Design Intern
Brillion, WI 
Posted 1 day ago
Job/Internship Description

At AriensCo, we build more than exceptional products - we create opportunities that impact careers. Our culture values innovative thinking, hard work and determination. We interact in teams, collaborate together and make decisions quickly.

We see growth potential in every team member, and are committed to supporting our employees with continuous training and advancement opportunities.

Our environment? We're corporate, without being "corporate." Whether you work at our headquarters, manufacturing facilities, or one of our global distribution businesses, you'll always have the freedom to create and contribute. Our company vision is "Passionate People, Astounded Customers." Quite simply: it revolves around people

Speaking of people, you're not just employee #1,762 to us. You're family and your role is invaluable. Without exceptional people, we can't continue to produce the amazing products we're known for around the world.

Ready for the ride of your career? Then come join us. By joining our team, you'll have the opportunity to work in a rewarding workplace with a strong sense of community.

Job Description:

AriensCo is looking for a self-starting, motivated Design Intern for Summer 2019 who is looking for practical hands-on experience. This is the perfect opportunity to enhance your education with practical hands-on experience to prepare you for your future. At AriensCo, "Our Legacy is Your Future." This is a support role primarily for design engineering, with manufacturing, R&D, production support, and New Product Development exposure. You will interact with supervisors, project leaders, engineers, technicians, skilled trades, and cross functional project stakeholders on a daily basis.


  • Support engineering staff(s) by performing basic engineering assignments in the design and development of outdoor power products
  • This can involve participation with planning, technology research, materials engineering, functional design, prototyping, product /component testing, etc. Observe and learn manufacturing capabilities to permit Design for Manufacturability (DFMA)

In this internship you will gain experience with:

  • Component design
  • SolidWorks
  • Bill of material work
  • Production changes
  • Microsoft Office

You will be exposed to:

  • The product development process and manufacturing principles
  • Design reviews
  • Fabrication processes including welding, brake press metal forming, laser, cutting, machining, stamping, powder painting and more
  • Final assembly processes
  • Facilities and tools of a research and development model making shop and testing department
  • Rapid prototyping tools


  • Must be enrolled as a student at an accredited university studying toward a Associates degree in Mechanical Design Technology or similar
  • Must have and maintain a minimum G.P.A. of 3.0/4.0
  • Should be mechanically inclined and have an interest in new product development, outdoor power equipment, and manufacturing
  • Computer-Aided Design (CAD) experience preferred

About AriensCo

Since 1933, the AriensCo name has been associated with reliable, durably crafted, high-performance outdoor power equipment. Our core values - Be Honest, Be Fair, Respect the Individual, Keep our Commitments, and Encourage Intellectual Curiosity define our culture and inspire our team. We believe passionate people and astounded customers lead to unstoppable success.

Our employees' quality of life is important to us. When people feel appreciated, respected and supported, careers thrive and ideas come to fruition. AriensCo employees are provided various great benefit opportunities which may include:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • 401(k) and profit-sharing plans
  • Bonus Programs
  • Accident and Critical Illness Insurance
  • Paid vacation, holidays and leave programs
  • Flexible spending account (FSA) plan
  • Voluntary wellness programs
  • Employee purchase benefit
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Safety shoes and safety prescription glasses reimbursement

EEO Statement

The concept of diversity is important to us at AriensCo. That's why we've created a culture that is inclusive, accepting and understanding. We embrace diversity among our partners, suppliers and employees. We also strive for diversity in the quality of our ideas. Inclusion and acceptance means that, regardless of who you are, you will always be standing on our welcome mat.

AriensCo is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. AriensCo hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled.

Providing our employees with an environment free of discrimination and harassment is something we take very seriously. Embracing diversity enables us to attract the best talent, foster productive teamwork, and expand our business opportunities.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Position Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
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Full Time
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