Research Co-Op

Edgewell Personal Care Milford , CT 06460

Posted 2 weeks ago

We are a global team of 6000 visionaries, doers, and makers. Our portfolio of over 25 brands touches lives in more than 50 countries. Together, we reimagine good mornings and endless summers, beauty and bonding, confidence and determination.

Co-Op Assignment Length: January 2020 - August 2020

Position Summary

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.

Universal Accountabilities

  • 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.

Specific Accountabilities

  • The Research co-op will work out of the main Milford plant as well as 50 & 60 Commerce drive buildings

Required Skills and Experience

  • Junior or Senior ME or BME with effective verbal and written communication skills

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

Edgewell is an equal opportunity employer, and we prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

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