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Manufacturing Engineer Intern (Spring 2015)

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Company: Danaher - Danaher

Location: Plainville, CT

Date Posted: August 24, 2014

Source: Danaher - Danaher

**Danaher Company Description**  
 
Gems Sensors & Controls designs and manufactures a broad portfolio of liquid level, flow, and pressure sensors, miniature solenoid valves, proximity switches and pre-assembled fluidic systems to exact customer application and manufacturing requirements. With over 50 years experience, and dedication to lean manufacturing and ISO certification. Gems Sensors is owned by US-based Danaher Corporation.

 

Gems Sensors & Controls is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.
   
  
**Description**  
 The intern or co-op will be assigned to the manufacturing engineering team and assist with daily and project-based work, including but not limited to, supporting new product introductions, developing and maintaining standard operating procedures, participating in kaizen events, and designing and building test fixtures.

  *  Troubleshoot assembly and test issues and perform failure analysis for existing and new products. 
  *  Develop manufacturing processes and write assembly and test procedures. 
  *  Participate in pilot runs for new product introduction. 
  *  Help analyze performance of assembly operations in relation to; design specifications, cycle time, and test objectives, and modify or adjust equipment to meet specifications. 
  *  Assist with DOEs, MSAs, and Root Cause Analysis to improve existing product yields.  
  *  Interpret engineering prints, sketches, and verbal communications in the efforts to build engineering and production prototypes. 
  *  Perform testing as required by engineering or manufacturing and document results. 
  *  Mark up engineering prints and advise engineering in discrepancies during engineering and/or manufacturing prototyping/build activities. 
  *  Assist with special projects as needed. 


  
  
**Qualification**  
   

 *Minimum Qualifications* 


  *  Pursuing a bachelors or masters degree in mechanical or manufacturing/industrial engineering or related technical field at an accredited college or university 
  *  3.0 grade point average in major 
  *  Sophomore status or completion of at least 60 credit hours 
  *  Strong communication skills and the ability to work within a team 
  *  Good organizational and problem solving skills 
  *  Experience leading people or projects 
  *  Leadership experience ...
**Danaher Company Description**  
 
Gems Sensors & Controls designs and manufactures a broad portfolio of liquid level, flow, and pressure sensors, miniature solenoid valves, proximity switches and pre-assembled fluidic systems to exact customer application and manufacturing requirements. With over 50 years experience, and dedication to lean manufacturing and ISO certification. Gems Sensors is owned by US-based Danaher Corporation.

 

Gems Sensors & Controls is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.
   
  
**Description**  
 The intern or co-op will be assigned to the manufacturing engineering team and assist with daily and project-based work, including but not limited to, supporting new product introductions, developing and maintaining standard operating procedures, participating in kaizen events, and designing and building test fixtures.

  *  Troubleshoot assembly and test issues and perform failure analysis for existing and new products. 
  *  Develop manufacturing processes and write assembly and test procedures. 
  *  Participate in pilot runs for new product introduction. 
  *  Help analyze performance of assembly operations in relation to; design specifications, cycle time, and test objectives, and modify or adjust equipment to meet specifications. 
  *  Assist with DOEs, MSAs, and Root Cause Analysis to improve existing product yields.  
  *  Interpret engineering prints, sketches, and verbal communications in the efforts to build engineering and production prototypes. 
  *  Perform testing as required by engineering or manufacturing and document results. 
  *  Mark up engineering prints and advise engineering in discrepancies during engineering and/or manufacturing prototyping/build activities. 
  *  Assist with special projects as needed. 


  
  
**Qualification**  
   

 *Minimum Qualifications* 


  *  Pursuing a bachelors or masters degree in mechanical or manufacturing/industrial engineering or related technical field at an accredited college or university 
  *  3.0 grade point average in major 
  *  Sophomore status or completion of at least 60 credit hours 
  *  Strong communication skills and the ability to work within a team 
  *  Good organizational and problem solving skills 
  *  Experience leading people or projects 
  *  Leadership experience in school or community 
  *  Effective interpersonal skills 
  *  Familiarity with Microsoft Office 


 *Desired Qualifications* 


  *  Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance & design for manufacturing 
  *  Basic statistical analysis understanding 


Equal Opportunity Employer:  Race, Color, National Origin, Religion, Sex, Disability, Vet, Sexual Orientation, and Gender Identity.

 

   
  
  
**Danaher Corporation Overview**  
 
Gems Sensors is a Danaher company. Danaher is a global science and technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life around the world. Our family of world class brands have unparalleled leadership positions in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including health care, environmental and communications. We are a globally diverse team of 66,000 associates united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our ultimate competitive advantage. In 2013, we generated $19.1 billion in revenue and our market capitalization exceeded $50 billion. We are ranked #152 on the Fortune 500 and, during the past 20 years, our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 Index by nearly 2,800 percent.

 

At Danaher, you’ll have the opportunity to build a career in a way no other company or environment can duplicate. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and most importantly, like to win. Why? Because it’s fun! But, when it comes to the development of our leaders and associates, we’re serious. Our business is growing, and we need top talented people to keep winning. The breadth and depth of our family of brands makes it possible for us to offer a variety of dynamic and challenging career opportunities across multiple global industries. Working with us, you’ll have the unique experience to learn the Danaher Business System, our common operating system used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create tremendous value for customers and shareholders. At Danaher, great people do extraordinary things.  Come join our winning team!

 

   Danaher is a Fortune 200, NYSE-listed, science and technology leader that designs, manufactures and markets innovative products and services to professional, medical, industrial and commercial customers. Our premier brands are among the most highly recognized in each of the markets we serve. The Danaher Business System provides a foundation to our 63,000 associates around the world, serving customers in more than 125 countries. In 2012, we generated $18.3 billion of revenue from five reporting segments:  Test & Measurement  ,  Environmental  ,  Dental  ,  Life Sciences & Diagnostics  , and  Industrial Technologies  . For more information please visit our website:  http://www.danaher.com/ / . /

   
  
  
**Organization:** Gems Sensors  
**Job Function:** Engineering  
**Primary Location:** North America-United States-CT-Plainville  
**Schedule:** Full-time  
**Req ID:** GEM000308 , ,
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