Simulation Engineer Intern

Requisition ID:  26511
Job Location(s): 

Ames, IA, US

Job Description

Are you passionate about Digital Factory tools? Do you want to join an industry leader? Do you want to translate the theory you learn into everyday practice? Are you excited about the opportunity to work with the implementation of Simulation tools in real case scenarios? Danfoss Power Solutions in Ames, IA is looking for a Simulation Engineer Intern to participate in manufacturing production and machining line process simulation. Self-driven and result-oriented students seeking variety, challenge, and an opportunity to build skill in implementing new technology into the business world and people skills will benefit from our internship. The Simulation Engineer Intern will gain technical knowledge and experience applying Simulation technology to new our global manufacturing sites. You will have the opportunity to gain global experience working with colleagues and suppliers from around the world. 

Job Responsibilities

 

Responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following

  • Supporting Engineering, Manufacturing and Supply Chain with Simulation projects.
  • Interacting with internal customers to collect, validate and analyze process data.
  • Building of Discrete Event Simulation models with focus on throughput, resource utilization, resource flow, constraints, blockage, process improvement.
  • Guiding and training teams in the value of discrete event simulations.
  • Usage of CAD software to aid customers. 
  • Participating in various implementation projects related to Simulation.

Background & Skills

Required Qualifications:

  • Currently pursuing a degree in Engineering, with an interest/experience in the use and application of Discrete Event Simulation tools – (Production lines & Supply chain).
  • Level of Education: Freshman and Sophomores are encouraged to apply.
  • Ability to work 10-20 hours fall/spring, 40 hours/week in summer.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of probability distributions (normal, triangle, uniform)  and programming languages (i.e. SimTalk).
  • Experience with 2D & 3D CAD.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in the application of Simulation Tools to model, analyze and provide solutions to scenarios where increased efficiency, throughput, waste reduction, lay out changes, etc. are needed.
  • Experience with data collection, data process and process analysis.
  • Hands-on experience with the operation of Simulation software, desirable Siemens Tecnomatix Plant simulation and/or Anylogic.

Danfoss – Engineering Tomorrow

At Danfoss, we are engineering solutions that allow the world to use resources in smarter ways – driving the sustainable transformation of tomorrow. No transformation has ever been started without a group of passionate, dedicated and empowered people. We believe that innovation and great results are driven by the right mix of people with diverse backgrounds, personalities, skills, and perspectives, reflecting the world in which we do business. To make sure the mix of people works, we strive to create an inclusive work environment where people of all backgrounds are treated equally, respected, and valued for who they are. It is a strong priority within Danfoss to improve the health, working environment and safety of our employees.

 

Following our founder’s mindset ‘action speaks louder than words’, we set ourselves ambitious targets to protect the environment by embarking on a plan to become CO2 neutral latest by 2030.

 

Danfoss is an EO employer and VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected category.

Danfoss engineers solutions that increase machine productivity, reduce emissions, lower energy consumption, and enable electrification.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, power conversion, motor control, industrial machinery, automotive, marine, and off- and on-highway equipment. We also provide solutions for renewable energy, such as solar and wind power, as well as district-energy infrastructure for cities.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Danfoss is family-owned, employing more than 40,000 people, serving customers in more than 100 countries through a global footprint of 95 factories.
 

 

Danfoss engineers solutions that increase machine productivity, reduce emissions, lower energy consumption, and enable electrification.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, power conversion, motor control, industrial machinery, automotive, marine, and off- and on-highway equipment. We also provide solutions for renewable energy, such as solar and wind power, as well as district-energy infrastructure for cities.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Danfoss is family-owned, employing more than 40,000 people, serving customers in more than 100 countries through a global footprint of 95 factories.
 

 


Nearest Major Market: Ames
Nearest Secondary Market: Des Moines