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Mechanical Engineer/Analyst Intern
Cranston , Rhode Island
May 31, 2017
Job Description:
Johnson Controls (NYSE: JCI) is a global diversified technology and multi industrial leader serving a wide range of customers in more than 150 countries. Our 130,000 employees create intelligent buildings, efficient energy solutions, integrated infrastructure and next generation transportation systems that work seamlessly together to deliver on the promise of smart cities and communities. Our commitment to sustainability dates back to our roots in 1885, with the invention of the first electric room thermostat. We are committed to helping our customers win and creating greater value for all of our stakeholders through strategic focus on our buildings and energy growth platforms. For additional information, please visit or follow us @johnsoncontrols on Twitter.

A segment of Johnson Controls, Tyco Fire Protection Products is a global leader in fire and life safety. We provide fire detection, sprinkler, suppression, special-hazard, and emergency communications solutions to customers in countries spanning six continents. With more than 30 manufacturing facilities worldwide, we provide safety and security for millions of customers around the world every day. Plus, we offer a comprehensive array of testing, inspection, maintenance, and repair services to keep fire and life-safety systems in top working order.

We are looking for a talented Mechanical Engineer Intern to join our Innovation and New Ventures team Cranston, RI!

Our Cranston location is a state of the art R&D facility responsible for new product design and introduction as well as maintenance of existing product lines.

The primary responsibilities of the intern will be to support research, design, and testing for our projects. The individual will apply mechanical engineering fundamentals to address challenges involving fluid flows in the field of fire and life safety. This individual will report to the Physics and Modeling team.

Roles & Responsibilities
• Compile and analyze test data.
• Confer with research personnel and other technical functions as required to clarify and resolve problems.
• Prepare and present reports and presentations as needed.
• Interact and coordinate project activities with internal functions.
• Provide creative improvement contributions to the chosen programs.
• Develops and effectively communicates his/her ideas or improvements/variations on the ideas of others.
• Very adaptable and open to new concepts and procedures.
• Preliminary understanding of how to apply fluid mechanics theory to analyze complex products to support goal of optimizing current designs and design processes.
• Complete FEA and CFD analysis and share results with management team (ANSYS suite of tools).

Job Qualifications:
• Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA.
• Completed sophomore year working towards a BS or completed first year of an MS degree.
• Qualified majors: Mechanical Engineering

Computer proficient; with experience in MS Office, MS Project, ProE preferably experienced in ANSYS suite of tools.
Must be familiar with product design and testing.
• Strong analytical ability to solve programs and ability to learn quickly.
• Strong written & verbal communication skills to generate process instructions and reports.
• Ability to manage multiple projects and cross-functional teams with minimum guidance.
• Ability to follow a structured project management process including document meeting minutes, action items, and monitor progress.

• Previous business internship/co-op experiences with strong business acumen beneficial (preferable not required)
• Demonstrated leadership experience.

Assignment starts June 2017, must be able to start within this timing.

During your assignment with JCI, you may have a variety of developmental opportunities in addition to your work assignments, such as, roundtable discussions with senior leaders to skill-building workshops, networking events, and community activities. No matter what your assignment, you will be presented with exceptional opportunities that help you explore diverse career paths! For more information on our company, a list of other intern/co-op opportunities, or to create a profile you can visit us at

A little about us:
Johnson Controls is a global diversified technology and industrial leader serving customers in more than 150 countries.

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