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Mechanical Engineering Intern

Requisition ID:  119928
Business Unit:  Airframe Systems Tucson (3520)

Tucson, AZ, United States, 85755


Meggitt is a global engineering group specializing in extreme environment products and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defense and energy markets. We employ over 12,000 people across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, North America, with regional bases in India and the Middle East.


Job Designation

The Mechanical Engineering Intern supports Meggitt’s Engineering Department in its execution of engineering design changes in a timely manner and to supplement the mechanical engineering role in preventing or correcting quality defects, resolving production problems, and reducing material supply costs through increased customer-focused value analysis.

Job Core Responsibilities

• Mechanical Engineering support role for drafting primarily for existing / sustaining products including:
   -Detail 3D Modeling
   -Detail 2D Drafting
   -Piece part design
   -Assembly document updates
   -Other Mechanical Design related Output items
• Drafting of Engineering Changes at the direction of Engineers
• On the job learning of Mechanical Engineering principles and Meggitt Processes
• Employ knowledge and skills learned from school in day-to-day work
• Regular contact with Mechanical Engineers, Laboratory Technicians, Electrical and Systems Engineers, and Quality Assurance team members at Meggitt Tucson’s facility
• Develop positive and professional working relationships to accomplish tasks
• Accountable to generate accurate documentation at the direction of Electrical Engineers, Airworthiness Personnel, Laboratory Technicians
• Accountable to maintain a perspective of constant learning
• Accountable to keep track of assignments and prioritize tasks at the discretion of the Engineering Manager
• Accountable to effectively manage work and school balance
• Accountable to participate in department improvement initiatives
• Other responsibilities as assigned
• Regular, consistent and punctual attendance is required

Job Specifications

Physical Requirements

• Approximately 80% sitting and 20% standing/walking about in-door Company facilities.
• Lift and Carry up to 40 lbs.
• Use head and neck in static position, looking up/down and side-to-side.
• Perform light lifting from floor, table and shelf.
• Push and pull carts or mobile tables, loaded and unloaded.
• Minimal: heavy lifting from floor or higher, bending, twisting, climbing, lifting arms above shoulders, kneeling.
• Minimal: exposure to excessive noise, hazardous chemicals, hazardous equipment, uneven walking surfaces
• Typing with computer and keyboard

Job Specifications

Work Schedule: Dependent on school schedule and school commitments. This is a year round internship - candidates should be local.

Education: Currently studying under a BSME or BSAE at a 4 year university (Studying under a postgraduate degree is also acceptable) 
Certifications: None required
Years of Experience: Currently enrolled in Junior level Engineering classes (300 level) or higher level with a minimum GPA of 3.0 


• Proficient computer skills (Word, Excel).
• Proficient organizational skills and the ability to prioritize according to urgency while remaining flexible to changing situations
• Proficient communication skills; both verbal and written/grammar
• Proficient analytical skills
• Self-motivated
• Must be detail oriented
• Able to manage multiple, concurrent priorities
• Proven track record of commitment to school work
• Basic 3D CAD knowledge preferred
• On the job training of engineering tools, such as IBM DOORS, AutoCAD, Solidworks, and Altium will be provided.



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