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Mechanical Design Co-Op, Product Design


Milford, CT, US

Req ID:  488
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We are a global team of 6000 visionaries, doers, and makers. Our portfolio of over 25 brands touches lives in more than 50 countries. Together, we reimagine good mornings and endless summers, beauty and bonding, confidence and determination.


Position Summary

The mechanical design-engineering co-op will have the opportunity to design and develop new products and equipment in 3D using PTC Creo and/or SolidWorks CAD software.  They will utilize rapid prototyping techniques such as SLA, FDM, and CNC micro machining, to help create concept designs and evaluate potential product changes.  Candidates will primarily support other engineer’s projects in addition to working on some smaller projects for which they may be solely responsible. 


Dates: End of May though End of December, 2019

Eligibility: Juniors or Seniors


Universal Accountabilities

  • Work on individual designs and support ongoing programs as part of cross-functional teams
  • Apply problem-solving skills to design for efficient manufacturing and assembly
  • Interact with other Product Designers and Manufacturing Engineers and will integrate marketing requirements to ensure that designs are consistent with customer requirements for performance, functionality, style and packaging
  • Use analysis tools, such as finite element analysis and mold filling simulation to predict function, performance, and reliability.
  • Initiate and revise engineering documentation (specifications, standard operating procedures, etc.)
  • Create and submit engineering change orders (ECO) for the approval of design and documentation.


Specific Accountabilities

  • Candidate will work out of the Milford office, but may at times be asked to travel to the Shelton office for meetings


Required Skills and Experience

  • Junior or Senior Engineering student
  • Mechanical Engineering Major or Dual Mechanical Engineering/DIS preferred
  • Aeronautical or Biomedical Engineering Major with Eng. Graphics and CAD considered
  • Knowledge of 3D CAD (PTC Creo or SolidWorks encouraged)
  • Proficient in Windows applications (Work, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Strong interpersonal skills required to work in a project team environment
  • Possess the ability to work independently without the need for constant supervision / guidance.
  • All candidates must be currently eligible to work in the U.S. and provide proper documentation to substantiate.


Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Proficiency in PTC Creo 3D CAD design and surfacing
  • Knowledge of plastic part design and high-volume injection molding


Working Relationships

  • Interact with other Product Designers and Manufacturing Engineers
  • Reports to product design senior engineer or manager.


Work Environment

  • Travel Requirements – possible travel between Shelton and Milford offices
  • Physical requirements – sit at a desk and utilize a computer full time 
  • Standard first shift office hours
  • Exposure to health risks or conditions that may require the use of Personal Protective Equipment - None


Edgewell is an equal opportunity employer, and we prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.


Nearest Major Market: New Haven
Nearest Secondary Market: Hartford