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Engineering Intern - 1st Shift in Coxsackie, NY at Ducommun

Date Posted: 1/21/2019

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Engineering Intern - 1st Shift

Job Description

Job Summary & Essential Functions:  The following describes in general terms the purpose and scope of the position. 

The Intern position is an opportunity for an Engineering student to gain real world experience in an aerospace manufacturing environment, while concurrently providing benefit to DASNY by performing a variety of engineering tasks in either the Project or Manufacturing Engineering areas.  Job duties include, but are not limited to, the following:  

•      The Intern may be responsible for reading and interpreting customers: Request for quote, contracts, purchase orders, electronic or hard copy drawings, and specifications. 

•      Through the evaluation of this data, the Intern may create quotation packages, documents, drawings, and processes for the purpose of meeting customer requirements. 

•      As necessary, the Intern may also be expected to support the Project/Design Engineers, Manufacturing Engineering and Manufacturing with the implementation of quotations that are awarded to the company. 

•      The Intern is expected to work cooperatively as a member of an Integrated Product Team (IPT) that includes Engineering, Quality, Contracts, Finance, and Supply Chain personnel.

•      Experience utilizing CAD/3D software; CATIA preferred but will train.

•      Proficient skills creating and manipulating spreadsheet packages; Excel preferred but will train.

•      Knowledge of manufacturing processes especially as they relate to sheet metal, tooling, fixtures, jigs and assembly; and be able to integrate that knowledge into process flow and tool design assistance.

•      Reads and has a thorough understanding of Engineering Drawings and associated Parts Lists

•      Plan manufacturing operations to facilitate production of sheet metal parts

•      Create and maintain accurate Bill of Material (BOM) requirements for sheet metal parts

•      Update planning as required for all purchase order/customer engineering changes or for all method improvement/correction type changes.

•      Assist project engineer in coordinating with customer and supplier engineers to ensure that all data, information, drawings, and other necessary information is available to build quality parts.

•      Write detailed Statement of Work (SOW) that accurately defines the activities to be performed by suppliers.

•      Assist the Integrated Product Team Quality representative to develop a quality assurance/inspection plan for each part and Assembly.

•      Incorporate appropriate tolerances and specifications into all planning documents as described by the Purchase Order and Engineering Drawings.

•      Assist in writing detailed work instructions to accomplish job in a safe and satisfactory manner.

•      Coordinate the necessary information with other engineers to make corrections or improvements to planning, tooling, programs or processes.

•      Develop Standard Operating Procedures utilizing drawings and specifications as well as interviews with operators.

•      Participate in improvement activities with Manufacturing Engineer and Work Center Managers to support manufacturing operations.

•      Data collection and analysis for continuous improvement of production processes.

•      Propose process changes to improve quality and/or throughput.

•      Responsible for the proper handling and management of hazardous waste generated in their work area.

•      Must be willing and able to work overtime as necessary.

•      Acceptable attendance is an essential function of the position.

•      Performs other duties as assigned or required by the position.

Skills & Qualifications

•      Current enrollment as an Engineering student – Mechanical, Aerospace, Systems or Process focus desired.


171 Stacey Road
Coxsackie, New York, 12051
United States