Oerlikon Fairfield Metallurgy Internship in Lafayette, Indiana

Oerlikon Fairfield Drive Systems, a member of the Oerlikon family of companies, is recruiting for a Metallurgical Intern for Summer '19 located in Lafayette, IN.

Founded in 1919, Oerlikon Fairfield creates innovative industrial solutions for a better life as a leading supplier of complete drive systems as well as gear systems and single components for transmissions. Oerlikon Fairfield strives to be your most reliable business partner worldwide by providing engineered gear and drive systems for off-highway and industrial original equipment manufacturers. We increase value through high-quality innovative solutions, continuously. We engage highly qualified professionals.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

Work with Materials Metallurgist on materials projects such as microstructural banding and effects on mechanical properties.

Knowledge & Skills Summary:

  • Desire, but not a requirement, previous experience in ferrous heat treating/manufacturing

  • Statistical knowledge would be highly valuable

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, and Access

  • Ability to communicate well with suppliers, customers, and coworkers

  • Ability to identify and resolve discrepancies

Education and work Experience:

  • Must have ability to read blueprints and micrometers

  • BS degree in Metallurgy or Materials Science, or be currently enrolled in Metallurgy, Materials Science, or Materials Technology program a plus

*This is a paid internship, applicants MUST be enrolled in school to be considered.

As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, Religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, National origin, veteran or disability status.