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Intern - Mechanical Engineer - Summer 2019

Xylem (XYL) is a leading global water technology company committed to developing innovative technology solutions to the world's water challenges. The Company's 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 Company's 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 www.xylem.com.
The Role: Xylem is seeking Intern candidates with a Mechanical Engineering background to join our team. As a member of the Mechanical Engineering Team, the incumbent will be responsible for the development and ongoing engineering support of the Xylem portfolio. 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!
Essential Duties/Principal Responsibilities:
Some exposure with common product manufacturing processes such as hot plate welding, heat staking, ultrasonic welding, potting and parylene coating Solid understanding of analog and digital circuitry
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
Minimum Qualifications: Education, Experience, Skills, Abilities, License/Certification:
Attending an accredited University studying toward a Bachelor's of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.
Minimum GPA of 3.0
Interested in conducting design reviews and working within cross-functional teams including electrical, software, firmware, manufacturing, marketing and supply chain.
Exposure to engineering tools such as tolerance analysis, FEA and 3D CAD modeling.
Desire and ability to learn new tools, languages and design techniques.
A strong sense of ownership and drive
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong customer focus
Preferred Qualifications:
Experience with product testing and root cause analysis.
Familiar with regulatory agency requirements such as ANSI, AWWA, UL
Exposure to a fast paced team environment where you have interfaced regularly with electrical, back-end software, mechanical and system test engineers on system level design development.
Additional Information:
Physical Demands
Regularly required to sit or stand, reach, bend and move about the facility
Work Environment
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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