Advanced Manufacturing Engineering Co-Op
Industrial Operations
Full Time
Anderson, South Carolina

Electrical, Mechanical, Industrial Engineering or Architecture Co-Op students will be assigned construction or mechanical projects by their group manager. They will work closely with a senior manufacturing engineer as a member of one of several design and/or project management groups.


Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Assist in the design and production of manufacturing equipment and processes for high volume and automated manufacturing facility
  • Plans, develops and coordinates execution of design and fabrication of manufacturing equipment and production tests; analyze test data and determines whether functional and performance specifications have been met
  • Perform troubleshooting analyses of manufacturing equipment and process performance issues and suggest improvements
  • Demonstrate and improve project management skills, including management of project schedules, understanding the manufacturing engineer's role in entire production process.
  • Hands-on exposure to manufacturing and constructions processes.
  • Participation in Co-Op manufacturing project(s).
  • Change and check engineering drawings, bills-of-materials, test specifications, and other engineering documentation.
  • Work closely with engineers, lab and drafting technicians, engineering managers, and engineering support staff to carry out assigned projects.
  • Exposure to Production Planning; entire manufacturing engineering process from concept to production
  • Responsibilities will increase with each successive term

Minimum Qualification

  • Candidates must have the ability to work full time during their rotation and part-time between rotations (15-25 hours part-time, 3 rotations).  We will have a flexible work schedule during times that a student is not in a formal rotation.  
  • Local students with reliable transportation required.
  • A minimum of a first semester sophomore in mechanical engineering, industrial engineering, electrical engineering and/or architecture is required.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Self-driven and motivated.
  • Willingness to develop new skills.
  • Strong computer skills- Microsoft office products experience required, proficiency in 2D and 3D modeling programs preferred. 
  • Minimum of a 2.0 GPA.