Spring 2020 Engineering Co-op in Brecksville at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 3/18/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Duration: Full-Time Spring Semester: January -- April 2020 (14-16 weeks); Pay range $19-20/hour


Job Summary


Participates in team-based cross-functional teams to collaborate on assembly, testing, lean, EHS and machining to develop a wide range of experience. Creates, coordinates and implements supporting fixtures and equipment. Develops plant layouts, evaluates trends and ensures employee & product safety. Participates in Lean events. Utilizes AutoCAD to maintain an updated Plant Layout. Will also support other projects and initiatives as necessary.



The Challenge



  • Supports the evaluation of machining, assembly, & test processes by conducting process analysis, applying knowledge of product design, fabrication, conferring with manufacturing engineers, and soliciting observations from assembly/test operators/production technicians.

  • Follows and establishes safe processes by studying product requirements, researching, designing, modifying, and testing assembly/machining methods and equipment; and conferring with equipment suppliers. Prepares/Updates written and graphical work instructions to communicate assembly/test requirements to production personnel.

  • Improves assembly/test efficiency by analyzing and planning workflow, space requirements, equipment layout and establishing and implementing "design for manufacture and assembly" plans.

  • Recommends and upholds changes to machining/assembly/test processes by analyzing production needs, labor standards, and material costs, reviewing production schedules, and estimating future requirements.

  • Ability to design test fixtures and other manufacturing tools. Follow a documented process to learn machining/assembly/test and promotes safety related to the work area.

  • Utilizes root cause analysis of test failures and recommends/implements corrective actions as required.



Qualifications



  • Currently enrolled and pursuing a Bachelor's degree (BS) in Mechanical, Manufacturing, Mechanical Technology or Industrial Engineering from an accredited university.

  • Must have a 3.0 GPA or higher

  • Someone entering junior or senior year preferred



Other Requirements/Skills/Abilities:



  • Lifting 50 lbs, Standing, Sitting

  • Demonstrated mechanical knowledge and understanding to support assembly, test and machining departments through hobbies, clubs and activities.

  • Must have good communication skills and be a willingness to work as a team player.

  • Ability to work on a variety of technical problems of diverse scope and complexity where analysis and evaluation of various outcomes require tradeoffs; solve a wide range of difficult problems in imaginative and practical ways and evaluate alternative solutions that may require coordination across multiple teams.

  • Work as a team player.

  • Proficiency with MS Office, AutoCAD and 3D modeling software (Creo or SolidWorks preferred).

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.



This position may require exposure to information which is subject to US export control regulations, i.e. the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and the UK.


Curtiss-Wright values diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact Talent Acquisition and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request.