Zodiac Aerospace Mechanical Engineering Intern (Summer 2019) in Brea, California

Mechanical Engineering Intern (Summer 2019)

Location:Brea, CA

Department:

Posted:11-05-2018

Location Name:Brea, CA

Wage:Depends on Experience

Want to work at an In-flight Entertainment (IFE) company that’s different? We’re famous for thinking outside of the box. We are looking for talented individuals to join us in our mission to redefine and revolutionize in-flight entertainment. Start a career at Zodiac Inflight Innovations and you’ll be joining an experienced and innovative team whose challenging spirit and imaginative work has created one of the best IFE systems on the market, RAVE.

Job Summary:

Want to work at an In-flight Entertainment (IFE) company that’s different? We’re famous for thinking outside of the box. We are looking for talented individuals to join us in our mission to redefine and revolutionize in-flight entertainment. Start your career with an engaging hands-on internship at Zodiac Inflight Innovations and you’ll be joining an experienced and innovative team whose challenging spirit and imaginative work has created one of the best IFE systems on the market, RAVE.

The Mechanical Engineering department develops product concepts to meet customer specifications, generates analytical data through simulations or calculations, builds prototypes of new product designs, finalizes drawings for production fabrication, and collaborates with other departments to deliver new LRUs that pass FAA certification requirements in advance of program timeline commitments.

The Mechanical Engineer Intern will assist in conceptualizing and developing products containing mechanical as well as electromechanical components for the manufacture, assembly, and test of RAVE IFE products that are required for our airline customer orders. The Intern will work with an Engineer to assist in the design of new products that meet or exceed all customer requirements for functionality, performance, and reliability while improving the overall passenger experience, visual appearance, and ease of use of our products.

Cross-functional Interaction:

  • Electrical Engineering - to ensure our products meet customer performance specifications.

  • Systems Engineering - to ensure our products meet system function and reliability specifications.

  • Marketing - to ensure we develop products that will meet the current as well as future needs of our customers.

  • Purchasing - to ensure clear and accurate fabrication drawings so we receive consistently high quality materials / parts.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Component and simple assembly design

  • Mechanical drafting and technical document authoring

  • Conduct tests, design manufacturing fixtures, support senior colleagues

  • May include involvement in fabrication, operation, application, installation, and/or repair of products as required to accomplish company goals

Preferred Qualifications and/or Education:

  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical, Aerospace, or related Engineering discipline

  • Experience with Solidworks preferred

  • Courses and/or experience related to Solidworks Flow Simulation experience (thermal simulation for electronics)

  • Courses and/or experience related with molded plastics design

Soft Skills:

  • Must be proactive, enthusiastic, innovative, and looking to be challenged

  • Ability to develop creative solutions and resolve problems

  • Ability to multi-task and adapt to changing priorities

The preceding functions and requirements have been provided as examples of the type of work performed by employees assigned to this job classification. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations, if required, so that employees can perform the essential functions of the job.

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