• Mechanical Design Intern

    Location US-CA-Carlsbad
    # Positions
  • Position Description

    At a Glance


    Legrand has an exciting opportunity for a Engineer Mechanical Design Intern to join the WattStopper Team in Carlsbad,CA. The candidate will work closely with electrical and mechanical development teams and assistant in various design activities for both new product design and sustaining engineering. Design and maintain mechanical sheet metal, plastic, die cast, and extruded components and assemblies.  



    What Will You Do?



    1. Assist in design and documentation of new mechanical products, sub-assemblies and/or components needed in the design of lighting control products. Create models and prototypes to prove validity of designs.
    2. Maintenance of existing mechanical products and documentation (design improvements, cost savings etc.) and product databases through engineering change process.
    3. Assist in transitioning new products, and improved products to production.
    4. Work with manufacturers to coordinate OEM designs and schedules as they relate to mechanical design.
    5. Review manufacturers’ documentation for completeness and consistency with company guidelines.
    6. Create 2-D drawings to support design teams during development.
    7. Work closely with design engineers in the review and approval of tooling plans, mold drawings and overall tooling schedules.
    8. Participate in industrial designs, feasibility studies and concept designs to assist marketing and design engineers during the early phases of development.
    9. Performs other similar and related duties as required.


    Required Skills



    • Pursuing a BS in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience.


    • Basic knowledge of materials manufacturing processes including molding of plastic parts and sheet metal forming and stamping.
    • Basic knowledge of drafting, tolerances and documentation practices.
    • Experience with Solidworks 2015 or newer.
    • Strong computer skills, proficient with word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software, e-mail and meeting management software.
    • Ability to use internet and web based resources efficiently and effectively.
    • Must be highly collaborative and able to work in a team based environment. Fosters open communication and support an environment of innovation and creative change.
    • Requires strong organizational and time management skills, close attention to detail and be able to effectively handle multiple priorities. Must possess excellent project management skills, including demonstrated ability to develop and manage to a project plan, establish priorities, work to deadlines and control a number of tasks at various stages of work.
    • Must have excellent verbal and written communications skills and be able to communicate effectively across all levels of the organization. Must be an effective listener, able to extract necessary information and validate understanding of the information.


    Company Info

    About Legrand

    Every single day, Legrand brings power, light and data to millions of spaces around the world. Legrand is a global, publicly-traded company listed on the Euronext (Legrand SA EPA: LR) with 36,000 employees worldwide, a market cap of $16B, revenue of more than $5 billion, with products sold in 180 countries. Legrand is listed on the Forbes Global 2000 as one of the world’s best employers.  For more information, visit legrand.com.


    About Legrand North and Central America

    Legrand North and Central America (LNCA) employs over 5,000 associates in 60 locations, working in 6 product categories (Electrical Wiring Systems, Building Control Systems, AV, Data Communications, Power Distribution and Control, and Lighting).  LNCA offers comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage. LNCA offers distinctive benefits like high employer 401K match, above-benchmark paid maternity leave, paid time off to volunteer, and an active women’s network.  LNCA is an employee-centered, growth company with tremendous opportunity.  For more information, visit legrand.us


    About Legrand’s Building Control Systems Division

    Legrand’s Building Control Systems (BCS) division includes the Wattstopper and Solarfective product lines.  Wattstopper offers the most comprehensive line of simple, scalable and flexible energy efficient lighting controls and solutions for commercial and residential applications. These products, programs, and services have been helping customers save energy, meet green initiatives and comply with energy codes for more than 30 years.  Solarfective gives Legrand customers the most energy efficient, easy-to-use advanced shading and lighting control solutions. For more information, visit legrand.us/lighting-controls-building-systems.








    Equal Opportunity Employer



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