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Mechanical Engineering Co-op (Spring 2023 Semester - January Start)

Company: Emerson
Location: Rockford
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

What to Expect in our Co-op Program:
Expand your technical and professional skills in a real-world setting. Emerson co-ops are given meaningful work, support, and mentorship from experienced managers and key business leaders. There is the potential to gain knowledge and experience in a variety of ways by exploring opportunities associated with your major and rotating through multiple departments.What We Offer:

  • Competitive compensation, flexible dress code policy, and paid holidays
  • Housing stipends for eligible students and a list of nearby housing options for relocation
  • Access to our newly renovated fitness center and wellness program
  • Opportunities for networking and professional developmentOur co-ops are a key talent pipeline for full-time employment opportunities after graduation at our many locations.Emerson's global Professional Tools business offers the broadest portfolio of reliable tools and technologies for those in mechanical, electrical, and plumbing trades! With unparalleled expertise from RIDGID, Greenlee and Klauke, we deliver trusted products that provide dependable performance to handle the industries' toughest challenges.Work assignments will rotate through the following areas based on the student's level of academic achievement:Engineering Lab - Exposure to a variety of products in our product line working closely with lab technicians and engineers to assist in conducting 'hands-on' feasibility studies of new product concepts or competitive evaluations. This will include learning to use a variety of lab equipment and gaining experience analyzing test data and presenting test results.Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE) - Exposure to the latest computer-aided engineering technology working closely with designers, drafters, and engineers to assist in the design and development of new products.Product Engineering - exposure to the new product development process working closely with product development engineers on new projects. This will include but is not limited to, engineering analysis, failure analysis, finite element analysis (FEA), etc. The student will gain an increased understanding of all the steps in the process to develop a robust product that meets the customer's requirements.AS A MECHANICAL ENGINEERING CO-OP , YOU WILL:
    • Assist with setting up and conducting tests and gathering data
    • Analyze test data and learn data analysis techniques
    • Write test lab reports
    • Learn to use CAD (Solid Edge) for 3D modeling of parts and assemblies
    • Use CAD to create new design concepts and detailed drawings
    • Assist engineers in product development and sustaining engineering activities
    • Learn to troubleshoot problems and develop creative solutions
    • The final work period includes a design project where the student is responsible for conceptual design, necessary computations, CAD layout, drawing generation, coordinating prototype build, testing, and debugging design for the assigned project
    • Every semester includes a final presentation to VP Engineering, engineering leaders, and engineering staff to report on activities and what was learned from assignmentsWHO YOU ARE:You stay aligned with your goals and stay productive. You focus on creating an effective collaborative style. You prepare content for communication that is impactful.REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & SKILLS:
      • Undergraduate student currently pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field
      • Able to work full-time in the scheduled semester
      • Legal authorization to work in the United States - Sponsorship will not be provided for this role PREFERRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & SKILLS:
        • Undergraduate student currently pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering
        • Able to return for multiple co-op rotations
        • Cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher
        • Demonstrated hands-on mechanical aptitude highly desirable (i.e. auto, lawnmower, go-cart repair, building things, etc.)
        • Practical experience with hand or power tools is a definite plusBenefits
          Emerson places a high value on ensuring that employees have a good work-life balance. We provide access to a competitive benefits package, including the following: medical insurance, dental and vision coverage, 401k participation, fitness center, holiday pay, and an online wellness rewards program. Employee resource groups, including Diversity and Inclusion committee, Women In Stem, LGBTQ+ Allies, and our Veterans Group, ensure that the Emerson values are incorporated into everyday employee life.Flexible Work Schedule
          This role has the flexibility of a core hour schedule. You can choose to flex your start and stop times given you are working during the core hours of 9:00am - 3:00pm. Our teams work together to ensure our chosen work schedules enable our creativity and productivity as we serve the needs of our customers.
          WHY EMERSONOur Commitment to Our PeopleAcross the globe, we are united by a singular Purpose: We drive innovation that makes the world healthier, safer, smarter, and more sustainable.We invest in our employees to ensure they have the marketplace knowledge, skills, and competencies to bring this Purpose to life while competing and leading in a global economy.Our training programs focus on end-to-end development, from onboarding through senior leadership.Our success is measured by the positive impact we make on people, our communities, and the world through our unwavering focus on environmental, social, and regulatory progress. Learn more about us!Flexible and competitive benefits plans offer you the right options to meet your individual/family needs: medical insurance plans, dental and vision coverage, 401(k), tuition reimbursement and more. We also provide you flexible time-off plans, including paid parental leave, vacation, and holiday leave.Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity & InclusionAt Emerson, we are committed to fostering a culture where every employee is valued and respected for their experiences and perspectives - and that reflects the world around us. We believe a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment contributes to the rich exchange of ideas that inspires innovation and brings the best solutions to our customers.This philosophy is fundamental to living our company's values and our responsibility to leave the world in a better place. Learn more about our Culture & Values and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Emerson .Work AuthorizationEmerson will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J or TN, or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.Equal Opportunity EmployerEmerson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.If you have a disability and are having difficulty accessing or using this website to apply for a position, please contact: .ABOUT EMERSONEmerson is a leading global technology, software and engineering company providing innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and residential markets.Our Automation Solutions business helps process, hybrid and discrete manufacturers maximize production, protect personnel and the environment while optimizing their energy and operating costs.Our Commercial & Residential Solutions business helps ensure human comfort and health, protect food quality and safety, advance energy efficiency and create sustainable infrastructure.We help customers in the world's most essential industries solve the biggest challenges of modern life.Every day, our global workforce fulfills our unified Purpose and lives out the Values we hold close as an organization: Integrity, Safety & Quality, Support Our People, Customer Focus, Continuous Improvement, Collaboration, and Innovation.Our Causes - Planet, Humanity, Champion, Inclusion and Future - shape, define and fuel Emerson's culture while inspiring our innovative spirit and driving our focus.Whether you're an established professional looking for a career change, an undergraduate student exploring possibilities, or recently received your master's degree, you'll find opportunities with us. Join our team and start your journey today!No calls or agencies please.

Keywords: Emerson, Rockford , Mechanical Engineering Co-op (Spring 2023 Semester - January Start), Engineering , Rockford, Illinois

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