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Mechanical Engineering Internship-Summer 2024

  • Engineering & Product
  • Internship

About Osmoses:

Osmoses Inc. is a technology company revolutionizing the way industrial separations are performed today! Industrial separation processes account for 15% of the world’s energy consumption and are responsible for 16% of CO2 emissions because we rely on energy-intensive technology. Changing this is one of the biggest opportunities to enable the energy transition.

We bring together a diverse and dynamic group of scientists, engineers, business professionals, and operators to develop and commercialize cutting-edge membrane technology that can reduce the impact of gas separations on the environment while increasing the economic incentive for our customers. Our groundbreaking separation solutions have the power to disrupt multi-billion dollar markets worldwide, reducing industrial energy consumption and accelerate the adoption of alternative energy sources with lower environmental impact. 

Join us! Together, we can create a future where cleaner and more sustainable industrial processes become the norm. 

Position Overview:

Osmoses Inc. seeks a motivated Mechanical Engineering Intern with a strong background in machining, CAD design, and hands-on experience with tools. The ideal candidate will be proficient in SolidWorks and able to write programs to automate machine processes. As a member of our team, you will support the design, fabrication, and testing of a membrane module-making device and the fabrication and performance testing of membrane modules for gas separation applications.

What you’ll be doing:

Design, Machining and Fabrication:

  • Utilize SolidWorks or other CADs to design components and assemblies for making devices.

  • Collaborate with the engineering team to optimize designs for performance and manufacturability.

  • Apply hands-on machining skills to fabricate components and prototypes.

  • Apply hands-on skills to install/assemble devices, equipment and parts. 

  • Operate machining tools and equipment to ensure accurate production of parts.

Automation and Programming:

  • Develop programs to automate machine processes for increased efficiency and consistency.

  • Troubleshoot and debug automation systems to ensure proper functionality.

Testing and Evaluation:

  • Design/Implement dimensional measurement devices (Diameter, Length, Area etc.)

  • Design devices for installation of modules in pressure shells

  • Assemble finished modules in pressure shells using proper tools, spacers and parts.

  • Conduct performance tests on membrane module-making devices and membrane modules.

  • Analyze test data to assess performance metrics and identify areas for improvement.

Documentation and Reporting:

  • Maintain detailed records of design iterations, fabrication processes, and test results.

  • Prepare technical reports and presentations to communicate findings to the technology team.

  • Document all computer programs,PLCs to operate devices.

  • Draft SOPs/Work Instructions as needed.

What we’re looking for:

  • Pursuing a degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related field.

  • Proficiency in CAD software, preferably SolidWorks.

  • Hands-on experience with machining tools and equipment.

  • Ability to write programs to automate machine processes (e.g., using Python, MATLAB, or similar languages).

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Excellent communication and teamwork abilities.

  • Enthusiasm for innovation and technology development.

What we can offer you:

  • Gain practical experience in a dynamic and innovative work environment.

  • Collaborate with experienced team members on cutting-edge projects.

  • Opportunity to contribute to the development of groundbreaking technologies.

  • Competitive compensation and potential for future employment opportunities.

Our commitment to DEIB!

You belong at Osmoses!

We are committed to an environment that provides a workplace of belonging, acceptance and safety for everyone! We appreciate, value, and embrace the unique differences of our team members, business associates, candidates and stakeholders.

Why? Because we believe it is powerful to embed diversity in all aspects of our business - it is at the core of our culture. Osmoses’ responsibility and dedication towards our DEIB principles ensures an equitable workplace with a diverse, dynamic team of professionals. This is fundamental to our mission to develop and commercialize environmentally safe, innovative technology that can create a future where cleaner and more sustainable industrial processes become the norm.

If you're excited about making a positive impact on the environment and being part of an innovative team, we'd love to hear from you! Apply now and let's shape a greener future together! 


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