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Engineering Intern

Are you looking for an internship where you will gain real engineering design experience? Be challenged? Work in a fast paced environment? Well, we’re looking for you. At Embrace, we build products that fit, feel, and function just like the human body. We believe that everything that touches your skin should fit the way it’s supposed to, feel the way you want it to, and function the way your body was designed to. For us, this begins with joint support products that you never have to see, feel, or think about. We want you to feel like a superhero, not a patient. We want you to feel... like you. But a much cooler version of you. One capable of conquering the world, pushing your limits every day, and never risking a joint injury.

 

Founded in 2017, we are a young, dynamic company that is growing quickly! Our team is built from great friends, talented individuals, and hard workers. We’re looking for people who are excited to step out of their comfort zone, embrace the unknown, and learn something new every day. We want you to dream, innovate, and push the limits of your imagination. Sound like you? Excited? Perfect. Keep reading!

 

Start Date: January, 2020 (8 or 12 Months)

Compensation: $3000/Month

 

Job Description:

As part of the development team, you will design, build, and test your creations. You can expect to do many of the following:

  • Collaborate with other engineers and designers to design and explore new concepts.

  • Break out of traditional mechanical engineering to create innovative solutions to complex problems.

  • Brainstorm, design, and implement innovative solutions to challenges.

  • Develop proof-of-concept, functional, and manufacturing prototypes.

  • Develop equipment and test plans to validate the performance of prototypes.

  • Work with manufacturers to transition products from concept to commercialization.

  • Collect and analyze user feedback from customers, preparing and implementing required design recommendations.

 

Qualifications/Experience:

  • Demonstrated understanding of mechanical design and design for manufacturing.

  • Demonstrated understanding of machining and rapid prototyping methods.

  • Ability to justify design decisions with calculations, analysis, and written documentation.

  • Either proficient in the use of 3D CAD software (preferably SolidWorks), or able to learn quickly.

  • Understanding of biomechanics is an asset.

  • Experience with MATLAB and other coding languages is an asset.

  • Understanding of FDA and Health Canada is an asset.

  • Enthusiasm for lifelong learning, problem-solving, and stepping out of your comfort zone.

  • Strong interpersonal skills to work well within a collaborative team environment.

  • Awesomeness. That’s right, you better be awesome.

Perks and Benefits:

Embrace offers flexible schedules, stellar baked goods, and mediocre opponents for a game of darts. Our office often has music, dogs, and plenty of laughs. Our team loves to ride bikes, catch fish, and build cool sh*t (like wicked apparel, custom motorcycles, paddle boards, fishing rods, and whatever else we can dream up).

 

Still excited? Awesome. Send us an email at jobs@embraceorthopaedics.com! Please include a resume and a cover letter explaining why you’re excited and why you’re a great fit for our team. We want to thank all applicants for their interest! As much as we would love to get to know all of you, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.