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Test Engineer - Intern (Ann Arbor, MI)

L3Harris Technologies

Quality Assurance Internship

Job Description:
This internship begins Summer 2020. The Test Engineer works with Product Development, Manufacturing and Quality Assurance to perform product testing to facilitate development and release of a device or product designed for production.
Essential Functions and Basic Duties:
  • Interacts with product development team to define, document, analyze, perform, and interpret developmental tests for new and/or modified products or product components.
  • Assists test engineering team in the development of test processes and the interpretation of the test results.
  • Compiles test lab data which may include R&D development, qualification and test support for manufacturing.
  • Prepares reports by collecting, analyzing and summarizing test data and make recommendations.
  • Suggests corrective action for procedures and product deficiencies.
  • Assists with the preparation of documentation for product design and improvements, which include design reviews, product specifications, statement of work, manufacturing process procedures.
  • Assists in the development of procedures and tools for testing, calibration and verification of equipment.
  • Develops and validates new processes and procedures to increase the product quality and affordability
  • Works cross-functionally to assure equipment is properly tested, calibrated and certified.
  • Applies basic knowledge of engineering mathematics, mechanics, and materials
  • Works cross-functionally to help define the customer life cycle, test requirements and formulates into internal methods and procedures.
  • Collaborates with internal design and manufacturing personnel as well as government programs and other external customer personnel.
  • Provides support for failure investigations and corrective actions.
  • Uses established procedures and works under immediate supervision.
  • Demonstrates ethical and professional behavior in accordance with company values.
  • Performs job duties in a manner that maintains compliance with environmental, health and safety regulations, policies and procedures.


  • Ensures compliance with requirements, standards and applicable regulatory authorities, and maintains product integrity
  • Performs verification and analysis using software tools to determine compliance to customer requirements and product specifications; writes corresponding test reports
  • Works with cross-functional team to draft component specification, design reviews, works with vendors to manufacture parts and validate results by specifying test parameters and methodologies
  • Provides manufacturing support assuring products are built according to customer requirements and product specifications. Assist in performing failure analysis and corrective actions when necessary
  • Assists in development of manufacturing test equipment of the electro-optic sighting device


  • Currently enrolled in Engineering or related field
  • GPA of 3.0 or greater
  • US citizenship or permanent residence is required
Preferred Skills:
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills
  • Basic statistical data analysis
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication (verbal and written), and presentation skills
  • Proactive work ethic and energy
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint
  • Ability to problem solve and trouble shoot technical issues
  • Hands-on aptitude with electro-mechanical product
  • Basic knowledge of laboratory equipment including oscilloscopes, power meters, and laser beam analyzers
  • Basic ability to read and understand mechanical drawings and electrical wiring diagrams