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Engineering Co-Op

🚀 Off-cycle Internship

Saint Louis

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Off-cycle Internship

EngineeringSaint Louis


  • Nidec is the world's No.1 comprehensive motor manufacturer handling "everything that spins and moves", miniature to gigantic. Nidec is a global enterprise comprised of over 300 subsidiaries/affiliates. We are a leading manufacturer of commercial motors, industrial motors, appliance motors, and controls. Our product line features a full line of high efficiency motors for industrial applications in water treatment, mining, oil and gas, and power generation, and for commercial applications such as pool and spa, condensers, cooling towers and large refrigeration units.
  • From keeping us comfortable in our homes to pumping clean water to making our cars more safe, electric motors are an indispensable part of our daily lives. At Nidec, our employees are on the forefront of developing new motor technologies. As we move deeper into the age of robotics, the impact of motors will only increase.


  • Planned B.S. degree or equivalent in Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering
  • Experience with electronics and the ability to use an oscilloscope are a plus
  • Strong technical knowledge and hands on skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Results oriented, self-motivated – high achiever
  • Strong analytical ability and strategic/critical thinker
  • Excellent organization skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize projects efficiently
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities



  • Assist engineers in performing motor tests
  • Prepare motors, test fixtures, and various test equipment
  • Collect data and summarize in a report using graphical analysis of the test data.
  • Assist engineers in troubleshooting motor issues.
  • Assemble, disassemble, and/or modify motors related to experimentation to determine improvements.
  • Use electronic and mechanical lab tools for various measurements to describe motor performance and features.
  • Prepare and ship motor samples to customers.
  • Ability to work 20 to 30 hours weekly
  • Work directly with applications engineering to solve application issues – also works with development, manufacturing and purchasing
  • Assist applications engineering team in identifying and developing motor designs for customer's specific general industry systems
  • Use calipers, a CMM, or a surface table to measure parts
  • Write engineering change notices
  • Run a dynamometer to test electric motors
  • Assist with samples, customer approvals, manufacturing issues and UL approvals
  • Estimates and tracks time required to perform customer and internal support


Work type

Part time

Work mode



Saint Louis