Systems Control, a division of Northern Star Industries, Inc.


    Job Locations US-MI-Iron Mountain
  • Overview


    Interested in launching your mechanical engineering career with a growing company?  Would you like to become a valued member of a team of professionals who provide manufacturing engineering solutions that transform the electrical utility industry? 


    Co-ops and interns


    • Assist with design and implement new product development (market research, benchmarking, etc)
    • Assist with design and implement improvements to existing product lines, resulting in improved manufacturability and performance 
    • Specify and perform design verification testing as necessary
    • Perform Cost Estimates
    • Design fixtures for welding, assembly and machine areas
    • Support Engineering/Manufacturing by fabricating and assembling prototypes
    • Research and specify new materials and vendors
    • Answer technical questions regarding current and future products


    • Pursuing a B.S. Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering Technology
    • Basics of manufacturing processes such as welding, metal cutting and forming, painting and assembly
    • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing concepts
    • Experience with Pro-Engineer or equivalent
    • Experience in fixture design (part specific tables and tools to help with manufacturing practices               
    • Proficient using solid modeling software (Pro-Engineer/Creo preferred), Finite Element Analysis, and MS Office Suite
    • Knowledgeable in Engineering Mechanics, Strengths of Materials, Welding and other manufacturing processes
    • Understanding of Lean Manufacturing
    • Must be a team player, creative, and have strong hands on mechanical knowledge
    • Strong analytical, problem solving, and organizational skills
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Ability to work on multiple projects at one time



    Systems Control is North America's leader in the design and manufacturing of solutions that enable the delivery of energy to the world.


    Hear from our interns/Co-Ops about their Experience with Systems Control:



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