R&D Engineering Co-opXylem Inc. - Seneca Falls, NY
Xylem (XYL) is a leading global water technology company committed to developing innovative technology solutions to the world’s water 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 settings. With its October 2016 acquisition of Sensus, Xylem added smart metering, network technologies and advanced data analytics for water, gas and electric utilities to its portfolio of solutions. The combined Company’s nearly 16,000 employees bring broad applications expertise with a strong focus on identifying comprehensive, sustainable solutions. Headquartered in Rye Brook, New York with 2016 revenue of $3.8 billion, Xylem does business in more than 150 countries through a number of market-leading product brands.The name Xylem is derived from classical Greek and is the tissue that transports water in plants, highlighting the engineering efficiency of our water-centric business by linking it with the best water transportation of all – that which occurs in nature. For more information, please visit us at www.xylem.com.The Role: The R&D Engineering Coop under supervision and direction of senior lab staff will support engineering activities such as, test, modification, fabrication, design development and assembly of prototype electro mechanical systems, experimental design circuitry or specialized test equipment. Applications may include analog, digital and/or video circuits, and logic systems. Ability to work from schematics, diagrams, written and verbal descriptions, layouts or defined plans to perform testing, checkout and trouble-shooting functions. Performs operational test and fault isolation on systems and equipment. Assists in determining methods or actions to remedy malfunctions. The candidate will also assist in the design, construction and fabrication of R&D Lab test equipment. Uses manufacturing test, development or diagnostic equipment, including, but not limited to, test programs oscilloscopes, signal generators and specialized test apparatus. Essential Functions:
Under general supervision supports engineering activities such as design, test, check-out, modification, fabrication and assembly of prototype electro mechanical systems, experimental design circuitry or specialized test equipment.
Develops solutions to technical problems of moderate (semi-routine) scope and complexity
Contributes to the completion of milestones associated with routine technical tasks.
Works with contacts in immediate work unit to obtain and/or provide information to complete assignments.
Has a strong sense of ownership and drive
Wants to learn from experienced engineers, technicians, and managers
Performs other duties as assigned.
Capable of physically performing the duties in an industrial R&D test lab, consisting of lifting turning and use of basic tools.
Minimum Qualifications/ Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Attending an accredited University studying toward a BSME or BSMET
Minimum rising sophomore in standing
Basic knowledge of test methodologies and statistical tools used to solve problems
Willingness to work in a research and development environment
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
Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, dynamic, and high visibility environment and work well as part of a team
Proficient in MS Office: Word, Excel, PPT
Labview experience preferred
Experience with hand and power tools
Understanding formal problem solving methodologies
Strong mechanical aptitude
Must be willing to work out of the specified Xylem location
Strong oral and written technical communication skills preferred
Physical Demands:(The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
Light lifting (20-25 lbs.), office environment
Regularly required to sit or stand, reach, bend and move about the facility
Regularly required to listen, talk to, and see employees on a daily basis.
Work Environment:(The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
Office: Standard office equipment; work usually performed in an office setting free from any disagreeable elements.
Standard weekly job hours: 40 hours
9 days 15 hours ago
applyR&D Engineering Co-op Xylem Inc. - Seneca Falls, NY, United States
Xylem. Derived from classical Greek, our name refers to the supporting tissues that help transport water and nutrients from a plant's roots to its leaves. To the people of Xylem, our name stands for our promise to live our values while solving our customers' most challenging water problems, and to set industry standards for fluid technology applications and water solutions.
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