Mechanical Engineering Intern

Oatey Co. is a privately held global corporation that manufactures and distributes products for plumbing professionals and consumers. The company is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio and has manufacturing and distribution facilities located in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and China. Oatey products can be found in residential and commercial applications and have achieved excellent brand name recognition with plumbing professionals and consumers. The company continually strives to offer innovative solutions to any plumbing application, and products are backed with the highest quality technical and customer support programs in the industry.

2023 Oatey Summer Internship Program – The Oatey Intern Experience

Interested in an internship with challenging projects, high visibility, professional networking, development, and fun?

Oatey is currently seeking college students for the summer of 2023 to join our award-winning program: The Oatey Intern Experience. Oatey offers a 12-week summer internship that will expose you to meaningful work and exceed your expectations. You will be a part of a diverse, collaborative team environment yet experience your own personal and individual growth. Our interns deliver excellence through high engagement and performance, which is why we often hire them post-graduation*.

* Based on outstanding performance and organizational needs

What we're looking for…

The Oatey Intern Experience supports our growing organization by attracting talented students to develop them into future leaders. It is unique with one-on-one mentorship, developmental feedback and coaching, lunch series, engaging networking events and weekly forums. You will work closely with experts to develop your skills and gain valuable insight in your chosen career field. Additionally, you will have exposure to all leadership levels of Oatey. Lastly, you will have a great time networking with other interns and forge lasting relationships.

Oatey offers a vigorous program that includes:

Learning and Development • Peer Mentoring • Challenging Team Projects • Community Involvement

Mechanical Engineering Intern Position Summary                             

Under general supervision of Sr. Engineers, the intern will complete a variety of assignments to provide general support to the Research and Development group and other disciplines interacting inside the Stage Gate process.  Assignments will make a positive contribution to Oatey as well as provide the student with “hands-on” work experience. 

Expectations & Accountabilities…

  • Assist Mechanical engineers with the preparation of project records, documentation and paperwork. 
  • Participate in product design projects including preparation of project forms and documentation, design specification and implementation. 
  • Assists the senior design engineers in the provision of technical support to sales, manufacturing, purchasing, quality and customer service.
  • Use computer aided drafting systems to prepare drawings and documentation related to specific engineering projects. 
  • Create solid computer models to predict material behavior in injection molds and other machines. 
  • Create bills of materials, material specifications and processes specific to a project. 
  • Work with cross functional teams in the development of new products. 
  • Other duties as assigned.

What you’ll need to be successful…

  • Education and Certification: Enrolled in an undergraduate engineering program with completion of at least four (4) semesters.
  • CAD Software – Solid Modeling in Solidworks
  • Strong ability to understand and help modify existing mechanical designs and products.
  • Excellent analysis skills.
  • Experience working with Excel and other Microsoft applications.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated high initiative.

Qualifications that will set you apart…

  • Finite Element Analysis preferred.
  • Affinity and experience with the water infrastructure industry preferred.
At Oatey we are committed to help our Associates grow their career. Apply today and grow with Oatey!