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Manufacturing Engineering Co-Op (July-Dec 2023, Full-time)

Req ID:  5878



Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? At Olympus, we help make people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling, every day. 
Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.

Job Description

We are currently looking for a co-op to join our Manufacturing Engineering team in our Westborough, MA office. This program will run from July 2023 through December 2023. This is a full-time opportunity involving 35-40 hours per week. Experiences that grow you—and your career.


As a Manufacturing Engineer Co-Op, you will contribute to our mission by working with the teams responsible for delivering medical products to market. Olympus Surgical Technologies America is a business casual, team-oriented atmosphere. Products are developed and managed from Westborough, but manufacturing is performed at other locations. Therefore, multi-site discussions via conference calls are required for communication and product manufacturing development.


The co-op’s project work will be directed by the Manufacturing Engineer and will contribute to the efforts of the team.

Job Duties

As a co-op, you will work in the manufacturing department primarily focused on various Urology, Surgical, and GI devices such as guidewires, catheters, and stone retrieval devices as well as single use Endoscopic Gastro- Intestinal devices.


A typical day for you will include assisting with activities such as:

* Creating and modifying designs/drawings utilizing SolidWorks.

* Testing prototype devices for functionality.

* Supporting manufacturing with failure analysis.

* Testing competitive products.

* Working in the lab, summarizing data, performing tests, and writing technical reports.

* Participating and collaborating in team meetings and updates.

Job Requirements


* Must be enrolled in a full time undergraduate or graduate degree program at an accredited 4-year institution. 

* Must complete freshman year before the internship begins and graduate after the internship ends. Preferred fields of study include Plastics Engineering, mechanical engineering, biomedical engineering, or related discipline.

* Must not now or in the future require immigration-related sponsorship.**

**Olympus policy is not to provide immigration-related sponsorship for internships, Fellows programs and other entry-level roles that are fed by the internship program. Accordingly, Olympus discourages applicants for such positions who will, either now or in the future, require Olympus sponsorship in order to obtain or maintain lawful employment authorization.

* Basic engineering knowledge, including mathematical skills in Calculus and Physics.

* Must possess excellent analytical and organizational skills.

* Must be proficient and have practical knowledge in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

* Must be able to work well within a team and independently at times with limited guidance.

* Demonstrated ability to balance academic and extracurricular commitments (i.e. work experience, clubs, volunteer activities, teams, etc.).



* Experience with SolidWorks or similar CAD software.

* Basic understanding of prototyping process.

* Experience with data analysis software. Experience with root cause analyses.

* Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic and deadline-driven environment.

* Self-motivated with the ability to prioritize/execute multiple concurrent tasks.

* Strong, professional communication skills. · Skilled in presentation development and public speaking.

* General curiosity and a desire to learn new material

We realize work isn’t just a job to you.

It’s a big part of your life, but not the only part. That’s why we offer competitive salaries, a robust 401(k) program, annual bonus program and comprehensive medical benefits, as well as tuition reimbursement, flexible schedules, parental and adoption leave, on-site services and Colleague Affinity Networks — so you can be ready for where life can take you.


Olympus requires all new hires to be “fully vaccinated” against COVID-19, as defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), on or before their first day of work. Individuals who have been offered employment who have a disability, medical condition, or sincerely-held religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated against COVID-19 are required to request and be granted a reasonable accommodation prior to their first day of work.


Olympus is passionate about the solutions it creates for the medical, life sciences, and industrial equipment industries, as well as cameras and audio products. For more than 100 years, Olympus has focused on making people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling by helping detect, prevent, and treat disease, furthering scientific research, ensuring public safety, and capturing images of the world.


Olympus’ Medical business uses innovative capabilities in medical technology, therapeutic intervention, and precision manufacturing to help healthcare professionals deliver diagnostic, therapeutic, and minimally invasive procedures to improve clinical outcomes, reduce overall costs, and enhance the quality of life for patients. Olympus’ Medical portfolio includes endoscopes, laparoscopes, and video imaging systems, as well as surgical energy devices, system integration solutions, medical services, and a wide range of endotherapy instruments for endoscopic and therapeutic applications. For more information, visit


Olympus…True To You. True To Society. True To LIFE.


It is the policy of Olympus to extend equal employment and advancement opportunity to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship status, religious creed (including dress and grooming practices), age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth and/or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental) and/or a medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or service in the uniformed services, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


Posting Notes: || United States (US) || Massachusetts (US-MA) || Westborough || 

Nearest Major Market: Worcester

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