Intern Application Engineering - Summer 2024 - Wixom, MI
Wixom, MI 
Posted 27 days ago
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Intern Application Engineering - Summer 2024 - Wixom, MI

Location: WIXOM, MI, United States
Job Family : Engineering
Job Type : Temporary
Posted : Dec 4, 2023
Job ID: 44168

Job Description

Position located in Wixom, MI will be a technical resource for questions regarding specifications, materials, testing and literature associated with seal material selection and design. Position may support the development of training materials including 3-D CAD drawings and PowerPoint presentations to serve as training support for new hires and customers. Must have strong interpersonal as well as a technical skill set. Reports to the Applications Engineering Manager. Has no direct supervisory responsibility. Must effectively interact with field sales, distributors, end customers and internal customers. Works with minimal daily supervision, but keeps team leaders and staff informed of project status.


  • Assist with inquiries from customers via e-mail, phones, and quotation request system.
  • Assist customers in selecting the best rubber seal material for a given application and the design of their products to maximize service life.
  • Document product application successes and develop internal training materials.
  • Conduct market research.
  • Assist with warranty, product quality, and data analysis.
  • Interpret and understand customer drawings, requirements, and specifications and make recommendations of Parker products.
  • Willingness to learn new skills such as Finite Element Analysis or Failure Analysis.
  • Support field sales as required to maintain a premier customer service position.


  • At least Sophomore level in BS/BA Engineering or related field.
  • Prefer experience interacting with customers.
  • Excellent mechanical aptitude with the ability to understand, describe, or discuss problems of a technical nature.

Parker Hannifin is a Fortune 250 global leader in motion and control technologies. For more than a century the company has been enabling engineering breakthroughs that lead to a better tomorrow. Learn more at or @parkerhannifin.

Parker is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Parker is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job related reasons regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. However, U.S. Citizenship, Permanent Residency or other appropriate status is required for certain positions, in accord with U.S. import & export regulations.

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Drug-Free Workplace
In accordance with Parker's policies and applicable state laws, Parker provides for a drug-free workplace. Therefore, all applicants seeking employment with Parker will be subject to drug testing as a condition of employment.


Position Summary
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As soon as possible
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Full Time
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