Manufacturing Engineering Intern- Injection Molding

Date: Sep 8, 2023

Location: Ave Maria, FL, US, 34142

Company: Arthrex

Requisition ID:                  58820                                
Title: Manufacturing Engineering Intern- Injection Molding
Division: Arthrex Manufacturing Inc (US02)
Location: Naples, FL

Arthrex is a global medical device company and leader in orthopedics medical education. With a corporate mission of Helping Surgeons Treat Their Patients Better™, Arthrex has pioneered the field of arthroscopy and develops more than 1,000 innovative products and procedures each year that support all aspects of orthopedics. The Injection Molding Engineering department, located in Ave Maria, FL, is responsible for supporting and developing new and existing injection molding products. We are searching for a student pursuing a Plastics Engineering degree to support the Injection Molding Engineering team. The successful candidate will perform Robust Mold Trials on existing tools to optimize processes and support validation activities. The role will be project based as well as support for current continuous improvement activities.


Main Objective:

To understand the process engineering role as well as partially scope and execute challenging projects that result in improvement for Arthrex.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conversion of MDS to MDM (machine to plastic variable processes).
  • Complete capability studies on plastic variable processes.
  • Work with team on floor for Engineering starts.
  • Assist in completing Installation Qualifications (IQ), Operational Qualifications (OQ) and Performance Qualifications (PQ).
  • Assist in completing First Article Inspection (FAI) processes.
  • Troubleshoot injection molding defects.


Education and Experience:

  • Progress towards a college degree in Plastics Engineering Technology or related discipline required. Junior or senior preferred. (Students who have recently graduated are only eligible to work as an intern/co-op up to six months from their graduation date.)
  • Knowledge of injection molding machine interface capability required.
  • Experience with decoupled molding development required.


Knowledge and Skill Requirements/Specialized Courses and/or Training:

Basic to intermediate computer skills. Be able to follow written and verbal direction.


Machine, Tools, and/or Equipment Skills:

PC; Familiarity with Microsoft Outlook; PowerPoint; Word and Excel. Fax; Scanner.






Arthrex 2023 Benefits are:
• Medical Insurance (if 25 or more hours per week)
• Free Onsite Medical Clinics
• Free Onsite Lunch
• Volunteer PTO
• Access to the Wellness Center (For South Florida positions only)



All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Nearest Major Market: Naples

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