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Concept Innovation Intern (Fall Semester)


Menomonee Falls, WI
ID: 6039

Location: On-site (not a remote position)


What is the opportunity?

At Enerpac we believe it takes advanced technical expertise and ingenuity to develop the industry’s most trusted solutions. Our relentless pursuit to deliver the highest standard of excellence means never compromising. One of Enerpac’s core values is to continually innovate. We do this by solving user problems, improving productivity, and making the job safer. We are growing our innovation efforts through the creation of a Concept Innovation team. This multidisciplinary team will focus on the future of Enerpac, to reimagine products, explore new opportunities, and create value through user-centered designs. 

We are looking for a highly motivated, energetic engineering or design student to join our Concept Innovation team and provide hands on engineering, and creative support.

What you will be doing?

  1. Conceptualize, design, and assemble rapid prototypes, and iterate as needed based on testing and feedback
  2. Support Design & Innovation team in brainstorming and concept generation of industrial tools
  3. Support improvements and updates to Enerpac Innovation Lab and Co-Lab
  4. Operation, maintenance, and updates to desktop 3D printers
  5. Design and prototyping of lab fixtures and mockup assemblies


What skills and competencies do you need?


  • 3D design tools (Solidworks or Creo)
  • Experience using hand tools and power tools
  • Microsoft products especially Teams

Skills that will make you stand out:

  • Miro online collaboration software
  • Experience utilizing and operating 3D printers
  • 2D sketching and visual design
  • Experience with design thinking or iterative processes/prototyping
  • Previous product development experience in engineering or design intern role 


  • Passion to create and build something from nothing
  • Strong creativity, bringing a high level of thoughtfulness to your work
  • Self-directed and able to transcend ambiguity
  • Emotionally connected to your work and feel like job is meaningful
  • Authentic, honest, and candid


Education and Experience

  • Student in Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Design, or Industrial Design program

Physical Demands

Employee may have to lift documents/work materials up to 30 pounds in weight. Employee will have to be able to walk/climb to a variety of primary work locations, including traveling by air/auto and potentially remote sites. Position may require travel up to 25% of time depending on assigned projects. Employee will need to listen, understand, and speak with team members in person, telephonically, and electronically at all levels within a diverse workforce and with supported organizations. Employee is able to work in front of a personal computer for extended periods of time.


Work Environment

Primary work environment is in a temperature-controlled office setting but may also be visiting different manufacturing facilities where following appropriate safety protocols at the location would be required.


Direct Reports


The above statements reflect the general details necessary to describe the principle functions of the job described and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the job.