Mechanical Engineering Intern (Fall 2016)
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POST DATE 9/1/2016
END DATE 10/21/2016
New York, NY
JOB DESCRIPTIONJob Description
We are currently seeking qualified Mechanical Engineering intern candidates to participate in our paid Fall Internship Program within the Engineering Department.
Assist Product Engineers in the engineering development and transformation of new design concepts into manufacturable products.
Assist in designing products for cost effective manufacturing, utilizing processes such as injection molding, casting, sewing, wood machining, painting and various assembly and decoration techniques.
Help apply new technologies, innovate, creatively solve problems and manage project schedules.
Participate in formal and informal cross-functional team meetings with Engineers, Designers and Marketers which discuss all aspects of product design, development and marketing in preparation for a product s successful production and release into worldwide markets.
Communicate and coordinate with global business partners to assure successful completion of projects. Gain experience interfacing with overseas and North American manufacturing.
Work within a fun and friendly consumer product design and development environment and learn how toys are created and refined for optimal safety, play-value, manufacturability and reliability.
Experience, Education & Skills
Working towards a Bachelor s degree in Mechanical Engineering
Career interest in consumer product design and development
Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
Good problem solving skills and strong mechanical aptitude
Strong time management skills and the ability to manage multiple priorities
Ability to set and accomplish goals
Strong communication and interpersonal skills with ability to work effectively with individuals at all levels (within and outside the organization)
Experience with MS Office Suite programs
Pro-E and CAD experience is a plus
Fisher-Price, Inc. is a subsidiary of Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT) with offices located in East Aurora, N.Y. and New York, N.Y. Fisher-Price is one of the most trusted brands in babygear, infant and preschool toys, and conducts business in 150 countries around the world, producing toys in more than 40 languages. Child development expertise coupled with innovation is reflected in the company s best-known brands including Laugh & Learn , Little People , Power Wheels , and Imaginext . We re also a leading developer of character-based toys for children s programming such as Thomas & Friends , Dora and Friends: Into the City!, and Jake and the Never Land Pirates. For more information, visit www.fisher-price.com (U.S.) and www.fisher-price.ca (Canada) or connect with Fisher-Price on Instagram, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter or Pinterest.
Mattel is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer