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Engineering Cooperative Education Student (co-op) Summer 2021

Location: Cary, NC, United States
Job Family : Engineering
Job Type : Regular
Posted : Feb 24, 2021
Job ID: 20864

Job Description
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The Parker LORD Co-op program provides participants a unique opportunity to experience a wide diversity of assignments, to work with subject matter experts/industry leaders, and most importantly an opportunity to gain valuable and diverse work experience and skillsets which ultimately impact our organization. Our objective is to develop and provide engineering opportunities through practical engineering work experience as well as personal development of leadership skills.

The candidate will take part in unique assignments spanning multiple functional areas likely including, but not limited to: Industrial Engineering, Quality Engineering, Electro-Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, etc. The candidate will assist engineers through the entire product development process from concept generations through design and have opportunities to work with our engineers and staff in test/validation of products for Parker LORD. Typical tasks may include performance/data analysis, prototype construction, application engineering, customer print reviews/reviewing and understanding customer needs and expectations, preparing product specifications/drawings (conceptualizing and designing cost effective solutions), product performance testing, preparing technical reports, documentation, and project coordination in support of the design engineer/product leader. The duration and start and completion of the program is based on the candidate’s academic calendar and availability. We are targeting those candidates that are interested in completing all rotational assignments with Parker LORD. The first rotation will begin Summer 2021 and alternate until the student has completed a full co-op program through NC A&T.

  • Must be actively pursuing a degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Aerospace Engineering.
  • The first rotation will begin Summer 2021 and alternate until the student has completed a full co-op program through NC A&T.
  • 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Strong leadership skills and a “can do” attitude
  • Proven ability to handle confidential information
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook
  • Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytical, mechanical conceptualization and problem-solving capabilities
  • Strong computer proficiency and the ability to quickly learn new applications
  • Detail oriented individual with demonstrated organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently (with minimal supervision) and within a team environment
  • Familiarity using CAD (3 dimensional Auto CAD/mechanical desktop) or related tools
  • Some experience making technical presentations and report writing
  • Strong innovation and creative thinking; self-motivated

    Founded in 1917, Parker Hannifin Corporation is a $13.7 billion, global company. With annual sales of $13.7 billion in fiscal year 2020, Parker Hannifin is the world's leading diversified manufacturer of motion and control technologies and systems, providing precision-engineered solutions for a wide variety of mobile, industrial and aerospace markets. The company has operations in 49 countries around the world. Parker has increased its annual dividends paid to shareholders for 63 consecutive fiscal years, among the top five longest-running dividend-increase records in the S&P 500 index. Parker’s engineering expertise and broad range of core technologies uniquely positions the company to solve some of the world’s greatest engineering challenges. By partnering with customers, Parker improves their productivity and profitability and seeks new ways to solve humanity's biggest challenges.

    Parker is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on grounds of age, race, religion, ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation or disability in relation to recruitment and employment.

    Drug-Free Workplace In accordance with Parker’s policies and applicable state laws, Parker provides for a drug-free workplace. Therefore, all applicants seeking employment with Parker will be subject to drug testing as a condition of employment.
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