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Hunter Engineering Mechanical Engineering CO-OP in Bridgeton, Missouri

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.

TIME FRAME: May 2021 - Dec 2021

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 building prototypes by operating various machine shop tools and performing basic fabrication techniques

  • Designing and fabricating test fixtures.

    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/productivity with the project engineer and the manufacturing engineer

  • Review and Perform, where possible, fabrication and assembly

  • 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

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

  • Prototype construction and evaluation

  • Test program development and administration

  • Shop experience, hands-on work experience

  • Minor analysis and engineering calculations

  • Analyzing data and using Microsoft Word and Excel to prepare reports

  • Design and Fabricate Test Fixtures

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 https://www.hunter.com/about-us/careers/co-op/

  • Minimum 2.5 GPA

  • Major studies in

  • Mechanical Engineering

  • Aerospace Engineering

  • Mechatronics and Robotics Engineering

  • Manufacturing Engineering

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint

  • Hands-On Experience using tools preferred.

Street: 11250 Hunter Drive