Antares Pharma: Making Medicines Feel Better

Manufacturing Engineering Intern - Minnetonka, MN


The Manufacturing Engineering Intern will provide manufacturing and process engineering support to new product development projects and production operations. The person in this position will work closely with the Senior Manufacturing Engineer to design, implement, validate (when required), and/or support the necessary fixtures, tools, processes, and manufacturing documentation that new product development projects and/or production operations requires. In addition, the Manufacturing Engineering Intern will support investigation, evaluation, and testing related to disposition and processing of potentially non-conforming product.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide manufacturing technical/engineering support to new product development projects and production activities
  • Support investigation and evaluation of non-conforming product to aid in completion of MRB analysis and subsequent disposition of product as required.
  • Analyze internal non-conforming product and field returns to determine root cause and mitigating or corrective actions.
  • Support design, implement, and/or validate (when required) assembly tooling/fixtures/processes for new product development projects and/or production operations.
  • Create/modify and implement manufacturing procedures, routers, BOM’s, and other necessary documentation as required for new product development projects and/or production operations.
  • Transition development activities into production product, as required.
  • Complete testing or engineering builds of product in support of new product development projects and/or production operations.
  • Perform other duties as directed by supervisor.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS (degree, license, certification):

  • Completion of Sophomore/Junior year in a Mechanical, Biomedical, Materials, or Packaging Engineering major at an accredited college or university
  • Summer roles begin in May and last through August
  • Candidate must be available to work Monday – Thursday during full day, regular office hours for the duration of the assignment
  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. and must not require sponsorship for employment visa status now or in the future (e.g. H1-B status)


  • Past work in assembly environments is desirable but not required.


  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to effectively interact with production, direct labor employees, and upper management
  • Experience using Microsoft Office Suite including Excel and Word.
  • Experience using computer-aided design software (Solidworks, AutoCAD) is desirable but not required.
  • Experience using statistical analysis software Minitab is desirable but not required.
  • Ability to demonstrate strong analytical and quantitative skills, excellent communication and presentation skills and leadership qualities
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and initiatives while maintaining a strong sense of urgency
  • Must be a self-starter with ability to work independently within a professional environment where tight timelines exist
  • Housing and Daily transportation to and from the work-site location is the student’s responsibility

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