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Aerotek Mechanical Engineering Intern (2022 Grad) in Rockford, Illinois


Roughly 30-32 hours a week. Flexible schedule - work three 10-hour days or four 8-hour days. Will be very flexible to work with their schedule.


Mechanical Design :

o Provide design engineering for injection molded products.

o Design new equipment, tooling, fixtures, and manufacturing workstations.

o Make design improvements to existing products and manufacturing equipment.

Manufacturing Equipment and Processes:

o Investigate, specify, and implement new manufacturing equipment and processes for new products.

o Identify opportunities for automation, research options, and implement to reduce costs and improve quality.

o Optimize existing processes to reduce costs, improve quality and reliability.

o Support Lean Manufacturing and continuous improvement

programs to eliminate waste, reduce costs, and improve customer service.

o Provide direction and technical decision making for management involving capital asset purchases and expenses for projects and/or strategic activities.




o Create, update and maintain facility floorplan and

mechanical system drawings as needed.

o Investigate and recommend facility modifications,

renovations, and new facilities to accommodate organizational needs for

expansion or improvement of facilities.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

Current student status in a Bachelor of Science degree program in an engineering discipline.


Computer-Aided-Design – A basic working capability using computer-aided-design software using SolidWorks and AutoCAD.


Communication – Strong verbal and written communication skills for effective interpersonal interactions and to influence the organization to pursue initiatives and proposals. Good writing and documentation skills for preparing specifications, experimental plans, reports, and operating procedures.


Leadership – Ability to recognize a problem or opportunity and initiate efforts to improve the situation. Ability to manage projects, form and lead cross-functional teams to develop plans, build consensus, assign responsibilities, and follow-up to achieve team goals.

About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.