Manufacturing Engineering Co-op

Location: Chelmsford, MA


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.

We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package. Join our team. It’s a great time to be a part of ZOLL!

This position will start in January 2021. This is a 6+month position.

The Operations group is offering a Co-Op assignment for 6-months, in which the student will report to Manufacturing Engineering Department and work cross functionally with various operations personnel on a variety of projects.

Essential Functions:

This role will support the process improvements, process optimization, and process measurement activities for the manufacturing group. Activities may include value stream mapping, process flow optimization, assembly fixture design, test fixture design, work instruction creation, execution of validation activities, execution of safety activities and any other activities in the support of the Manufacturing and Operations group.

Skills Requirements:

  • Willing to work for cross functional teams (Electrical, Mechanical, Industrial and Quality engineering).

  • Design parts, assemblies, and fixtures using 3D CAD (SolidWorks)

  • The desire and ability to learn and apply Lean/6Sigma techniques to steer improvements to quality, cost and delivery

  • Good interpersonal skills and well organized

  • Well organized project management skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Demonstrated ability to understand, analyze and assess a wide variety of business and/or product concerns and determine logical actions

  • Able to organize and present ideas in a convincing and compelling manner

  • Contribute effectively to building and sustaining a collaborative environment, promoting commitment to achieve business goals

  • Experience in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint is essential

  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision.

  • Direct experience in manufacturing or production environment a plus.

  • Experience in creating engineering changes and validation activities a plus.

Required/Preferred Education and Experience:

In pursuit of Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Industrial, Manufacturing, Electrical Engineering or similar minimum completion of first year with a minimum of 2.5 GPA.

Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities, and activities will be reviewed periodically as duties and responsibilities change with business necessity.  Essential and marginal job functions are subject to modification.


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