Support the manufacturing groups through machine design and process improvement activities relating to electrical components and processes.


Skills and Experiences

Preferred Education and Experience: 

  • Completion of at least one year of coursework toward obtaining a Bachelors of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering or related field. 
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Software. 
  • Familiarity with AutoCad (2-D) software is preferred. 
  • Previous electrical related experience and/or courses completed relating to industrial electricity is preferred. 

Key Job Functions to be performed during Internship: 

  • Update electrical schematics using AutoCad and process revisions to machine control systems. 
  • Become familiar with PLC (Programmable Logic Controller) and Man Machine Interface (MMI) program design. 
  • Implement PLC and MMI programs using GE Proficy and Allen-Bradley software suites. 
  • Support maintenance and manufacturing teams to solve electrical problems using troubleshooting skills. 
  • Become familiar with current specifications outlined in the Shape Corp Tool Quote and Build Manual, as well as with NEC, OSHA, ANSI, NFPA, IEC, RIA, NEMA codes. 
  • Perform basic robot operation and programming using Fanuc Robotic Control Systems. 
  • Specify and order electrical parts as needed to complete process improvement projects.  
  • Learn to apply controls design standards such as 480V - 3 Phase distributions, safety systems, communication wiring and low voltage signal diagrams. 
  • Obtain basic knowledge of automation devices such as: variable speed drives, sensors, servos, interfaces, I/O actuators and vision inspection. 

Opportunities related to the position:   

  • Electrical engineers at Shape have the opportunity to work in a variety of areas and interact with multiple disciplines on a daily basis. 
  • In addition to PLC and MMI systems, electrical engineers work with advanced automation technologies such as robotics, vision inspection systems, welding, motion control and data collection systems. 
  • Challenging environment associated with a tier one supplier. 
  • Leadership and communications are valued skills in this position. 
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