Bruker Corporation Quality Control Intern - NI in Minneapolis, Minnesota55405

As one of the world’s leading analytical instrumentation companies, Bruker covers a broad spectrum of advanced solutions in all fields of research and development. All our systems and instruments are designed to improve safety of products, accelerate time-to-market and support industries in successfully enhancing quality of life. We’ve been driving innovation in analytical instrumentation for 50 years now. Today, worldwide more than 6,000 employees are working on this permanent challenge, at over 70 locations on all continents.


The QC Intern will have responsibility to follow established metrology procedures to calibrate and verify accuracy of Hysitron’s product line of nanomechanical testing devices. Perform a variety of electronic, mechanical and electromechanical tests on new systems, subassemblies and components to ensure quality according to specifications or to determine cause of failure. Compile and evaluate statistical data to determine and maintain quality and reliability. Use principles of science, engineering and mathematics to solve practical testing and quality control problems. Work with Production, Engineering, Customer Service and R&D to review testing procedures, evaluate test results, resolve problems and otherwise meet all assigned objectives. This position will have occasional responsibility to complete various aspects of instrument final assembly and to generally assist with other aspects of production and quality control.




Primary Responsibilities (Essential Job Functions)

  • Support quality control processes including probe testing/analysis, component testing, instrument final checkout and reporting of any issues 50%

  • Perform troubleshooting of equipment or instruments to determine or resolve the problem and provide recommended plan of action when appropriate 20%

  • Calibrate and verify accuracy of Hysitron’s product line of nanomechanical testing devices 10%

Additional Responsibilities (Non-essential Job Functions)

  • Work with the NRL and Sales to support application testing 10%

  • Support Production, Engineering and Sales on new product release activity 10%

This is a full time temporary position lasting up to three months.


  • Office environment

  • Mostly sitting

  • Some standing


  • Strong problem-solving skills and mechanical aptitude

  • General PC skills including familiarity with Microsoft Office

  • Demonstrated ability to work in team environment

  • Self-motivated with good time management skills

  • Effective written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to manipulate small parts with tweezers under magnification


Must be at minimum a sophomore level, currently enrolled in an accredited technical school or university with a major in nanoscience’s, electronics or technical engineering

Bruker Corporation offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package including medical, dental, 401(k), paid vacation, holidays, and tuition assistance (as applicable).

Bruker is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

Certain positions at Bruker require compliance with export control laws and as a result, all interviewed candidates for all positions will be screened pre-interview to determine their eligibility in light of export control restrictions.

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