Manufacturing Engineer Intern – 33rd St.

Viant Medical

Grand Rapids, MI

Position Title: Engineering Intern or Co-Op Student
Reports To: Engineering Supervisor
Job Classification: Intern
Department: Engineering

Under the direction of Engineering Supervisor or Manufacturing Engineer, assist engineers with production support and process improvement projects. This will include drafting component / process specifications and protocols, building product prototypes or samples, performing product testing, gathering data and analysis, and contributing to process equipment design and installation.

  • Follows all GMP and SOPs as defined by Viant policies, practices, and procedures to insure that FDA and ISO regulations and quality standards are met
  • Develops working relationship with Value Stream team
  • Learns and utilizes Lean concepts in daily work
  • Works independently as required to complete product sample or prototype builds, perform product testing and gather and analyze test data
  • Works independently as required to draft component and process specifications. Under the guidance of the Manufacturing Engineer (ME), write and execute equipment and process protocols (IQ, OQ, PQ, and FIC) and write change orders (CO), protocols to be edited and approved by Engineers
  • Assists ME as required to complete component and assembly drawing tolerance stack up analysis, material analysis and contribute to equipment design and support engineering technicians with equipment assembly and installation. May include performing basic machining operations, wiring, plc ladder logic programming and pneumatic, electric or hydraulic circuit construction.
  • Assists with new product launches and validations
  • Trouble-shoots machinery used in manufacturing process, assist Technicians
  • Maintains a project list, recording projects and task completions and sends report to Value Stream Manager weekly
  • Develops innovations to improve processes and/or resulting in cost savings

· Performs others duties as required


· Must be enrolled at an accredited college or university, pursuing a bachelor’s degree in mechanical, industrial, bio-medical or electrical engineering

Job Experience:

· 0-1 years engineering internship or co-op experience

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software
  • AutoCad and/or Pro Engineer experience

Physical Requirements:

  • Frequent lifting up to 25-35 lbs
  • Moderate amounts of standing, bending, twisting, turning
Viant is a global medical device design and manufacturing services provider that partners and innovates with customers to provide the highest quality, life enhancing medical devices. We do this through our depth and breadth of capabilities, end-to-end integration, technical expertise, and relentless focus on our customers and on operational excellence. With nearly 6,000 associates across 24 locations worldwide, we offer a unique combination of small-company service and attention with big-company resources. For more information, visit or follow us on LinkedIn.
Viant provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. Viant complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.