Fall 2023 Co-Op – Equipment Engineer

Alcon Vision, LLC

Johns Creek, GA

About Alcon:

As the global leader in eye care, Alcon has built a rich history of providing innovative products to customers and patients all over the world. We’re extremely proud of our legacy and the significant way we’ve helped to shape the industry over the last 70 years, but we’re just getting started. Our relentless passion to eliminate unmet medical needs drives our pursuit to further advance eye health worldwide. We’re looking for exceptionally talented, driven people who want to make a difference. If you’d like to help us change the way the world sees, this is your chance to Be Brilliant!

Position Description:

The Equipment Engineering co-op would be assigned projects that would consist of equipment upgrades from the manufacturing module to the primary packaging line.

Key Responsibilities:

Some of these projects are safety related and others are quality improvements. We also have performance driven opportunities with very short paybacks. This would also Include working with other equipment engineers on the engineering team (bio med, mechanical) and individually helping support prioritized projects in a self-sufficient manner. Soft skills desired include a strong work ethic, curiosity to learn, collaboration, time management, attention to detail, organization, and agility to changing priorities in a fast-paced environment.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be enrolled in an accredited university or college for at least one semester prior to internship or co-op, and at least one additional semester following internship or co-op.

  • Must be pursuing at least a bachelor’s level degree in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or related major.

  • Academic performance: Minimum cumulative GPA 2.8/4.0

  • Demonstrated leadership skills (i.e. extracurricular activities or projects)

  • Must be authorized to work in the US on a permanent basis without requiring sponsorship (students on an F1 visa with CPT can be accommodated)

  • Ability to commit to a full time (40 hrs. per week) Co-Op position.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Self-directed

  • Innovative mindset

  • Good communicator

  • Flexible

  • Strong mechanical aptitude

  • Good technical writing ability

  • CAD and ability to 3D print

Alcon is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. Alcon takes pride in maintaining a diverse environment and our policies are not to discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. Alcon is also committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please send an email to alcon.recruitment@alcon.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.