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Engineering Co-op Opportunities (WI)

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Date: Dec 7, 2018

Location: Schofield, WI, US, 54476

Company: Greenheck Group

Build your Future with Us!



Interested in working with one of the markets leading manufacturers? The Greenheck Group is a leading growth-focused, environmentally conscious, commercial HVAC manufacturer. Join our team which proudly designs and manufactures the most comprehensive line of ventilation products in the industry. The Greenheck Group is a dynamic multi- branded international organization. Our equipment is used worldwide in commercial, institutional, and industrial facilities, ranging from comfort ventilation to manufacturing processes. Our efficient products improve comfort, safety, and health of lives across the planet. Since 1947, we are deeply committed to helping you “Build Your Future,” through professional growth, challenging leadership roles, and exciting opportunities around the world. 



Greenheck Fan Co-op Program:

Greenheck Fan is very proud of its involvement in the cooperative education process and is committed to furthering a student's education by partnering them with full-time engineers/employees and providing hands-on experience. All co-op students are treated as "real" employees, as we understand gaining real life experience is key in this relationship.  We have been extremely pleased with the results of the co-op program, and have found it to be a win-win relationship. Our co-op program runs January thru August and June thru December.  Any questions can be addressed to: Anna Brown (


Application Engineer Co-op

General Summary:

Assists product manager in the areas of product planning and development, coordination of application support, special designs and product and application training programs for the respective product family and its channels


Update Competitor Cross Reference Material. 

Energy Analysis Report on Vari-Green available in CAPS.

Small, focused projects that can make marketing more efficient.

Automate Customer Service Tools to help solve the reps questions faster:

-Drive Selection and change out

-Motor Drawing / Wiring Diagram / Spec Sheet

-Fan Curve Generator with ability to enter field T&B values. 

Organize folders and labeling by unit/model of shop photos (taken by Mike) to be used as a reference tool/ provide to reps (picture library of actual units and installation).

Verify that all catalogs and IOM’s are listed correctly on under all FV product models- update as needed.


Application Engineer Co-op-Accurex

General Summary:

Provide technical coordination of application support, product planning and development, special design support and application training programs for internal and external customers.


Provide technical support via phone and e-mail for both internal and external sales people in the areas of product selection and application.

Develop solutions for product applications

Communicate solutions for unique applications including design & special pricing.

Find solutions to field application problems.

Provide general product application support.  Understand requirements for challenging applications.

Provide content for the development and updating of product literature, including the creation of training curriculum.

Responsible for identifying key selling points.

Gather information for market studies.

Work with engineering to develop scope for enhancements on existing products.

Assist in the evaluation of components for quality, reliability and performance and advise engineering/purchasing as to those components, which might enhance the product.

Become familiar with the competitor's products and apply this knowledge to the company's advantage.

Assist in the organization of training seminars internally and externally.

May assist with planning/coordination and attendance of trade shows.

Coordinate Computer Aided Product Selection (CAPS) planning, testing, and development.

Use CAPS to assist internal and external customers on a daily basis.

Special project assignment for completion during Co-Op period.

Proficient at verbal and written communication

Candidate must be competent at web based searches and Microsoft Office family of software products


Product Development Engineer Co-op

General Summary: Assist the product development engineer through all stages of product development.  Aids in the development of new products, redesigned products, and special design requests.  Participate in cost reduction and quality improvement projects.  Provide technical support for shop floor problems and field problems. 

Responsibilities:  Participate in shop floor problem resolutions.  Assist in field problem resolutions which may include travel to jobsites and interfacing with customers along with generating a corrective action to reconcile any outstanding issues. Participate in value engineering projects.  Aid in agency approval of products including AMCA and UL. 

Assist with laboratory testing of products which includes: structural, electrical, air performance, and sound performance testing.  Interpret test data, write technical reports and communicate results to engineers.  Fabricate and assemble new product prototypes and provide feedback regarding designs.

Typical Projects: Product testing, product demonstration design/construction, engineering documentation, product design/re-design, analysis of returned goods and value engineering projects


Procurement Engineer Co-op

General Summary: The individual in this position is responsible for component part naming and classification, reducing product costs, maintaining product quality, and continuous product enhancements focused on quality, product design, and value engineering issues.

Responsibilities: Serves as a technical resource for Greenheck’s Purchasing, Manufacturing, and Engineering Departments.

Aids in the location, qualification and approval of new suppliers.

Works to assure integration between engineering and procurement on new products and changes in purchased component design.

Utilizes the Design for Excellence (DFX) tools during new product redesigns and value engineering projects to assure cost effective, manufacturable designs.

Communicates critical and significant attributes to suppliers in collaboration with Design Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering and Quality.

Specify, justify, and procure new or upgrade existing tooling and equipment to achieve productivity, quality or cost reduction goals.

Works with Greenheck suppliers to resolve quality deficiencies, develop material specifications and assure consistent quality in materials and products are used in our manufacturing operations.

Prepares and documents, in conjunction with the business units, critical processes to be ISO capable and creates Material Specifications on critical items.

Analyzes quality trends (field problems, CARS, supplier quality, etc.) and implements corrective action steps.

Work closely with overseas and domestic suppliers to insure Quality standards are met and maintained and accurate descriptions and drawings are loaded into SAP system.

Analyzes quality trends (field problems, CARS, supplier quality, etc) and implements corrective action steps.

Work closely with overseas and domestic suppliers to insure Quality standards are met and maintained.


Test Engineer Co-op

General Summary:  Responsible for building prototypes, conducting tests, and documenting test results. Position will be nearly entirely “hands-on” working in the engineering test lab.


-Assist in the development of new products and support of existing products through R&D testing of products.

-Work with engineers in determining test procedures and expected results.

-Identify issues and propose solutions based on test results.

-Design and Assemble test units and set up tests.

-Document test results.

-Maintain a safe and clean test lab.

Typical Projects:  Conducting performance tests such as airflow, heating, cooling, sound, wind driven rain tests. Assist with prototype builds and test setups.  Other testing includes component testing, field problem testing, and value engineering testing.


Manufacturing Engineer


General Summary:  Enhance factory productivity, cost reduction and Greenheck product quality through the analysis, continued improvement and implementation of manufacturing processes, equipment, tooling, material flow, plant layout, methods and product design.

Responsibilities:  Support Greenheck Production System (GPS) including: Lean Manufacturing, 5S, Design for Excellence and Maintenance Excellence.  Improve manufacturing efficiency by improving work methods, labor standards, material flow, and routings. Work with shop floor personnel and design engineers to decrease costs, increase production, reduce waste and refine product design. Develop standard operating procedures for various manufacturing processes.  (SOP’s) Provide analysis data to procure new or upgrade equipment and tooling to achieve maximum capacity, productivity and cost reduction.

Typical Projects:

Resolve current continuous improvement projects. Resolve corrective action requests. Continually improve Greenheck designs. 


Nearest Major Market: Wausau