CBU CO-OP STUDENTS ONLY (FALL TERM) – Machining Experimentation Intern, Protocase

Requirements

Protocase manufactures custom electronic enclosures and sheet metal components for scientists, engineers and innovators all over the world. To meet the needs of this group, Protocase created an ‘ultra-lean’ manufacturing management system that allows it to build custom sheet metal jobs in 2-3 days, with no minimum orders. Our customers now total more than 10,000 worldwide, and include Boeing, NASA, IBM, Lockheed Martin, and SpaceX, among others.

Protocase is seeking a motivated student in an engineering cooperative program for a four-month co-op term. This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious student to gain valuable experience working with our team of engineers, software developers, and other team members in a dynamic, fast-paced manufacturing environment.

  • Must be detail-oriented and a diligent record-keeper
  • Only Bachelor of Engineering Technology 3 yr program degree students in either Electronics & Controls or Petroleum are eligible for the CBU Co-op Option
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to work both independently and within a team
  • Be willing to locate to Sydney, NS for the duration of the coop term

Responsibilities

The student will work with our R&D team and CNC machining team to complete experiments to improve our manufacturing processes.

Job responsibilities (under the guidance of team members):

  • Work with team members and stakeholders to identify and deliver projects to support plant operations
  • Identify required resources required to execute the project scope
  • Plan and complete experiments to test speeds and feeds on CNC machines
  • Organize and analyze data resulting from experiments
  • Communicate project performance to management

Application Details

  • Wage: $15/hour, 40 hours/week
  • Term: 16 weeks
  • Deadline: July 1st

Interested applicants may send their cover letter and resume no later than Sunday, July 1st, 2018 to Student Placement Officer Carly Turnbull at carly_turnbull@cbu.ca 

  • Only Bachelor of Engineering Technology 3 yr program degree students in either Electronics & Controls or Petroleum are eligible for the CBU Co-op Option