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Cobham Mission Electrical Design Engineer Internship (Summer 2020) in Davenport, Iowa


Cobham is seeking an Electrical Design Engineer Internship to work for a dynamic team in a fast-paced, aerospace and defense manufacturing environment. Cobham’s structured internship program offers real world experience and mentoring through a variety of activities and assignments. This position is located Davenport, IA

Key Responsibilities:
  • Researches, develops, designs and tests electrical and electromechanical components, equipment controllers, devices and systems

  • Apply discipline domain expertise to the design, development and delivery of new product processes and technologies

  • Responsible for taking part in an Integrated Product Team (IPT) and will contribute to the performance of the IPT to ensure that the performance expectations are met or exceeded.

  • Employ the appropriate discipline processes, practices and tools to ensure that responsibilities are completed to meet the required project requirements and discipline quality

  • Application of discipline domain knowledge the design, development and delivery of new products, processes and technologies on time, within budget and with required quality

  • Continued development of discipline competence and expertise

  • Identification of opportunities for improvement in discipline processes, practices and tools

  • Collaboration with IPT members to address project requirements

  • Collaboration with disciple peers within the BU and across the enterprise to share and learn best practice

  • Propose new technologies, materials and processes to maintain and grow our technology differentiations

  • Propose and develop new products

  • Contribute to business winning technical proposals

  • Applies standard engineering principals to well defined problems of basic complexity

  • Assists in other technical colleagues mainly within section and department

Minimum Requirements:
  • Junior or senior status in college and currently working towards a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from an ABET accredited institution.

  • Minimum 2.50 cumulative GPA.

  • This position requires access to technology, materials, software or hardware that is controlled by export laws of the US. In order to be eligible you must be either a US Citizen or Permanent Resident


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with problem solving.

  • Experience presenting technical information to non-technical audiences

  • 3.0 cumulative GPA highly preferred

  • Experience writing test plans, procedures, and reports.

For more information regarding the Davenport facility and products manufactured there, please visit the below links:

Cobham's values of Trust, Talent and Technology have driven us from our launch in 1934 by Sir Alan Cobham, an aviation innovator, to becoming a global leader in state-of-the-art aerospace and defense systems. And it’s the insights of our innovators today that will secure our collective future. Innovators like you.

Cobham is one of the world's leading companies engaged in the development, delivery and support of leading-edge aerospace and defense systems in the air, on land and at sea. Our clients and partners trust Cobham to deliver the mission-critical technology they need, and we trust our employees to draw on their ingenuity and passion to deliver those solutions. This leads to an empowering culture for our people. Our Leadership team is open, sharing plans for the next five years, driving retention by offering demanding, exciting work, and providing full guidance and mentoring.

Cobham is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population. It is the policy of Cobham to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. Cobham will refrain from discharging, or otherwise discriminating against, employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants.

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Job Category

Job Category: Engineering

Primary Location: US-Iowa-Davenport

Organization: Carleton Life Support Systems Inc.

Schedule: Full-time

Job Posting: 27-Nov-2019, 2:10:48 PM

Recruiter: Jennifer Wells

Req ID: 306325