Join a growing San Francisco engineering consultancy that brings class-leading products to life. We’re stronger together.
Alloy Product Development is focused on the mechanical and electrical engineering development of consumer electronics, household goods, professional equipment, and medical devices. We’re a diverse group of 20+ tinkerers, bikers, foodies, dog lovers, surfers, and diaper changers who love to make beautiful objects that work flawlessly. We take pride in our work, strive to constantly refine our professional skills, and partner with our clients to achieve their goals.
We are looking for exceptional individuals to join our family and help us pursue our vision of “Engineering Great Experiences” for our team, our clients and the end users of our work.
As a Mechanical Engineering Intern at Alloy, you will:
- Apply your engineering knowledge to help drive projects from concept to production.
- Find elegant and robust solutions to challenging engineering problems.
- Hone your analysis skills by analyzing structures, enclosures, mechanisms, and/or assemblies.
- Improve your hands-on skills by designing, assembling, and debugging functional prototypes.
- Collaborate directly with the Alloy team clients, ID firms, prototype shops, and manufacturers.
- Document and communicate your designs to ensure accurate implementation.
- Grow and develop your skills in a fast-paced learning environment
In this role, success means:
- Learning quickly and contributing to your project.
- Being focused and productive, supportive of your team, and committed to excellence.
- Communicating with clients, manufacturers, ID firms, and coworkers in a clear, concise, and timely manner.
- Embodying Alloy’s values of responsibility, teamwork, effectiveness, technical ability, creatively, positivity, communication.
- Completed 3+ years of University degree in Mechanical Engineering, Product Design, or related studies
- Some experience with mechanical design
- Strong CAD experience – with ProE/Creo, Solidworks, or Unigraphics NX
- Hands-on skills with assembling and debugging prototypes
- Strong static, dynamic and mechanics of materials analysis skills
- Exposure to FEA (ANSYS preferred) and/or statistical tolerance analysis
- Familiarity with 2D documentation including GD&T
- Some knowledge of manufacturing processes (molding, die casting, sheet metal, extrusions, finishes, etc)
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Attention to detail, professional demeanor, creativity, efficiency, enthusiasm, and desire to learn
- Collaborative, positive, self-motivated, and enthusiastic attitude
- A passion for mechanical design as a career
Bonus skills include:
- Mechatronics/robotics experience
- Prior consulting experience
- Machine shop experience
Compensation and benefits: Alloy interns are typically full-time, hourly-paid positions. No benefits, bonuses, or paid relocation.
Alloy strives to create a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone has the support and equal opportunity
to succeed. We encourage people of all backgrounds, physical abilities, genders, and ethnicities to apply.