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Mechanical Engineering Intern/Co-op

Redwood Materials

Redwood Materials

Other Engineering
Sparks, NV, USA
Posted on Thursday, February 1, 2024

About Redwood Materials

Redwood Materials was founded in 2017 to create a circular supply chain for electric vehicles and clean energy products, making them more sustainable and driving down the cost for batteries. We’re doing this by developing and deploying new technologies to increase the scope and scale of recycled and sustainable materials in the global battery supply chain.

Mechanical Engineering Intern - Summer 2024

Redwood Materials is seeking an entrepreneurial summer Mechanical Engineering Intern to support our pilot and commercial scale production operations.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Leading and supporting technical design and specification of new mechanical processing equipment and manufacturing facilities.
  • Conducting high-level technical troubleshooting of equipment and electromechanical systems.
  • Developing prototypes, research projects, and experiments for new processes.

Desired Qualifications

  • Pursuing a B.S. or advanced degree in mechanical engineering or a closely related discipline.
  • Prior engineering internship experience with a leading technology or manufacturing company.
  • Hands-on experience building products or projects in the workshop or lab and living with your own designs in a functional environment.
  • Coursework and/or experience with thermodynamics, gas combustion and chemical processes preferred.
  • Working knowledge of major mechanical design software packages.
  • Coursework and/or experience with automation and programmable control systems.
  • Highly self-motivated, entrepreneurial mindset.
  • Willingness to contribute at all levels of the organization.

The position is full-time for the summer of 2024 in the Reno, Nevada area.

The position is full-time. Compensation will be commensurate with experience.

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