Skip to main content
Search jobs

Intern - Mechanical Engineer

Apply Now Submit a Referral Job ID REF11688I Date posted 10/10/2023 Address Coronation Road, High Wycombe, England Job Type Full-time

Instron is a global organization that designs, manufactures, sells and services materials testing applications and its leadership in the marketplace is continually expanding. You will find that our established strength, commitment to our core values and team focus provides an engaging work environment and offers exceptional opportunities for personal and career development.

July 2024 Intake - 12 month paid Internship

Job purpose
Working with Project Engineers and Managers, an Intern Mechanical Engineer role contributes to the design, development and support of the mechanical aspects of Low Force products.

Key Tasks & Responsibilities
• Contribute to mechanical engineering design of Low Force products.
• Preparation of BOM, design schemes and proposals
• Responsibility for detail design and for drawing set update
• Adhere to drawing office standards and design standards.
• Apply theoretical design studies to development decisions.
• Assist as necessary in the procurement of components and liaison with vendors.
• Some hands on experience in the Engineering laboratory.
• Assisting Engineers in the running of tests and recording of test data.
• Maintain a log book to record the work undertaken.

Key Competencies (includes skills)
• Ability to carry out design and detail functions using CAD ( preferably Solid Edge)
• Ability to do basic engineering calculations to substantiate design solutions
• Ability to work well within a cross-functional cross-cultural team structure
• Ability to work under time pressure and manage own time to meet project timescales
• Ability to pay attention to detail


Undergraduate studying towards a degree in an Engineering discipline (e.g. MEng, BEng).

Based in the European HQ in High Wycombe.

This is an opportunity to join a successful team where you can make a significant impact.  Enjoy a competitive compensation and benefits package.

Company Benefits
25 days holiday.
Contributory Pension (with employer contributions up to 11% of salary).
Free life cover
Free Private Medical Insurance for self.  Family members can be added at discounted cost.
Free Long-term Disability Insurance
On-site, free car parking.
Discounted corporate membership of local sports facilities.
On-site Restaurant.

Instron is an equal opportunities employer.

Apply Now
Submit a Referral

Want personalized job recommendations based on your interests?

Sign up for alerts to get started!

Notify me of jobs

At ITW, we value our colleagues' unique perspectives, experiences, and ideas and create workplaces where everyone can develop their careers and perform to their full potential.

Equal Opportunities

ITW is committed to equal employment opportunity and fair treatment for employees, beginning with the hiring process and continuing through all aspects of the employment relationship.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Read more information here.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability and are unable or limited in your ability to use or access this online application system process due to your disability, please email to request assistance. No other requests will be acknowledged.