Manufacturing Engineering Intern

Location: San Jose, CA, United States of America


ZOLL Medical is a growing, innovation-driven company on the forefront of delivering medical devices to save lives, and software solutions to improve efficiency. With customers in more than 140 countries, we continue to expand our reach, as well as our product offerings. Hospitals, emergency medical services (EMS), and others trust us to provide high-quality products and exceptional customer service. ZOLL products are used every day across the globe to save the lives of people who suffer sudden cardiac arrest. From Real CPR Help® technology—an industry first—to the world’s only wearable defibrillator, our capabilities and features set us apart. But none of this would be possible without the motivation and dedication of ZOLL employees, and we’re invested in their success. The manufacturing engineering intern provides technical support within the manufacturing engineering department, allowing the manufacturing engineers to focus on the strategic aspects of sustaining production and supporting new product introduction.  This position will provide vital medical device manufacturing experience that can be the keystone to a lifelong career.  This is a 6-12 months internship in San Jose, California.

  • Develop and maintain a good working knowledge of general product development process, current and next generation project activities, and basic technical and clinical fundamentals of the products.
  • Assist in the development, documentation, prototyping, testing, validation and implementation of new/improved manufacturing processes.
  • Perform various test functions on devices/equipment and provide meaningful analysis/interpretation of data.
  • Create and release documentation to support production, Assembly Procedures, Lot History Records, Manufacturing Specifications, Work Instructions, Parts Lists, etc. Provide appropriate detail in change request justifications and ensure all necessary reference documentation exists and is audit ready.
  • Support qualifications when introducing new or changing existing manufacturing equipment.
  • Pursuing a BS or MS in Electrical Engineering or other Engineering with good knowledge of electronic circuits at an accredited University, graduating no sooner than March 2022.
  • Must be able to work onsite in San Jose, CA for 6-12 months duration at least 20 hrs/week.  Remote work is not possible for this position.  Hands-on work is required periodically throughout the 6-12-month term. Local candidates within commute of San Jose preferred.  No relocation expenses provided.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret schematics and PCB/PCA drawings and other complex documents
  • SolidWorks competence 
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
  • A positive and enthusiastic attitude towards learning, problem solving, and working with a diverse range of functions within the organization.
  • Strong time management skills with an emphasis on managing multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Clear and informative writing skills; vary writing style to meet needs; present numerical data effectively; Knowledge of Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Accuracy and thoroughness; applies feedback to improve performance.
  • Strong attention to detail; monitors own work to ensure quality.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with an Electronic Design Automation tool such as OrCAD or Altium
  • Familiarity with high-level programming languages (Python and LabView preferred)
  • Machine shop skills (mill, lathe, hand tools)
  • 3D printing experience
  • Knowledge of Statistical software (Minitab, JMP, etc.

ZOLL Medical Corporation appreciates and values diversity.  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V. ADA:  The employer will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990