As the Controls Engineering Co-op at Powerex, Inc. you will have the opportunity to support the engineering group. You will work with mechanical and electrical engineers of diverse backgrounds to develop solutions to manufacturing issues and design new products. Engineers with experience levels ranging from recent graduates to 30+ years of experience will support you as you develop design skills including Programmable Logic Controller (PLC), Human Machine Interface (HMI) and Variable Frequency Drive (VFD) programming, problem-solving ability, insight into different types of engineering roles, and gain experience with the design process.
The project-based approach to this co-op will allow you to contribute to ongoing development projects and perform product line maintenance. As a co-op onsite at Powerex you will work in an office, engineering lab, and assembly line/manufacturing environments. To be successful in this co-op you will need to be open to a variety of activities that support the engineering team and embrace new challenges that will come as you gain experience. Example tasks based on co-op experience level are below.
Harrison, OH (20 minutes outside Cincinnati, housing is not provided)
Hospital breathing air, laboratory nitrogen generators, bus kneeling capability, and many other applications require clean, dry, compressed air. Since 1988, Powerex has focused on designing and manufacturing reliable systems that supply compressed air and vacuum for these markets at the best value. Powerex has a full in-house engineering staff, which allows for the customization of systems and the development innovative new products to meet the needs of customers and changing markets.