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R& D Mechanical Engineering Co-op 1
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Insulet Corporation | Acton, MA
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Job Description

Position Summary

Insulet provides a fast paced and energetic work environment developing drug delivery products aimed at meaningfully improving quality of life for our customers

Mechanical Engineering Co-ops are considered entry level engineers and are given the corresponding opportunities/responsibilities on the R&D team

Day-to-day activities will cover the full range of engineering activities including concept development, detail design, overseeing fabrication, assembly/test, and final reporting/presenting findings

As deemed necessary, may be pulled to support critical design validation testing to support program development


* Working with other R&D engineers to develop concepts/prototypes
* Utilizing in house prototyping capabilities (3D printing, lathe, mill) to quickly prototype/iterate/validate ideas
* Creating CAD designs and overseeing fabrication of prototypes with outside vendors
* Analyzing and testing design concepts for feasibility/performance
* Presenting concepts, analysis, and findings to internal team and other stakeholders
* Performing other duties as required

Education and Experience

Education and Experience:

* Completion of one prior co-op or 6-months of similar internship experience preferred
* Currently enrolled/working toward a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering or similar degree

Desired Skills:

* Ethical, responsible, and data-driven decision making methodology
* Self-starter, detail oriented, and effective verbal/written communicator
* Office Software Proficiency (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
* Engineering Software Proficiency (SolidWorks, ANSYS, Matlab Preferred)
* Lab Equipment Experience (Instron, Balances, Microscopes, Oscilloscopes, etc.)

Special Requirements:

* Must have transportation to Acton Office (some Co-op carpooling options available)
* Public transit access via commuter rail


* On-site cafeteria & free coffee/tea
* On-site gym & yoga classes

About Insulet:

Insulet Corporation is an innovative medical device company dedicated to making the lives of people with diabetes and other conditions easier through the use of its Omnipod® product platform. The Omnipod® system consists of a hand-held controller that communicates directly with a wearable on-body device to provide Insulin therapy. More than 150,000 users across the globe rely on Insulet's Omnipod® Insulin Management System to bring simplicity and freedom to everyday life. Insulet Corporation is currently headquartered in Billerica, MA with plans to move to a world class facility in Acton, MA in early 2019.

Insulet Promo Video: https://vimeo.com/113853579

About Insulet Corporation

Insulet Corporation is a medical device company that develops, manufactures and markets insulin infusion system for people with insulin-dependent diabetes. The Company's OmniPod Insulin Management System (OmniPod System) consists of its OmniPod disposable insulin infusion device and its handheld, wireless Personal Diabetes Manager. The United States Food and Drug Administration have approved the OmniPod System for sale in the United States. (Source: 10-K)