• R&D Mechanical Engineering Co-op - Jan-Jun 2019

    Job Location US-MA-Billerica
    Job ID
  • Company Overview and Values

    Why work at Entegris?

    Lead. Inspire. Innovate. Define Your Future.

    Not everyone who works for a global company shares the same background, experiences and perspectives. We leverage the differences of our employees to bring new ideas to the table. Every employee throughout the company is encouraged to share input on projects and initiatives. Our decision making process is truly a collaborative effort as we realize there are leaders at every level of the organization. We put our values at the core of how we operate as an organization — not just when it’s convenient, but in a lasting and meaningful way. We want the time and energy you spend here to have a positive impact on your life inside and outside of the office.

    Entegris is a values-driven culture and our employees rally around our core PACE values: 




    The Role

    The R&D Mechanical engineering co-op will focus on bringing new products to market. The position primarily involves product and fixture design as well as hands-on process development. Co-ops will gain valuable experience in plastic part design and automated manufacturing practices.

    In this role you will

    • Conduct research and assemble design proposals, provide accurate timelines for project tasks, and clearly present project details
    • Automation equipment operation and maintenance, adapting and improving current equipment
    • Fixture and component design, implementation using 3D modeling and drawing techniques
    • Part failure analysis with emphasis on identifying root cause and suggestions for improvement
    • CAD library and lab environment organization
    • Critical thinking and problem solving, constantly striving to improve the product development process
    • Adapt to project scope changes, analyzing and resolving problems and making quick, responsible decisions with limited information

    Traits we believe make a strong candidate

    • Proficiency using SolidWorks (3D modeling and drawing)
    • Manual dexterity, basic knowledge of tools and how to use them
    • Creative, detail-oriented, able to solve complex problems using methodical approach and rational thinking
    • Willingness to learn and adapt quickly in a fast paced working environment
    • Strong communication skills, ability to convey information both verbally and in writing
    • Machine shop experience and FEA knowledge are a bonus
    • Candidate must be currently enrolled in a mechanical engineering degree program at an accredited university.

    Your success will be measured by

    • Creativity & Innovation – co-ops are asked to bring new ideas and out of the box thinking to solve complex engineering challenges
    • Dedication to Excellence – successful co-ops strive to constantly learn new skills and gain valuable experience while making a meaningful contribution to the organization

    What we offer:


    At Entegris we are committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees and applicants. Our policy is to recruit, hire, train, and reward employees for their individual abilities, achievements and experience without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, marital or military status.


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