Battelle Memorial Institute Manufacturing Engineering Co-op/Intern (Spring - Summer 2019) in Dublin, Ohio

Battelle is guided by a founding mission. We invest our knowledge, talents and resources, helping our customers achieve their most important goals. We apply scientific rigor and creativity, succeeding where others may fail and we invest in our communities, making the world better for generations to come. All of us share a common purpose: to solve the greatest challenges of today and tomorrow.

Our 22,000 employees work at the forefront of scientific innovation to tackle critical challenges in security, human health, manufacturing, energy and environmental management. Battelle’s work is grounded in the belief that science, technology and a passion for excellence can make industries more competitive and the world a better place.

Primary Function

We are currently seeking an Manufacturing Engineering Co-op/Intern for Spring - Summer 2019 (January 2019 – August 2019) . This position is located in Columbus, Ohio.


The Manufacturing Engineering Intern will be a key member of the manufacturing engineering team on business-critical projects that support quality and productivity improvements of our products and processes. Battelle Ground and Soldier Systems designs and builds specially equipped vehicles and systems. The intern will have the opportunity to be a team member and/or lead projects within this group.

Major Responsibilities

Support Manufacturing and Quality Engineering and Production through completion of tasks as assigned in the following areas:

  • Design/build fixture and test equipment

  • Development/refinement of work instructions

  • Design/refine assembly processes

  • Implementation of Lean Manufacturing Techniques

  • New product manufacturing introduction

  • Troubleshooting of electronic and mechanical assemblies

Position Requirements

  • Student must be currently working towards a Bachelor's degree in Electrical, Manufacturing, Mechanical or similar Engineering Area with at least one year of academic classes completed

  • Minimum GPA 3.0

  • Basic Understanding of Engineering Drawings. Ability to use AutoCAD or similar CAD software to produce detailed drawings

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, especially Excel

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills (written and verbal)

  • Proven high degree of personal motivation and discipline to perform duties with minimal direct daily supervision

  • High level of independent thinking and resourcefulness to develop and propose solutions to problems

  • Ability to provide well organized and thorough summary and detail information on projects or elements of projects for project updates/reviews

  • Ability to interface with various levels of staff from other engineers, to management, to production assemblers

  • Ability to successfully prioritize and work multiple tasks concurrently

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain DoD Secret Security Clearances

Legal Disclaimer

The above statements are intended to describe the nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, activities and skills required of staff members. No statement herein is intended to imply any authorities to commit Battelle unless special written permission is granted by Battelle's Legal Department.


Battelle is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and supports diversity in the workplace. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, genetic information, disability, veteran-status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable Federal, state, or local law. For more information about our other openings, please visit