Vanderlande North America

Mechanical Engineer/ACAD Engineer Intern

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The engineering department consist of over 100 mechanical, controls, and layout engineers.  These engineers are separated into Warehouse/Parcel and Airport divisions.  The engineering department as a whole is responsible for defining, designing, and specifying material handling systems that meet and exceed our customers’ expectations. 


Vanderlande’s Summer internship program will run for 12 weeks. This is a paid opportunity. Students are expected to work normal business hours: Monday through Friday. Program dates are May 21st to August 10th.


After the completion of the internship program you will:

  • Have a basic understanding of material handling systems
  • Be able to successfully work as part of an engineering team
  • Understand the ways AutoCad/Navis are used in our industry 
  • Be able to create and complete one-self assigned goal before the end of the program 


Review and modify AutoCAD/Navis Models to include:

  • Identify equipment clashes
  • Check models to insure equipment meets customer’s standards
  • Identify conveyors that need detailed design (maintenance platforms, supports, side guards, etc) 
  • Incorporate as-built drawings notes into drawings after a installation is completed 
  • Verify and modify standard AutoCad blocks to ensure they meet new equipment standards
  • Create equipment bill of materials from AutoCad drawings and customer specifications



  • Currently enrolled in an accredited university pursuing (associates, bachelors, etc.)
  • 3.0 minimum GPA 
  • AutoCad experience is required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Navis
  • Knowledgeable with Excel
  • Knowledge of Bill of Materials
  • Experience with material handling equipment


  • Good verbal and written communications skills
  • Capability to take ownership of tasks
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Results oriented
  • Driven to succeed


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