Acero Precision Altus Engineering Intern (Summer 2018) in West Chester, Pennsylvania

Job Descriptions:


An Intern Design Engineer will be responsible for assisting the Altus Spine engineering team in the planning, organization, control, integration, and completion of engineering projects. The Intern Design Engineer will have responsibilities commensurate with those of a Junior Design Engineer, with tasks assigned at the discretion of his/her manager in accordance with demonstrated ability.


This position requires strict confidentiality. The Intern Design Engineer will be privy to sensitive Company records, as well as the Executive Management’s personal, private information. Information in these areas will not be discussed with anyone inside or outside the company. Confidentiality is a condition of continued employment.


  • Provides production support to the machining area and the assembly area.

  • Analyzes engineering sketches, specifications, and related data and drawings to determine design factors such as size, shape, and arrangement of parts.

  • Sketches rough layouts and computes angles, weights, surface areas, dimensions, radii, clearances, tolerances, leverages, and location of holes.

  • Reviews product design for compliance with engineering principles, company standards, and customer contract requirements, and related specifications.

  • Coordinates activities concerned with technical developments, scheduling, and resolving engineering design and test problems.

  • Directs integration of technical activities and products.

  • Evaluates and approves design changes, specifications, and drawing releases.

  • Controls expenditures within limitations of project budget.

  • Prepares interim and completion project reports.

  • Measures machine and parts during production to ensure compliance with design specifications.

  • Uses computer assisted design/drafting equipment and software to develop designs.

Required Experience:


  • Currently enrolled in an Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent program from two-year College or Technical School: or six months to one year related experience and/or training: or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematical or Biomedical Engineering

  • Master of Science degree in Mathematical or Biomedical Engineering

  • 1-2 years of medical device design experience


Keyword: Design Engineer, Spine, Orthopedic

From: Acero Precision