Minco Products Inc.

Electrical Engineering Intern

Job Locations US-MN-Minneapolis
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At Minco, you can make a difference by being part of something that is evolving, growing and continually improving. Minco products can be found everywhere from on an oil rig miles under the sea to satellites miles above our heads - and in your doctor’s office! Our temperature sensing, controlling, and heating, as well as the flexible circuits that pull it all together, are in products that save people’s lives, explore the world, protect our military, and bring energy to everyone.


As an intern at Minco, you will work closely with our engineers in an environment that allows you to learn and apply new knowledge and skills which will help you to prepare for a fulfilling engineering career. This is an exciting opportunity to get real life experience in a manufacturing environment. This person will assist the department with engineering tasks in an effort to learn fundamental engineering techniques and responsibilities as they relate to the design and production of sensors, instruments, or other relates products.


Position Responsibilities:

  • Design of product, electrical test and mechanical fixtures, running engineering tests, part inspection, failure analysis, and process characterization
  • Analyze electrical schematics, PCB layouts, embedded firmware, and software source code to assist in engineering activities
  • Creation or improvement of acceptance test software systems
  • Meet with production technicians, internal customers, or other engineers to understand project requirements, objectives, timelines, and tasks
  • Assist with or coordinate communications within the plant; projects are specific in scope or by segment, more clearly defined, and involve closer oversight
  • Participate in design, process, and continuous improvement projects that impact limited production function
  • Work within objectives and timelines, and involve engineering or production personnel as required to complete tasks


Basic Qualifications:

  • Actively enrolled in an accredited engineering degree program
  • Sophomore level completed toward an engineering degree in electrical, computer engineering or other related program


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with analysis tools and test/inspection hardware and software
  • Familiarity with electrical schematics, embedded systems, and programming in C, Visual Basic
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Computer skills; Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint); and other applicable applications including ECAD/IDE software packages (Altium, Cadence, Visual Studio, MPLAB, etc)
  • Capable of solving technical problems and recommending solutions
  • Ability to work 10 to 20 hours per week during school year


Internships are considered temporary positions and are located at our headquarters in Fridley, MN.


At Minco, we offer benefits and services that help balance work life and personal life, a competitive wage and benefits package, opportunities for continuous improvement and personal growth, casual denim Fridays and company celebrations – some of the many reasons that make Minco a great place to work!


Find out why you would love working at Minco by learning more about our company culture and the rewards of working with us at www.minco.com/careers - then apply!


We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran, marital, or disability status.

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.


Minco Products, Inc. is an E-Verify employer.


This position requires use of information or access to hardware and software which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the definition of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.



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