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Company: Smiths Medical
Location: Southington, CT
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


Job Description

Smiths Medical is seeking a Mechanical Engineering Co-op in Southington, CT to be a technical contributor on various projects with our Research and Development Department. Headquartered in Plymouth, Minnesota, Smiths Medical is a leading innovator and producer of medical devices that provide critical patient care to leading hospitals and facilities around the globe. The company specializes in creating low-cost, highly reliable and precise devices for infusion pump systems, rapid fluid warmers, respiration assistance, and implantable vascular access devices.

This a co-op is scheduled in coordination with the student's university. The duration of the position is January - August 2021.  

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Accept work direction from engineers which includes; design and development of next generation medical devices, driving continuous improvement initiatives, problem solving, and influencing cross functional teams
  • The successful candidate will be assigned work with senior engineers to perform technical tasks within the Engineering group for both new and ongoing R&D projects
  • Writing test protocol and report
  • Present work to division management at end of term
  • Enrolled in a 4-year accredited college program majoring in mechanical engineering
  • Minimum of a 3.0 GPA
  • Strong engineering aptitude with good ‘hands-on' skills
  • Interest in design, test, systems, and/or production engineering fields
  • Working knowledge of computer aided design (CAD) software
  • Interest in design, test, systems, and/or production engineering fields
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Ability to take work direction as a learning opportunity
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Power Point, Project)
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to work independently and organize/prioritize job assignments and tasks
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast paced, rapidly changing environment
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively to management and cross functional team members
Salary & Benefits

In addition to a competitive compensation package, Smiths Medical offers a comprehensive benefit package including Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K and much more!

About Us

Smiths is always looking for curious minds. For new colleagues who want responsibility and relish a challenge. Those who would like to use their talents to help make the world safer, healthier, more efficient and more connected.

We're proud that we've been helping propel the human world forwards during our 160 year history of innovation. By looking at things differently. By adapting and never standing still. And by always thinking big.

Today we're an aligned global business of five divisions and around 22,000 colleagues, that touches the lives of millions every year across five vibrant global markets.

In Smiths Medical, one of the five divisions of Smiths Group, we touch the lives of millions of people every day. Our colleagues are focused on providing innovative, lifesaving solutions for patients around the world.

So whether you're an experienced professional or just starting out on your career, our global scale and focus on growth means great career opportunities for the right colleagues. There's never been a better time to join Smiths. And help us create the future.

Diversity & Inclusion

We believe that different perspectives and backgrounds are what make a company flourish. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, economic status, disability, age, or any other legally protected characteristics. We are proud to be an inclusive company with values grounded in equality and ethics, where we celebrate, support, and embrace diversity.

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