Internship Opportunity

Reference no: 2022.21E

Location: Elizabeth South, SA

Engineering areas: Industrial/Manufacturing, Materials, Mechanical, Mechatronic and Systems

Business description:

An integrated defence and homeland security solutions provider, supplying state of the art products in the Ballistics, Explosive Ordnance Disposal, Forensics, Munitions, Small Unmanned Aerial Systems (SUAS) and Composite materials sectors. We support and sustain these products for our customers with training, maintenance and repair services.

Projects / tasks:

One or more of the following:

  • Ballistic armour plate design, development, and testing
  • Factory hardware Systems Engineering, Design, Procurement, Verification and Validation
  • Ballistic helmet product and process design

Technical skills:

  • Later year student with hands-on, practical approach to problem solving.
  • Honours or other specific project experience in systems engineering and requirement development, mechanical machinery design, composite materials, FEA, CFD, programming, electrical circuit design, and/or ballistics.
  • Plastics or composite materials knowledge, material properties, processing.
  • Familiarity with SolidWorks (inc. PDM/PLM a plus) or other CAD and FEA software packages for hardware projects.

Intern interpersonal qualities

  • extracurricular activity in school teams/projects such as solar car, FSAE, rocketry, 3Dprinting etc.
  • no preference on engineering discipline
  • 1-3 years previous work history (no preference on type – just needs to have interacted with society on a professional level at some stage)