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

Manufacturing Engineer Co-Op/Intern

Job Locations US-MI-Iron Mountain


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? 

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


  • Assist manufacturing with implementation of safety, quality, delivery, and cost improvements
  • Design fixtures, carts, and tooling
  • Research and justify new capital equipment
  • Create methods for standard work procedures
  • Participate in Rapid Improvement (Kaizen) events
  • Recognize and help with problem solving efforts
  • Assist with preventative maintenance procedures
  • Work with design engineers to implement design changes



  • Pursuing a B.S. Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Technology, or related field.  2nd year + preferred


  • Basics of manufacturing processes such as welding, metal cutting and forming, painting and assembly
  • Utilization of Lean Manufacturing concepts
  • Experience with AutoCAD or Creo is a plus
  • Mechanical/construction aptitude and hands-on design a plus
  • Experience in fixture design (part specific tables and tools to help with manufacturing practices) 


  • Strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to solve problems
  • Ability to take on multiple responsibilities/ projects at once
  • Background in 3D printing is a plus


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