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Mechanical Engineering Intern - New Product Development

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8d ago

ūüöÄ Summer Internship


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  • The ideal candidate for the Mechanical Engineering Intern - New Product Development position at Komatsu should be pursuing a bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related field, have good academic standing, strong problem-solving skills, proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, and preferably have previous internship or hands-on experience in mechanical or trade work. Proficiency in CAD tools and programming software is also preferred, along with proof of mechanical aptitude and interest.
  • The Mechanical Engineering Intern will be responsible for developing CAD and programming skills, participating in the generation of new machine level concepts, utilizing presentation skills, applying engineering analysis knowledge, building team interaction skills, collaborating cross-functionally, being involved in new product development processes, and applying and developing professional communication skills.

Summer Internship



  • As a Mechanical Engineering Intern, you will be responsible for a range of support activities for the New Product Development team. This team's focus is to design industry-leading mining shovels and excavators for Komatsu's Surface Mining division.  
  • This internship is available for Summer 2024 and will be based onsite at our South Harbor location in Milwaukee‚Äôs Harbor District. We offer full-time hours during the summer, and flexible part-time scheduling during the academic year.


  • Pursuing a bachelor's level degree in Engineering (Mechanical preferred)
  • Hold a rising Junior or Senior level in good academic standing, Sophomore standing may be considered
  • Ability to work independently as well a part of a team towards a goal
  • Excellent organization and personal time management skills; able to handle multiple tasks
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Possess effective problem solving and critical thinking skills, able to be creative and resourceful when needed
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite products (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Previous internship experience, or hands-on experience in trade work (mechanical repair, electrical work, machine shop work, etc.)
  • Basic experience with a CAD tool (AutoCAD, SolidWorks, ProE, Inventor, etc.) with SolidWorks preferred
  • Basic experience with programming software (Visual Basic, C++, LabVIEW, MATLAB, etc.)
  • Creative, high energy, and self-motivated
  • Proof of mechanical aptitude and interest based on previous proven skills and experience (STEM program, robotics, home projects)

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities



  • Develop CAD and programming skills (mechanical and structural layouts, mechanical dynamic simulation, in house user software modification and documentation)
  • Participate in the generation of new Machine Level Concepts through SolidWorks layouts
  • Utilize presentation skills
  • Apply engineering analysis knowledge and tools for design
  • Build team interaction/collaboration skills
  • Cross-functional collaboration (purchasing, manufacturing, quality assurance, etc.)
  • Involvement with new product development processes
  • Machine fundamentals (performance, geometry, component strength and life analysis)
  • Apply and develop professional communication skills (written and oral)


Work type

Full time

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