Mechanical Engineering Intern

Pentair, Inc. Madison , WI 53706

Posted 6 days ago

Company Overview

At Pentair, we believe the health of our world depends on reliable access to clean water. We deliver the most comprehensive range of smart, sustainable water solutions to homes, business and industry around the world. Our industry leading and proven portfolio of solutions enables people, business and industry to access clean, safe water, reduce water consumption, and recover and reuse it. We help ensure water is clean when returned to the environment. Whether it's for fitness and fun, healthier homes, better flood control, safer sky rises, more sustainable ways to farm, or safe drinking water for those who need it most, we won't stop until the world's water is managed the best way possible.

From approximately 130 locations in 34 countries, Pentair's 10,000 employees are united in our unwavering belief that the future of water depends on us. Our 2017 revenue was $2.8 billion, and we trade under the ticker symbol PNR.

Job Summary

The Engineering Department is currently looking to hire a Mechanical Engineering Intern for the fall of 2018. This position will successfully assist the Engineering team with new product development, value engineering, warranty reduction and/or component consolidation project work. This will involve data gathering, data analysis, creation of project/test plans, component design, testing, and analysis of results.

The Mechanical Engineering Intern will also be assisting with day to day support activities and other Engineering projects including, engineering change requests, drawing requests, production support and process definition.

Tasks will include:

  • Support the acquisition, analysis and presentation of hydraulic performance test data.

  • Compile data and format for input to the DOE database and the pump selection tool.

  • Evaluate data from various prototype designs, analyse and develop comparisons and correlations to aid future designs.

  • Aid in the assembly, testing, calculation and staging of 2 new lineshaft turbines.

  • Short duration VAVE projects.

  • Quality and QFF participation and analysis

Job Requirements & Skills

  • Student working towards a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a sophomore standing or higher

  • Ability to work closely with manufacturing functions.

  • Test and evaluate returned products.

  • Solid working knowledge of Excel and SolidWorks or equivalent

  • Exposure to CFD, FEA or other computational software

  • Experience with pumps is a plus

  • Ability to multi-task and manage several projects concurrently

Additional Information

Learning Opportunities:

At the end of the internship this individual will have a thorough understanding of the manufacture, operation and performance of centrifugal pumps.

EEO Statement

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Mechanical Engineering Intern

Pentair, Inc.