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Mechanical Engineer Co-op

Summer 2024 


Job Purpose:

To support design and development of products used in Fluid Handling systems. Position involves providing ideas, inputs and analysis as a project team member.


Essential Duties:

  • Participate in new product development as a member of a design team by:
    • Analysis of competitive products
    • Creation of detailed design drawings
    • Analysis of design to applicable standards (SAE, UL, etc.)
    • Analysis of design using engineering analysis tools and techniques (Finite Element Analysis, etc.)
    • Review of instruction manuals and product literature
    • Lab and field testing
    • Work effectively in a team environment
  • Analysis of Graco and competitive products including performance, features, cost, etc.
  • Assist in standard product support activities, such as:
    • Analyzing and writing products for Engineering Change Orders
    • Troubleshooting product problems in manufacturing, lab or field
    • "Minors" (cost reduction, packages, product upgrade)
  • Maintain current level of technical knowledge
  • Develop knowledge of:
    • Graco product line
    • Operational systems
    • Graco and industry design standards
    • Graco Quality Management System
    • Graco customer applications and requirements