Intern, Manufacturing Engineering

  • Nordson
  • Huntington Beach, CA, USA
  • Feb 06, 2020
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Nordson Medical’s Internship Program is designed to provide College and University enrolled or recently graduated high performing individuals with a meaningful experience within the Medical Device Industry. Interns are given the opportunity to gain valuable Research & Design, Operations/Manufacturing, Quality and Supply Chain experience through focused projects to advanced business and operational performance.

We are seeking a Manufacturing Engineering Intern who will assist the Engineering team.

This is a short-term position that will run for approximately 13 weeks

  • Summer session will run from May through August of 2020
  • Review and selection of applicants will begin immediately 

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

The Intern will be a member of the Manufacturing Engineer Team working on a variety of projects and assignments.

Projects and Assignments to include:

  • Support activities involved with the design, setup and organization of production work cell
  • Interact with Engineers of various Engineering and science disciplines
  • Assist with test method development (fixtures, methods, GR&R, etc.)
  • Assist with product verification and validation testing requirements, testing protocols and testing reports to ensure products meet specification
  • Assist with the investigation and problem solving of critical product/process problems on demand
  • Perform all other essential duties as assigned 

Education and Experience Requirements

Education: Active enrollment in Mechanical Engineering, Quality Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or Manufacturing Engineering Education Program (bachelors or masters) with completion of sophomore year.

Experience: No experience required, SolidWorks, CAD and Visio experience preferred but not required 

Skills and Abilities

Preferred Skills and Abilities

  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Proficient use of SolidWorks 3D CAD (preferred) and Microsoft Office Suite (required)
  • Motivation to successfully complete tasks in a timely manner
  • Strong hands-on technical ability
  • Ability to prepare standard reports/documentation and to communicate results to Site Leadership team
  • Ability to organize, analyze and draw conclusions from the test data
  • Ability to create engineering change orders and write justifications for changes 

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Travel Required


Nordson Corporation provides equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees. No person is to be discriminated against in any aspect of the employment relationship due to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, citizenship status, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. 

All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of our pre-employment drug screening and background/criminal check, consistent with applicable laws.

Experience level of the applicant we want

College / Sixth form, High School