and interpreting specifications and requirements. Includes providing engineering labor and schedule estimates.

Recommends and incorporates changes to enhance products and processes by applying continuous improvement methodologies. Leads product and process improvement initiatives.

Enhances technical knowledge by routinely reading technical publications, enrolling in educational courses, and engaging in professional associations.

Recommends and participates or leads organizational improvement initiatives that involve cross-functional team settings and responsibilities.

Provides complex training to team members and/or personnel in other departments.

Supports project management personnel in the creation and maintenance of project schedule, resources, and budget, which includes the creation of milestones required to complete assigned projects.


Bachelor of Science in engineering or related field of study with zero to four years of experience typical. Significant industry experience in lieu of Bachelor of Science degree will be considered.


The employee must have a working comprehension of the English language complimented with workplace levels of grammar, composition, oral and written communication skills


Knowledge about the operation and design of aircraft Mechanical and avionics systems is a plus.

Familiarity with regulatory certification requirements for aircraft Mechanical and avionics systems is a plus.

Strong MS Office skills: Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel.

Skills in the use of 2D and/or 3D design software a plus.

Optimally utilizes all channels of communications.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled


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