Intern - Mechanical Engineer


Omaha, NE, US, 68110

Whether it is concepting new ideas or improving an existing product to enhance productivity – Ceres is ready to help bring ideas to life. We provide concept generation, detailed design, prototyping, testing, refinement, as well as manufacturing specialized machinery and purpose-built attachments.  Our team of Mechanical, Industrial and Electrical Certified Professional Engineers has nearly 100 years of combined experience, and they, along with our technicians, welders and fabricators, complete our team of experts in analyzing concept generation, designing, and specifying components for complex systems and then bring them to life through our manufacturing capabilities. 


If you have any questions prior to applying, please reach out to our Recruiting team at or 402-891-7555.  


•    Assists in the design and development of new machines. Performs engineering calculations to verify the suitability of mechanical equipment based on customer need 
•    Works with Engineering and Project Manager to ensure engineering and manufacturing timelines agree and makes adjustments as necessary 
•    Creates product testing methods and ensures recording of testing results for machinery. Performs quality inspections, red-lining engineering drawing such as general arrangements, drawings, etc. and follows through with         corrections and certification for corrections, if needed 
•    Determines the overall cost to produce machine products. Work with marketing and sales teams to understand competitive pricing and what the market is able to bear.  Gathers pricing information from contract manufacturers     and suppliers. Ensures project is completed within budget 
•    Ensures designs and requirements are clear to the manufacturing team. Participates in making necessary changes to designs for manufacturability 
•    Review mechanical design for safety and reliability. 
•    Ensures completion of technical documentation, system mechanical drawings and as-built assembly drawings 
•    May perform other duties as required and assigned 


Additional Tasks/Secondary Job Functions, if applicable
•    Reviews mechanical design for safety and reliability.
•    Ensures completion of technical documentation, system mechanical drawings and as-built assembly drawings


Education and Experience:
•    Actively pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering.
•    Minimum of 2 years of towards engineering degree required.
•    Experience designing machine hydraulics and electrical systems preferred.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
•    Knowledge and understanding of heavy equipment and its operation.
•    Knowledge of AutoCAD, 2D and 3D design software such as SolidWorks, Inventor, AutoCAD, etc.
•    Knowledge of lean manufacturing.
•    Mechanical design abilities with a working knowledge of electrical and hydraulic controls, motors, and feedback components required.
•    Strong written and oral communication to include technical communication skills (both oral and written) to accurately convey technical issues and information.
•    Ability to read and produce mechanical drawings.
•    Skills in time and project management.
•    Proven analytical and problem solving skills
•    Ability to be highly innovative and creative.
•    Ability to work well as a team member.
•    Skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.).

Ceres specializes in equipment and attachments that require a high degree of mechanical, hydraulic and/or electrical functionality.  Our team of engineers, along with our technicians, welders and fabricators, have over 100 years of combined experience in:  
•    Concept Generation  
•    Design  
•    Specifying complex systems  
•    Manufacturing capabilities  
Ceres is an equal opportunity employer and affords equal opportunity to all applicants for all positions. Ceres shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.  
* The job duties listed in this job posting do not constitute a complete and exclusive list.  Ceres further reserves the right to modify job duties, at any time and in its sole discretion, to meet the needs of the Company.  

Nearest Major Market: Omaha
Nearest Secondary Market: Council Bluffs