Cobham Mission Mechanical Engineer - Internship in Davenport, Iowa


Cobham is seeking a Mechanical Engineer – Internship to work for a dynamic team in a fast-paced, aerospace and defense manufacturing environment. Cobham’s structured internship program offers real world experience and mentoring through a variety of activities and assignments. This position is located Davenport, IA.


Key Responsibilities:
  • Work on integrated product development teams to optimize designs and verify mechanical/pneumatic system performance.
  • With supervision, assist with product design and testing to include data collection and analysis.
  • Component and product failure analysis.
  • Assist with assembly of prototypes and test fixtures.
Minimum Requirements:
  • Junior/Senior status towards a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering from an ABET accredited program.
  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA.
  • This position requires access to technology, materials, software or hardware that is controlled by export laws of the US. In order to be eligible you must be either a US Citizen or Permanent Resident.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience or study of fluid dynamics and/or mechatronics.
  • Prior related internship or work experience.
  • Hands on experience with aircraft or aircraft systems.

Cobham's values of Trust, Talent and Tnology have driven us from our launch in 1934 by Sir Alan Cobham, an aviation innovator, to becoming a global leader in state-of-the-art aerospace and defense systems. And it’s the insights of our innovators today that will secure our collective future. Innovators like you.

Cobham is one of the world's leading companies engaged in the development, delivery and support of leading-edge aerospace and defense systems in the air, on land and at sea. Our clients and partners trust Cobham to deliver the mission-critical technology they need, and we trust our employees to draw on their ingenuity and passion to deliver those solutions. This leads to an empowering culture for our people. Our Leadership team is open, sharing plans for the next five years, driving retention by offering demanding, exciting work, and providing full guidance and mentoring.

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Job Category

Job Category: Engineering

Primary Location: US-Iowa-Davenport

Organization: Cobham Mission Systems Davenport

Schedule: Full-time

Job Posting: 04-May-2018, 9:48:21 AM

Recruiter: Lorie Warren

Req ID: 256374