Generac Power Systems

  • Engineering Intern - Commercial & Industrial

    Job Locations US-WI-Waukesha
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Posted Date
    1 week ago(1/12/2019 3:07 PM)
    ENG - Engineering
  • Overview

    Generac’s Intern position is responsible to work with other engineers to solve problems and fulfill design needs on our products. Under supervision of engineers, the intern will create definitions of parts and assemblies in the form of hand sketches, 3D models, tolerance stack-ups and cost roll ups. They will create documents to support analysis, manufacturing, assembly, sourcing and service. You will also create Creo models, drawings as well as make changes to BOM's and process ECNs. Participants develop technical skills through challenging assignments and usage of technical tools.


    Essential Duties & Responsibilities:


    • Designs, validates, and brings new products to market. 
    • Provide new product development support in the Industrial, Commercial, Residential and/or Retail generator or Power Tool product area including; Creating and maintaining CAD models, drawings, and BOMs, Supporting product development plans (schedule, product cost, meeting design inputs), Interfacing with internal company personnel, Provide technical support for assigned projects.
    • Specifies precise new product functional requirements; designs, tests and integrates standard, less complex components to produce final designs; and evaluates the design's overall effectiveness, cost (including cost/benefit analysis), reliability (risk analysis), and safety. 
    • Designs, develops, executes and evaluates fitness-for-use testing, product specifications and process validation plans for standard products and/or components; creates and reviews material part specifications and bills of materials. 
    • Collaborates with internal manufacturing partners, contract manufacturers, designers and product specialists to optimize basic designs for manufacturability. 
    • Utilizes CAD (Computer Aided Design) or CAE (Computer Aided Engineering) systems to model new designs and produce detailed engineering drawings. 
    • Designs, develops, and validates engine and control panel wiring harnesses.
    • Utilizes AutoCAD to design electrical schematics and wiring diagrams.
    • Supporting product development plans (schedule, product cost, meeting design inputs)
    • Travel to other Generac facilities as necessary
    • Other duties as assigned.


    Basic Qualifications:

    • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor's or Master's Degree program in Mechanical Engineering

     Preferred Qualifications:

    • Conceptualization and visualization skills
    • Understanding or working knowledge of CAD (CREO preferred)
    • Strong time management, prioritization & analytical problem solving
    • Ability to perform detail oriented work with high degree of accuracy

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear; and use hands to manipulate objects or controls.  The employee is regularly required to stand and walk.  On occasion the incumbent may be required to stoop, bend or reach above the shoulders.  The employee must occasionally lift up to 25 pounds. Specific conditions of this job include are typical of frequent and continuous computer-based work requiring periods of sitting, close vision and ability to adjust focus. Occasional travel.


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