Manufacturing Engineering Intern at Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions in San Diego, California

Posted in Other 24 days ago.

Job Description:

Manufacturing Engineering Intern

Job Description

We are Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions (CAES), a technologically advanced electronics company employing more than 3,600 talented makers, thinkers, innovators, and doers nationwide. We build things that solve challenging problems from deep space to the depths of the ocean. We serve customers in defense, aerospace, security, medical, and industrial markets.

Are you searching for a career with a company that offers challenging, diverse projects and opportunities? Are you looking for a position with a company that is growing and able to offer long-term professional advancement? Searching for a company that values a friendly work environment and that values YOU? Consider CAES. #peoplefocusedmissiondriven #everymissionmatters

A career with CAES is more than just a job, it is the pathway to a bright future.


The Manufacturing Engineering internship is offered to students in order to educate them on Electrical Manufacturing (RF) Engineering related activities and provide the opportunity for visiting the plant, observing other Engineers performing their work, and looking at how issues are identified and addressed in the manufacturing processes.

The internship will be for a period of 3 months during the summer. At the San Diego facility, products are designed and manufactured to protect our ships, aircraft, and most importantly, our country. Join the Cobham San Diego team and gain valuable experience while helping protect U.S. and allied forces around the world.

Cobham has hired a number of interns upon their graduation. Our team of engineers are excellent mentors, work with interns to maximize the benefits students can achieve from working in a real manufacturing environment.


  • Participates in the day to day activities of assigned functional area assisting in the completion of routine and non-routine tasks.

  • Assists in applying knowledge to analyze, investigate and resolve problems.

  • Assists in developing electronic and hard copy reports, records, diagrams and charts.

  • Responsible for observing all laws, regulations and other applicable obligations wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the Company.

  • Expected to work in a safe manner in accordance with established operating procedures and practices.

  • Learn to create and develop work instructions.

  • Update travelers with inputs from Mfg. Engineer you are assigned to support.

  • Develop an understanding of AOI programming and supporting component libraries creation for improved velocity of pick and place/AOI program creation.

  • Additional tasks and projects, as needed.



  • Actively in process of attaining a Bachelor of Science degree in Manufacturing Engineering, Manufacturing Technology, Electrical Engineering, Physics or related discipline


  • Communication skills: ability to receive messages by telephone, in person, electronically and in writing; ask questions and rephrase statements to clarify meaning; ability to read, interpret and comprehend complex written technical publications; communicate quality, integrity and respect in a way that inspires others and encourages innovation and possibilities

  • Computer skills: working in networked environment using a Windows and or Windows like interface using PowerPoint, Excel, and Word software programs at an advance level; LabView, AutoCAD, SolidWorks, or exposure to 2D and 3D CAD programming a plus

  • Math & Analytical skills: advanced mathematical skills, including statistical analysis; review and compare data to identify inconsistencies and determine priorities; ability to collect, analyze and summarize information to a general understanding; ability to think abstractly and separate complex ideas into simple elements

  • Time Management and Organization skills: flexibility and adaptability to changing priorities and assignments; ability to maintain confidentiality; work with the vast array of information gathered during elicitation and analysis and to cope with rapidly changing information

  • Excellence Behaviors: remain engaged, proactive and positive even in tough circumstances; own assignment to be fully accountable for their success; align actions, behaviors and conversations to what matters most; ability to work independently and as a team member.

Employment Transparency:

CAES is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population. It is the policy of CAES to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. CAES will refrain from discharging, or otherwise discriminating against, employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants.

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CAES is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation due to a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.