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Product Engineering Intern

Company:  Exemplis
Department:  Product Engineering (PRDENG)

Cypress, CA, US, 90630

Position Summary:

Exemplis is currently seeking enthusiastic future ME majors who will revel in disrupting the world of manufacturing, by helping to facilitate tool-less assembly strategies and empower award winning aesthetic designs. This your chance to work as part of a world-class team to develop your engineering chops, with ample opportunities to exploit the latest CAD, Simulation and Rapid Prototyping technologies. Your time will be split between ideation, detailed CAD design work, with plenty of  hands-on proto-typing and destructive testing. If you’ve ever pried apart an Iphone, relished the precision molding of Lego blocks or enjoyed the satisfying clicks of a Fidget Cube, then this is a great opportunity for you…come ‘tear it  down’ and ‘3D print’ with us!

Responsibilities and Essential Functions:

  • Identify & tear-down interesting competitor products, sporting goods, electronic and automotive devices to test and benchmark best-in class snap-fit designs
  • Review and digest material datasheets and molding design guides
  • Use Solidworks to design beautifully intricate and deceptively simple snap mechanisms & validate using simulation tools
  • 3D print & prototype designs, test functionality and validate reliability in the test lab
  • Summarise and report conclusions and make recommendations

Qualifications, Skills and Education

  • Currently enrolled in a Engineering degree program
  • Experience with 3D CAD, Solidworks preferred
  • Flexibility and comfort working in a quickly changing environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Basic understanding of material properties, especially polymers

About Us:

Exemplis is the fastest-growing office furniture and e-commerce company in the industry! We’re an entrepreneurial company offering infinite possibilities. Being a one-stop-shop means our customers can have everything they need to create exactly what they want. Our world-class customer service, fastest shipping, biggest textile program, and award-winning designs have made us the industry leader for over 25 years. Our SitOnIt Seating brand was created to give our customers what they want, how they want it, when they want it. Today, we’re constantly reimagining how space, textile, and design can help everyone—from medical offices to Fortune 500 companies to home offices across North America—get more out of their day.

People are at the core of our business, and on our team, everyone makes an impact. We absolutely owe our success to our incredible group of talented employees who bring equal parts skill, passion, drive – and of course, fun -- to the table each and every day. We have created a workplace that is inclusive and diverse -- where everyone can be their authentic self, and where that authenticity is celebrated. By creating an environment where people from every background can thrive, Exemplis becomes a better and more successful company.

We’re proud to be a company that gives back to the very communities that our team members live and work in. Our giving ethos focuses on three buckets of impact: sustainability, community outreach and transparent operations. From donating lobby seating to medical clinics in low-income neighborhoods—to our yearly giving week and toy drive for Toys for Tots – we believe collaboration, kindness and authenticity are essential to our humanity.

Exemplis is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and our company adheres to the equal employment opportunity guidelines set forth by federal, state and local laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, national or ethnic origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable state or federal civil rights laws that is not related to job requirements.

Nearest Major Market: Orange County
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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