Innovation Leadership Program 2018 - Mechanical Engineer

Innovation Leadership Program 2018 - Mechanical Engineer
Coopersburg, PA

Job Description

Innovation Leadership Program (ILP) - Mechanical Engineer

Join Lutron’s Innovation Leadership Program and you’ll develop the skills and knowledge needed to win in the world of innovation.

  • Immediately join an engineering development team
  • Participate in a monthly forum to share ideas
  • Collaborate with inter-disciplinary engineers, business managers, customers, and suppliers
  • …and more!

Lutron Electronics is the world leader in the design and manufacture of lighting controls, lighting control systems and shading solutions for residential and commercial applications. 

A Day in the Life of an ILP Mechanical Engineer at Lutron


8:00am   –   Prepare day’s agenda, check and respond to emails

8:45am   –   Meeting: discuss design of plastic injection mold for new user interface

9:30am   –   Stop by machine shop to discuss prototype designs and to order models

10:00am – Visit local job site to install prototype products and gather firsthand customer feedback

12:00pm –   Attend Engineering Development Forum session to discuss a culture of innovation

1:00pm   –   Meeting: brainstorming session on how to reduce costs on an existing product

2:00pm   –   Work at desk: use Pro/E 3D modeling software for new part design

3:45pm   –   Weekly meeting: update team on progress of your projects

4:15pm   –   Get travel signed-off by supervisor for CES trade show in Las Vegas

4:30pm   –   Work at desk: build up working prototypes of a new design for a sales demonstration

6:00pm   –   Meet up with co-workers for indoor rock climbing


Does this sound like how you would like to spend your day?

If so, Lutron is looking for candidates with the following criteria:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Science, Physics, or Math, with at least a 3.0 GPA
  • Strong fundamental understanding of 3D modeling software and rapid prototyping techniques; injection molding experience is a plus
  • Enjoys working collaboratively while also thriving in a leadership position
  • Willingness to travel – visit and troubleshoot job sites, oversee manufacturing at other facilities, take offsite training courses, accompany a salesperson to showcase your new product to a customer
  • Hands-on attitude and strong work ethic
  • Communication skills with all departments and disciplines
  • Ability to take direction from others while also being able to work independently
  • Skillful at solving problems with enthusiasm and creativity
  • Self-starting, inquisitive, flexible, multi-tasking
  • Driven to maintain high standards of quality, even under pressure

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