Xylem Intern - Mechanical Engineer - Summer 2018 in Morton Grove, Illinois

Xylem (XYL) is a leading global water technology company committed to developing innovative and smart technology solutions to the world’s water and energy utility 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, and agricultural settings. With its November 2016 acquisition of Sensus, Xylem added smart metering, network technologies and advanced data analytics to its portfolio of solutions for water, gas and electric utilities. Headquartered in Rye Brook, New York with 2015 revenue of $3.7 billion, Xylem does business in more than 150 countries through a number of market-leading product brands. The Company’s nearly 16,000 employees bring broad applications expertise with a strong focus on identifying comprehensive, sustainable solutions.

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!

We want someone who:

  • Attending an accredited University studying toward a Bachelors of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0

  • Is interested in conducting design reviews and working within cross-functional teams including electrical, software, firmware, manufacturing, marketing and supply chain.

  • Has exposure to engineering tools such as tolerance analysis, FEA and 3D CAD modeling.

  • Desire and ability to learn new tools, languages and design techniques.

  • Has a strong sense of ownership and drive

  • Has excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Has strong customer focus

Some of the things we need to see in every candidate:

  • 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

It would be awesome if you:

  • Have experience with product testing and root cause analysis.

  • Are Familiar with regulatory agency requirements such as ANSI, AWWA, UL

  • Had 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.