• Co-Op Student Engineering

    Job Location US-MA-Cambridge
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/7/2019 10:07 AM)
    Requisition ID
  • Overview

    Draper is an independent, nonprofit research and development company headquartered in Cambridge, MA. The 1,700 employees of Draper tackle important national challenges with a promise of delivering successful and usable solutions. From military defense and space exploration to biomedical engineering, lives often depend on the solutions we provide. Our multidisciplinary teams of engineers and scientists work in a collaborative environment that inspires the cross-fertilization of ideas necessary for true innovation. For more information about Draper, visit www.draper.com.


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    • Create programs for automated inspection tasks on Zeiss Calypso Coordinate Measuring Machines (CMMs)
    • Organize and manage CMM programs to facilitate effective reuse
    • Train and provide technical guidance to inspectors on CMM programming and general CMM operations
    • Train and provide technical guidance to inspectors on Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)
    • Interpret GD&T callouts on mechanical drawings to facilitate proper inspection approach
    • Interpret CMM inspection results and troubleshoot issues with non-compliant prototype and production part features in collaboration with Design, Production, and Quality Engineering staff
    • Increase metrology capabilities by identifying process improvements and new equipment purchases


    • Enrollment in a degree program in Mechanical Engineering or similar is required.
    • Expertise operating and programming Zeiss/Calypso CMMs is required.
    • Expertise in interpreting three-dimensional solid model mechanical designs and tolerances (ASME Y14.5) is required.
    • Familiarity with measurement statistics and uncertainty analysis is a plus.
    • Strong organizational skills, strong interpersonal skills, and excellent oral and written communication skills are required.
    • U.S. citizenship is required.


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