MECHANICAL ENGINEERING INTERNSHIP
The purpose of an internship at Woodward is to provide students with the opportunity to gain exposure and “real life” business acumen within the Aerospace and Energy Industry. Our internships also provide students with the opportunity to learn and gain practical experience and to work in areas related to their academic and/or career interests. Gain hands-on experience while working on challenging projects, network with professionals and learn from some of the brightest minds in business.
The experience also gives the intern opportunity for potential full-time employment with the company.
Complete tasks on computer using MS Office programs such as Word, Excel and Power Point.
Interact effectively with team members on a daily basis. Share opinions and ask questions relevant to the work and/or his or her study program.
Work independently on assigned tasks with some supervisory oversight.
Recognize problems which are beyond intern’s capabilities and learn from the experts in the area.
Work assigned tasks to meet schedule and may coordinate details with other departments.
Maintain good attendance and perform other related duties as assigned.
Present year-end presentation of Woodward internship experience.
Must report GPA status to leader on a quarterly/semester basis.
Track and assist Mechanical Engineers and other Engineering Department personnel on 58 on-going cost reduction projects, and identify additional future projects.
Calculate cost benefits and time study on productivity.
Maintain Labor cost, Scrap/Rework, and Employee productivity trackers.
Assist in development of automation tools to lean manual administrative activities in engineering and other departments.
Collect test data and prepare test reports.
Time study on machine productivities with improvement
Upload Component Maintenance Manual and assist with Design Change Review submittals
Other functions will vary based on the assigned work area.
May rotate assignments to gain additional business experience.
- Effective written and verbal communication skills.
- Competent skills in problem solving and trouble-shooting.
- Competent in the use of PCs, MS Office Programs and other associated software.
- Ability to effectively operate in a team environment.
- Effective time management skills.
- Solid knowledge of the English language with the ability to speak, read and write along with good listening skills.
- Good marks in relevant subjects.
- Possess high motivation, flexibility and ability to work on his/her own.
- Add other KSA's pertinent to specific internship/discipline.
Education or Formal Training
Must be at least a Sophomore in an accredited College or University program and have an acceptable grade point average.
(Need to expand what works for international locations)
Insert program discipline pertinent to specific internship (e.g. Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Business, Finance, etc.
No experience required. Previous internship or other working experience, a plus.
Materials and Equipment Used
Materials and Equipment used will depend on the specific job assignment. In general, most positions will use:
- PC'S including word processing applications, spreadsheets and Woodward proprietary applications
- Standard hand tools and measuring devices
- Standard office equipment (Copiers, Fax Machines, etc.)
Working Environment/ Physical Activities
Work is generally performed in a normal office environment; however, depending on the location or job assignment, the job may take the member into various areas of the plant where there is possible exposure to noise, chemical solutions, and dust and differential temperatures.
Woodward is a multinational company with leading edge technology, headquartered in Fort Collins, CO - USA. We are an independent designer, manufacturer, and service provider of energy control and optimization solutions for commercial and military aircraft, turbines, reciprocating engines, and electrical power system equipment. Global customers in the aerospace, power and process industries, and transportation markets rely on Woodward technology to make their equipment more efficient and reliable minimizing environmental impact.
Woodward is an Equal Opportunity Employer
1st Shift / Day Job
Woodward - 14 months ago