Design engineer INTERN



Do you find that you love a good challenge? Better yet, do you love to have fun while you embrace those challenges? Are you adventurous, creative, and continuously improving?

Now, let's get down to the nitty-gritty.
You will perform a variety of engineering work in leading, planning, and designing (or redesigning) products and/or product components. Work with other engineering or production disciplines to ensure proper implementation of design (redesign). Prepare sketches or complete detail and layout drawings from verbal or written instructions on the most complex products or plant equipment. Also works independently on the development of original designs or adaptations requiring specialized experience.

Job Functions

  • Will be actively involved in developing original designs or adaptations to current product lines.
  • Plans and conducts assignments of more than one project simultaneously.  Review progress and evaluate results.
  • May lead and/or direct projects through the entire product life cycle; inception through production and maintenance of product line (Combined design and manufacturing engineering).
  • Prepares complete 3D models and layout drawings from verbal or written instructions on complex parts, products, fixtures, etc.
  • Demonstrated ability to creatively and resourcefully solve problems in a fast-paced environment
  • Will contribute to continuous improvement and corrective action teams to ensure proper implementation of quality improvements, cost reduction projects, and process improvements.
  • Researches and investigates new materials, methods, production processes, and suppliers that benefit the design, function, and production.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • 2-Year Secondary preferred. Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Ag Engineering with Power and Machinery focus.
  • The internship will be in person. Headquartered in Washington, IA.
  • Demonstrated ability in accomplishing goals.
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Experience with heavy machinery, agricultural equipment/systems, diesel engines, hydraulics, pumps, etc.
  • Manufacturing workplace experience.
  • An agricultural background is an added bonus.
  • Highly mechanically inclined, with a demonstrated ability to absorb the knowledge of mechanical systems quickly.
  • Working knowledge of 3D CAD modeling software – Pro-E/Creo preferred.

A great work environment is key for keeping and recruiting Gamechangers, and that’s exactly what we want to offer!