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Co-Op Assignment Length: January 2020 - August 2020
The Research Co-op provides a broad range of technical support to several engineers and scientists primarily in the Schick Research department. This support can be in the form of idea contributions, problem solving, analytical software generation ex. MatLab or LabView, data gathering, running experiments, CAD (SolidWorks) and a wide range of mechanical or biomedical skills. The Research Co-op assignments require the co-op to move freely through the majority of departments located in our main plant and both Commerce drive locations.
The general task duties for this job is to interact with several Research engineers and scientists, receive assignments, complete those assignments and deliver the required data
Work individually and in a team environment, includes cross-functional teams
Collaborate with lab personal, co-ops, scientist, engineers and management to accomplish designated projects
Apply problem-solving skills to resolve scientific and engineering issues
Receive training on desired equipment and safety regulations
Create detailed reports and presentations on work completed, this includes keeping a lab log book during the co-op period. Present results as required to engineers and related teams.
Required Skills and Experience
Preferred Skills and Experience
Knowledgeable in mechanical design and 3D CAD programs like SolidWorks and/or PTC Creo
Hands on experience beyond university classes ex. Hobbies that require a mechanical aptitude
Computer Programming Languages (LabView, Python, C#, and/or VBA)
Familiarity with electronics principles and electro-mechanical devices
Past work experience in industry
Requires little or no supervision after proper training and explanation of responsibilities
Divergent thinker with broad interest in science and technology
Technical problem solving and troubleshooting of custom lab equipment
Proficient in Windows applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
Strong interpersonal skills required to work in a project team environment
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