Mechanical Engineer Intern - New Product Development

Wabtec Corporation

Oak Creek, WI


Position summary

Wabtec Corporation is a leading global provider of equipment, systems, digital solutions and value-added services for freight and transit rail. Drawing on nearly four centuries of collective experience across Wabtec, GE Transportation and Faiveley Transport, the company has unmatched digital expertise, technological innovation, and world-class manufacturing and services, enabling the digital-rail-and-transit ecosystems. Wabtec is focused on performance that drives progress, creating transportation solutions that move and improve the world. Wabtec has approximately 27,000 employees in facilities throughout the world. Visit the company’s new website at:

It’s not just about your career… or your job title…it’s about who you are and the impact you are going to make on the world. Do you want to go into uncharted waters…do things that haven’t been done to make yours and someone else's life better? Wabtec has been doing that for decades and we will continue to do so! Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, Wabtec delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.


The Mechanical Engineering interns are responsible for task and projects under the direction of the Engineering Manager. Projects and tasks will focus on the development, design, analysis, testing, prototyping and release of mechanical hardware for Nordco equipment.


  • Production Engineering Manager
  • New Product Development (NPD) Manager / NPD Project Managers


  • Assist in design and development of Nordco’s equipment and related components.
  • Use Creo to complete design improvement and corrective action projects.
  • Update product models and drawings for other projects of various difficulties within the Engineering Department.
  • Work closely with the Engineering Department to support Production and other manufacturing initiatives.
  • Utilize basic computer software to develop or maintain spreadsheets, databases, documents, and to communicate with various departments within the organization.
  • Acquire, plot, and analyse data with the assistance from a mentor.
  • Build relationships with people within the organization to help complete tasks
  • Other job duties as assigned.



  • Pursuing a Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering
  • GPA of 3.0+


  • General Mechanical design skills
  • Experience with design software, Creo preferred.

Technical Skills

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.

Behavioral Attributes

  • The ability to develop and maintain relations.
  • The ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills.
  • The ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of different situations.
  • A high degree of adaptability and flexibility to operate in a fast paced work environment.


  • None


Work is primarily light duty and requires the ability to regularly lift and carry objects weighing up to 20 pounds. This position requires the ability to sit, stand and walk unassisted. Requires the use of hands and fingers to handle or feel objects, tools or controls. The employee is required to talk and hear. Normal correctable vision is required.

Wabtec Corporation is committed to taking on the world’s toughest challenges. In order to fulfill that commitment we rely on a culture of leadership, diversity and inclusiveness. We aim to employ the world’s brightest minds to help us create a limitless source of ideas and opportunities. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and styles…people like you! Wabtec Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, or protected Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

Get jobs straight to your inbox

Anonymous company reviews, virtual recruiting events, and a supportive community for women when you sign up.

About the company

Industry: Industrial: Equipment Manufacturing

At Wabtec, we are in the business of realizing potential. Our employees are the architects of the future. Go just about anywhere and you’ll find us. If you want to move and improve the world, start here.