Mechanical Engineer Co-op - BU1 (Lawn & Garden)


Mechanical Engineer CO-OP


Our Mission:

Ardisam is an employee-owned company based in the heart of the Midwest. Passion drives our business as we work to become the most well-known name in various outdoor industries including hunting, ice fishing, gardening, camping and more. Our Cumberland, Wisconsin Headquarters since 1960 houses our rapidly growing team of over 140 employees. Our commitment to innovation and quality has been exceeding customer expectations for decades with no sign of slowing down. Our brands include but are not limited to: Earthquake Power Equipment, Eskimo Ice Fishing, Ion Ice Fishing, Rivers Edge Treestands, Barronett Blinds, Yardbird Chicken Pluckers, and Fusion Drill Powered Tools.


Job Summary:

This position is responsible for providing product development support for our Lawn & Garden brands – Earthquake, Fusion, Yardbird, and Tazz. The purpose of this position is to assist in the design, testing, documentation, and quality of new and existing products. These products would fall under the main category of lawn and garden.


Job Duties and Responsibilities:

A broad range of components and manufacturing processes will be utilized including injection molded plastic, sheet metal, machining, rubber molding, IC engines, power transmission, AC/DC motors, and sensors.
-Understand product requirements and develop solutions.
-Use theoretical calculations and analytical methods to develop and support mechanical concepts.
-Review or create part drawings, solid models and bills of material.
-Prototype and test designs.
-Provide technical problem solving.
-Identify and implement continuous improvement opportunities.
-Meet project schedules.


Experience and Education:

-Must be accepted in an engineering department and not be on academic probation.
-Mechanical aptitude with hands on skills.
-Proficient with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and the general use of PC application.
-3D solid modeling experience -(SolidWorks preferred).
-Detail-oriented, deadline driven, self-directed and organized individual.
-Good written and verbal communication skills.
-Ability to excel in highly interactive team environment.
-A high level of initiative and self-confidence.
-Experience working with mechanical and electromechanical products.


Duration of Employment: January – August Term or June – December Term


Work Days: Monday – Friday


Hours / Day: 8


Work Shift: First Shift


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