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Engineering Intern [Summer 2023 - Paid]

Application Deadline: 

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46202

Contract Type:  Full-Time
Working Hours:  40
Employment Type:  Internship

Come join a team that makes a difference here and around the world!


Peerless Pump, an Indianapolis based subsidiary of Grundfos, is seeking Engineering Interns for its Summer 2023 Intern Program. 

The Engineering Intern will report to Chief Engineer/Engineering Director and will operate daily out of the Indianapolis, IN facility Monday-Friday.


Engineering Summer Interns at Peerless Pump are given opportunities to participate in department projects with the goal to help expand their technical education and aid in completion of projects.   Interns will work with staff engineers to complete assignments.  Projects may involve interfacing with other departments such as machine shop, purchasing, vendors, quality, order processing and sales.    At the end of the term, Interns will prepare a project status report to present to senior management within the company to explain impact of their project and receive direct feedback on performance.


Why Peerless?


Peerless: having no equal; matchless, unrivaled. At Peerless, our team of experts come together with a common passion for manufacturing sustainable pumps that provide peace of mind. Our pumps create more reliable food supplies, clean and safe water, and keep life and property safe around the globe. For nearly a century, the Peerless brand has helped keep people safe where they live, work, and play. We are Pioneers. We are united. We are Peerless! Join our united team!


See why our employees are Peerless:  I am PEERLESS!

Duties and Responsibilities may include:


  • Preparation and modification of engineering drawings using both manual and computer-aided systems such as CATIA or AutoCAD
  • Preparation and modification of engineering bill of materials (BOM) in ERP system (SAP)
  • Support in assembly and testing of projects in the manufacturing release phase, this would include data reduction and presentation from lab
  • Perform work, promote teamwork and communicate in conjunction with our culture and corporate standards (Safety/Environmental, Quality, Continuous Improvement, Communication, Internal Controls, etc.).

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:


  • Excellent verbal and written skills; able to work effectively in a multi-disciplinary team; A strong work ethic is highly important including multitasking ability.  
  • Proficient using electronic tools (Excel, Word, Office, PowerPoint, Adobe)
  • Maybe asked to perform physical work such as lifting and assembling product for testing
  • Able to create 3D models and 2D prints in CATIA or AutoCAD 


Education and Experience:


  • Working toward a 4 year technical or engineering degree (preference to mid/completed 3rd year students)
  • Must be detailed oriented and possess excellent follow up skills
  • A strong work ethic is highly important including multitasking ability.  
  • Person should be able to work effectively in a multi-disciplinary team environment taking personal responsibility for assignment and product line.
  • Person must be able to work independently with minimal supervision


Peerless Pump participates in E-verify and is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. All positions subject to post offer drug screening and background checks.

About Grundfos 
Grundfos is one of the world’s leading water technology companies with more than 19.000 employees in 60+ countries all over the world. Our skills commit us to pioneering solutions to the world’s water and climate challenges and improve the quality of life for people. We dare to do things that others cannot or dare not do, as we believe innovation is not only a business opportunity, but an obligation. And what really matters to us is not short term profit, but the impact we make. By becoming part of our united powerful team, you too can drive this change no matter your role.

An inclusive team
If you like the look of this job and know you can bring your skills to contribute to our purpose, please apply. We need and welcome professional people from all corners – however you identify and whatever your background is.

Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis

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