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Mechanical Engineer Intern - Summer 2023

Apply Job ID REF8287Y Date posted 10/14/2022 Address 19875 South Diamond Lake Road, Rogers, MN Job Type Intern Job Status Non-Exempt

North Star Imaging is a world-class manufacturer of industrial X-ray imaging and computed tomography equipment. Founded in 1986, NSI is an Illinois Tool Works business unit offering big company benefits and stability along with a small/mid-size company atmosphere. Our customer base consists of a broad range of markets including aerospace, defense/military, automotive, medical device, and R&D organizations. Companies throughout the world rely on North Star's equipment and expertise to create high-quality products.


The Mechanical Engineering Intern learns from a team that keeps NSI on the cutting edge of NDT technology. This position sustains existing product and supports technical innovations to industrial x-ray, automation, and CT products from prototype to commercialization.  

SCOPE AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF POSITION:

  • Collaborate with engineers to provide robust mechanical design and technical support of NSI products and components throughout product lifecycle.
  • Analyze and have input to complex machine designs incorporating motion control systems, robotics, and part handling in accordance with product requirements. 
  • Design assemblies and components using SolidWorks.
  • Prepare detailed drawings and bills of materials for the fabrication and assembly of equipment.
  • Provide analysis of drive systems, structural assemblies and sub-components using basic calculation methods and Finite Element Analysis (FEA).
  • Interface with manufacturing to support product assembly, testing, troubleshooting and installation.
  • Interface with project/product management to ensure projects meet schedule and delivery requirements.
  • Develop working knowledge of X-ray and NDT techniques through NSI technical experts and practical application.
  • Lead and participate in design reviews for minor designs with cross functional teams and customers.
  • Collaborate with a cross functional team of software, controls, and NDT engineers to develop innovative solutions.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications:

  • Must be a junior or higher when internship begins
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication
  • Working knowledge of 3D CAD software, SolidWorks
  • Ability to present complex technical information to internal customers
  • Knowledge of all phases of mechanical hardware development & qualification
  • Experience working on cross functional teams (Sales, Supply Chain, Software, Manufacturing, Service, etc.)
  • Demonstrated understanding of mechanical principles
  • Knowledge with machine design, automation, and robotics
  • Demonstrated time management and prioritization skills
  • Experience with optical or x-ray imaging systems a plus!
  • Time management
  • Self-motivated
  • Continual learner
  • Ability to take lead when necessary
  • Passing results on both pre-employment drug and background checks
  • Documentation to prove you are legally able to work in the United States

Why Join North Star Imaging: (Division of Illinois Tool Works)

  • Full time opportunities may be available upon graduation
  • We offer competitive salaries along with extensive medical, vision, and dental plans for you and your family
  • We invest in our employees’ financial futures through 401k matching and tuition reimbursement
  • We help our employees develop their careers through mentorship, promotional opportunities, training and development, internship programs, and more.
  • We offer employee resource groups, paid time off and sick time off, employee events, and charity drives to build a culture of caring and belonging.
  • We foster a culture of empowerment and innovation, where employees feel valued and encouraged to bring their new ideas to the table.

NSI is an equal opportunity employer. We value our colleagues’ unique perspectives, experiences and ideas and create workplaces where everyone can develop their careers and perform to their full potential. 

As an equal employment opportunity employer, NSI 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.  

All of your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ITW is an equal opportunity employer. We value our colleagues’ unique perspectives, experiences and ideas and create workplaces where everyone can develop their careers and perform to their full potential. 

As an equal employment opportunity employer, 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.  

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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.

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