Cold Spray Design Engineer Intern

JOB TITLE: DESIGN ENGINEER INTERN 

REPORTS TO: APPROPRIATE MANAGER 

FLSA STATUS: TEMPORARY, NON-EXEMPT 

PREPARED DATE: APRIL 27, 2022 

SUMMARY: This person will assist engineers in the design and improvement of Cold Spray Systems and supporting  equipment. They will also perform assigned projects that will utilize the skills that they’ve learned in their  coursework, while gaining new skills and on-the-job experience that align with their degree requirements.  

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty and  responsibility in a safe and satisfactory manner. The requirements listed below are representative of the  knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: 

  • Work with multi-discipline teams to execute projects and tasks 
  • Assist engineers with customer projects 
  • Assist with robotic programming for spray operations 
  • Provide clerical and administrative support to management as requested 
  • Design work and creation/modification of CAD files using Solidworks 
  • Assist with ECO / ECRs 
  • Assist with migration to new ERP system 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities perform the essential functions. Other duties may be assigned. 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

None 

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE: 

Enrolled in college for the next semester 

Course work in mechanical engineering desired 

LANGUAGE SKILLS: 

  • Read and interpret documents in English such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions,  and procedure manuals, newspapers, periodicals, and journals 
  • Write routine reports, correspondence, business letters, summaries, and reports in English using  prescribed format, and conforming to all rules of punctuation, grammar, diction, and style Ability to speak effectively in English on the phone and in person with customers 

COMPUTER SKILLS: 

  • Microsoft Word, Power Point, and Excel at an intermediate level 
  • Skilled in writing software control programs and integrating machine control systems Proficient in electronic forms of communication including email, web searching, and data organization C, C++, python, Visual Basic or other programming language desired
  • CAD experience desired but will train as necessary 

REASONING ABILITY: 

  • Apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form Use mathematical skills to interpret technical drawings 
  • Read and interpret business records and statistical reports 

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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly  required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or  crawl; and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or  move up to 50 pounds. The employee must be able to see differences in widths and lengths of lines such as those  on graphs. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the  essential functions. 

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: 

Inside: Protection from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature changes. A job is considered  “inside” if the worker spends approximately 75 percent or more of the time inside. 

WORK ENVIRONMENT: 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while  performing the essential functions of this job.  

  • Must be able to work effectively in a fast-paced environment, communicate well with others, effectively  deal with internal and external customers, and accept constructive criticism 
  • Must be able to change activity frequently and cope with interruptions 

IMPORTANT NOTE: Essential functions of this job are described under the headings above. The job requirements  and features are subject to change from time to time due to the dynamic nature of the Company. 

It is the policy of VRC Metal Systems not to discriminate or allow the harassment of employees or applicants on the  basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental  disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law with regard to any employment  practices, including recruitment, advertising, job application procedures, hiring, upgrading, training, promotion,  transfer, compensation, job assignments, benefits and/or other terms, conditions, or privileges of employment,  provided the individual is qualified, with or without reasonable accommodations, to perform the essential  functions of the job. This policy applies to all jobs at the Company. The Company will continue to take affirmative  action to ensure that individuals are employed, and that employees are treated during employment, without  regard to their sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status,  or any other characteristic protected by law in all employment practices. 

Employees and applicants with disabilities and disabled veterans are encouraged to inform Human Resources if  they need a reasonable accommodation to perform a job for which they are otherwise qualified. The Company  makes, and will continue to make, reasonable accommodations to the known physical or mental limitations of an  otherwise qualified applicant or employee to promote the employment of qualified individuals with disabilities and  disabled veterans, unless such accommodations would impose an undue hardship on the operations of the  Company’s business.