College Co-op, New Product Development- Fall 2018 in Warsaw, IN at Tecomet

Date Posted: 3/12/2018

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    Warsaw, IN
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Job Description

 The New Product Development (NPD) Engineering Co-op will work under direct supervision/guidance of a development engineer to create and test new product designs and formulate manufacturing specifications.  Together they will innovate new medical instruments from conception to launch.  With a cross functional team, the NPD intern will document the surgical user needs and translate the needs into design inputs.  The team will create designs according to the design inputs, verify and validate the user needs in a simulated clinical setting.  This is accomplished by maintaining Tecomet’s principles of Safety, Quality, Customer Satisfaction and Innovations.


  •  Complete basic design control documentation to be included in a product design history file including:
    • Writing and/or verifying user needs and product specifications
    • Verification and testing processes
    • Raw materials and product
    • Risk mitigation
    • Validation activities
    • Work with cross-functional groups to assess and implement design for manufacturability and inspection requirements.
    • Create 3D parameterized models, and complete engineering drawings using Unigraphics and SolidWorks.
    • Identify and critically analyze functional relationships between mating components in a product/device.
    • Document and justify changes made to product features across several print and model revisions.
    • Assist cross-functional teams with developing part GD&T to optimize fit, form and function of new and existing products.
    • Document, initiate and lead engineering change notices with cross functional team.
  • Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by manager/s as deemed appropriate.
    • Support Lean initiatives in day to day engineering processes.


  •  Ability to create, read, and interpret engineering drawings.
  • Machining and materials background a plus.
  •  Unigraphics/SolidWorks a plus.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel required.
  • Must be organized, detail oriented, self-motivated. 
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Must be customer service focused.


  • In pursuit of a  B.S. in Engineering, preferably Mechanical Engineering or Biomedical Engineering
  • Minimum GPA: 3.2/4.0


  • Well lighted, heated/or air-conditioned indoor office/production setting with adequate ventilation.
  • Light physical activity performing non-strenuous daily activities of a primarily administrative nature.
  • Ability to maneuver throughout the facility/facilities as needed.
  • Manual dexterity sufficient to reach/handle items and work with fingers.
  • Ability to wear proper PPE

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS:      NO                                                            

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DISCLAIMER REGARDING THIS JOB DESCRIPTION – Tecomet has determined that the requirements, skills, and abilities included in this job description are the minimal standards required to successfully perform this job.  The duties, responsibilities, and requirements in this job description should never be considered to be all inclusive.  Additional duties may be assigned by supervisors at any time, as the Company’s needs require.  In accordance with Americans with Disabilities Act, it is possible that the essential functions of this job may be modified to reasonably accommodate disabled individuals.  However, no accommodations will be made which may pose serious health or safety risks to the employee or others, or which impose undue hardships on Tecomet.  THIS JOB DESCRIPTION DOES NOT CREATE A CONTRACT BETWEEN YOU AND TECOMET  – This job description does not create a contract of employment.  Tecomet is an at-will employer and reserves the right to terminate any employee for any reason not prohibited by law.  Tecomet is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/W/Vet/Disabled