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Mechanical Engineering Intern

Company: CareerLink
Location: Valley
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

28800 Ida St Valley Nebraska 68064-8016

Why Valmont

Welcome to Valmont, where a world of opportunity awaits. When you join our team, you become part of a passionate group dedicated to changing lives and conserving resources around the globe. We want problem solvers who roll up their sleeves to foster progress and innovation for all people. At Valmont, we provide infrastructure, irrigation, tubing and coatings to the world. We strengthen cities. We nourish croplands. We design, manufacture and coat. Our products and services make a difference. Join us, and BUILD YOUR WORLD.

Job Summary:
Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for the Mechanical Engineering Intern position in the Global Irrigation division. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will be an active participant in contributing to the goals of the Mechanical Engineering team, while learning best practices from some of the finest Engineers in the world. You will learn a tremendous amount in this role and will be given exposure to other parts of the business, including subject matter experts from a wide variety of divisions and professions. Valmont's internship program mission is provide a hands-on learning experience through project work, leadership development, job shadowing and interaction with senior leadership.

Essential Functions/Duties:
This position reports to the Mechanical Engineering Manager
This role may require up to 10% travel (domestic)
Engage in design and development activities to meet project requirements
Work with individuals from Manufacturing Engineering, Ag Specialty, Service and Engineering Services to ensure design efficiency and manufacturability
Participate in technical design review meetings and conference calls and provide mechanical design direction and input
Learn and follow standard design and development procedures, recommending updates to design procedures when needed
Develop modifications to existing designs and products to meet changes in manufacturing capabilities, support cost reduction activities, and address reliability and warranty issues
Be involved in the engineering design and development of new products to meet requirements as defined by the Product Management team
Responsible for maintaining good relationships with customers, field personnel and other Valmont departments to ensure the most efficient working environment
Responsible for coordinating and conducting laboratory or field testing as situations dictate
Provide technical support to other departments as required toward meeting the needs of our customers

Basic Qualifications:
Junior or Senior pursuing a degree in Mechanical or Agricultural Engineering
A strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and Power Point
Mechanical, electrical or electronic aptitude
Excellent communication, organizational, analytical and interpersonal skills
The ability to work well in a team environment
Passion and integrity with the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results
Ability to travel domestically up to 10% of the internship

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience in an agricultural setting
3D computer aided design experience

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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Keywords: CareerLink, Omaha , Mechanical Engineering Intern, Engineering , Valley, Nebraska

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