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Mechanical Engineering Internship (Summer 2021)

UFP Technologies has a great opportunity for a full-time Summer 2021 Mechanical Engineer Intern in our Chicopee, MA location. UFP Technologies is an innovative designer and custom manufacturer of components, subassemblies, products, and packaging primarily for the medical market. Utilizing highly specialized foams, films and plastics, UFP converts raw materials through laminating, molding, radio frequency welding, and fabricating techniques. The Company is diversified by also providing highly engineered solutions to customers in the aerospace & defense, automotive, consumer, electronics and industrial markets.

Summary: Responsible for assisting the engineering department with design, test and transition activities necessary to bring products from concept through transfer to manufacturing, while ensuring that products meet customer requirements and are manufactured profitably. May assist the engineering and manufacturing groups with resolving process problems and improving safety, quality, and productivity on assigned programs/processes.

Under the supervision of an engineer or engineering manager you will get to: 

  • Develop layouts, solid models, assembly drawings and detail drawings for new and redesigned products, using ACAD or SolidWorks.
  • Interact with internal personnel including engineering, sales, customer service, as well as vendors to successfully complete assigned programs and projects.
  • Test materials and designs through screening testing or to demonstrate basic functionality.
  • Work with quality to measure and inspect parts to ensure conformance to specifications.
  • Participate on continuous improvement teams to improve efficiencies and profit margins.
  • Work with the production teams; operating heavy machinery and/or tools to adjust or repair.

To be eligible for this opportunity you will need to have:

  • Knowledge of ANSI Y14.5 drawing standard for dimensioning and tolerances.  
  • Knowledge of CAD software including SolidWorks, AutoCad and or Master Cam.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft office software.  
  • Mechanical design and Machine Shop knowledge are a plus. 
  • Strong verbal, written communication and mathematic skills. 
  • Team player who is willing to spend time away from their desk and on the floor working with our products.

Education and/or Training needed:

  • High School / College Courses and/or direct manufacturing experience.

This position will be a full-time position at $18 / hour over the 2021 Summer. We offer a full benefit package, including but not limited to medical, dental, vision, life, disability, 401K with a matching contribution, paid time off, paid holidays, employee discounts and much more.

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UFP Technologies, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.