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Automation Engineering Intern

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Vishay Dale, Yankton, South Dakota, is seeking a full-time Automation Engineering Intern responsible for development and design of automated machines, electro-mechanical systems, specialized fixtures, and experimental tooling.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Use SolidWorks to design or assist in design of automated machines, electro-mechanical systems, specialized fixtures, experimental tooling, etc.
  • Interface with Product & Process Engineering, Manufacturing Supervisors & Operators, Machinists, Equipment Maintenance Personnel, etc.to discuss requirements
  • Support engineering activities such as assessment of requirements, develop design concepts, assist in fabrication, assemble prototype devices, troubleshoot electro-mechanical systems, and debug machines/tooling
  • Transfer developed equipment and tooling to manufacturing lines in Yankton and our other manufacturing facilities across the world
  • Equipment includes robots, lasers, vision systems, winders, ultrasonic welders, CNC mills, wire EDM, injection molding presses, temperature chambers, and various electronics testing equipment



  • SolidWorks, AutoCAD, or equivalent knowledge/experience
  • Mechanical Engineering Student, sophomore or higher preferred
  • Experience or knowledge of typical types of fabrication, i.e., mill, lathe, welding

This position requires access to information subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations and/or the Export Administration Regulations. As such, this position is open only to applicants who qualify as “U.S. Persons” according to U.S. federal law.


Vishay offers a comprehensive suite of benefit programs including health care coverage, financial support programs and other resources designed to help you achieve your personal and professional goals. With us, you'll experience unique career paths, an open and collaborative culture, a stable business that will be there for you, and opportunities to work globally and locally.

Do you have the skills we need? Are you ready to power your career as you power the world? If so, apply today.

Vishay is an AAP and Equal Opportunity Employer

Nearest Major Market: Sioux Falls