Hunter Engineering

  • Mechanical Engineering Co-Op - Spring 2019

  • Overview

    Hunter Engineering Company is a global leader in the development and manufacturing of computer based automotive service equipment. We are in search of an enthusiastic and self-motivated sophomore, junior, or senior with a major or minor in a field of study cohesive with Mechanical Engineering.



    Hunter’s ME Co-Ops gain experience in:

     Product Testing

    • Execute a test plan under the direction of a project engineer, format the results in a useable and effective manner, analyze the results against stated objectives and write a report of the findings


    • Assist in a building of a prototype by operating various machine shop tools and performing basic fabrication techniques

     Equipment Evaluation

    • Assemble/tear down equipment (competitor’s and Hunter’s) for hands-on experience and for assisting the project engineer in competitor analysis and/or equipment operation

     Liaison Engineering

    • Discuss the concept and principles of manufacturability/productivitywith the project engineer and the manufacturing engineer
    • Review and observe, where possible, fabrication and assembly
    • Discuss the concept and principles of cost estimating with a manufacturing engineer
    • Discuss the liaison role and requirements of getting a design out of engineering into manufacturing

     Quality Assurance

    • Discuss the concept and principles of designing quality into a product
    • Discuss/contrast the concept of quality assurance versus quality control
    • Review some quality data and records on a given product or process
    • Review our quality standards and procedures

     Engineering Documentation

    • Assist and follow through to completion of an E.C.O.
    • Assist and discuss an M.O.S.

    The individual will be involved in a variety of projects which may include:

    • Prototype construction and evaluation
    • Test program development and administration
    • Shop experience, real work experience
    • Minor analysis and engineering calculations
    • Analyzing data and using Microsoft Word and Excel to prepare reports


    It will be our intent and purpose to provide the individual with real world experience, which includes assisting in the progression of a product from concept stage to production. This position will focus on exposing an aspiring mechanical design engineer to the total product evolution process, including a first-hand, practical exposure to the manufacturing floor. Our goal is to provide an experience that will be an important, effective first step in the career of a future project engineer.


    Also please visit our website with testimonials of past co-ops at



    • Minimum 2.5 GPA
    • Major studies in Mechanical Engineering
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
    • Excellent communication skills.


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