Mechanical Engineering Coop


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As a Mechanical Engineering Co-Op with Covestro, your primary responsibility is to work with the Application Development Group supporting the Polycarbonate business within Covestro located at our North American Headquarters in Pittsburgh, PA.

The incumbent will support part and mold design activities using state of the art CAD and CAE technologies as well as hands-on advanced mechanical/thermal testing and processing plastic parts.  The undergraduate co-op program provides increasingly challenging assignments that are commensurate with academic training and individual ability to assume job responsibility.

The incumbent will:

- Conduct mechanical and thermal part and sample testing using advanced lab equipment

- Conduct/support advanced injection molding and processing studies

- Support 3D Printing activities

- Prepare CAD models for CAE analysis

- Perform structural and mold filling calculations

- Develop design concepts using CAD software

- Support the marketing efforts by preparing required information, reports and presentations


The selected candidate will possess:

  • At the time of hire, the selected candidate must have completed the Sophomore or Junior year of college and enrolled in a Bachelor’s degree program with an emphasis in Mechanical or Plastics Engineering and should be participating in a college co-op program. 
  • Available to work beginning Jan 2019 or May 2019.
  • GPA of 3.0 preferred.
  • The candidate should also demonstrate:
  • Hands-on mechanical capabilities
  • Familiarity with structural analysis and thermal analysis concepts
  • Working experience with SolidWorks or similar CAD software
  • Familiarity with laboratory testing and processing equipment

Are you curious, courageous and colorful as we are? If so, we can offer you exciting career opportunities. We look forward to receiving your application including a cover letter, your resume, certificates as well as your salary expectations and your notice period. Become part of our Team - apply now!

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