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Intern - Plastics Engineer


Intern - Plastics Engineer

Cary, NC
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    Intern - Plastics Engineer - Summer 2019 College-University Recruiting Morrisville, North Carolina Description Xylem (XYL) is a leading global water technology company committed to developing innovative technology solutions to the worlds water challenges. The Companys products and services move, treat, analyze, monitor and return water to the environment in public utility, industrial, residential and commercial building services settings. Xylem also provides a leading portfolio of smart metering, network technologies and advanced infrastructure analytics solutions for water, electric and gas utilities. The Companys more than 16,500 employees bring broad applications expertise with a strong focus on identifying comprehensive, sustainable solutions. Headquartered in Rye Brook, New York with 2017 revenue of $4.7 billion, Xylem does business in more than 150 countries through a number of market-leading product brands. The name Xylem is derived from classical Greek and is the tissue that transports water in plants, highlighting the engineering efficiency of our water-centric business by linking it with the best water transportation of all that which occurs in nature. For more information, please visit us at The Role: Xylem is seeking Intern candidates with a Plastics Engineering background to join our team. As a member of the Plastics Engineering Team, the incumbent will be responsible for the development and qualification of plastics tooling in high volume production. The successful candidate will have demonstrated the ability to succeed in a fast paced, fluid environment, while ensuring that project initiatives are met. If you are excited and passionate to work on state-of-the art technology trends, we want to hear from you! We want someone who: * Attending an accredited University studying toward a Bachelors of Science degree in Plastics Engineering or equivalent. * Minimum GPA of 3.0 * Document and Maintain Injection Molding parameters * Root Cause and Resolve Manufacturing Related Issues * Is interested in conducting design reviews and working within cross-functional teams including electrical, software, firmware, manufacturing, marketing and supply chain. * Has exposure to engineering tools such as tolerance analysis, FEA and 3D CAD modeling. * Desire and ability to learn new tools, languages and design techniques. * Has a strong sense of ownership and drive * Has excellent written and verbal communication skills * Has strong customer focus Some of the things we need to see in every candidate: * Demonstrated skills in plastic components design, tooling expertise, process development and validation, project management and familiarity with mold troubleshooting * Knowledge of plastic injection molding, machining and/or electronic assembly/test * Experience with Design of Experiment (DOE), Statistical Process Control (SPC), and Lean Six Sigma concepts * Some experience with 3D CAD modeling software and data management tools; Creo (Pro Engineer) and Windchill preferred. * Ability to communicate effectively in writing, orally with both local and remote sites * Ability to work collaboratively within a team environment of engineers to meet aggressive goals and high quality standards * Demonstrated experience working with cross functional teams Physical Demands: (The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) * Regularly required to sit or stand, reach, bend and move about the facility Work Environment: (The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) * Office: Standard office equipment; work usually performed in an office setting free from any disagreeable elements. * Standard weekly job hours: 40 hours EOE including disability and veteran

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