Vanderlande North America Mechanical Engineer/ACAD Engineer Intern in Marietta, Georgia

The engineering department consist of over 100 mechanical, controls, and layout engineers. These engineers are separated into Warehouse/Parcel and Airport divisions. The engineering department as a whole is responsible for defining, designing, and specifying material handling systems that meet and exceed our customers’ expectations.

Vanderlande’s Summer internship program will run for 12 weeks. This is a paid opportunity. Students are expected to work normal business hours: Monday through Friday. Program dates are May 21st to August 10th.

After the completion of the internship program you will:

  • Have a basic understanding of material handling systems

  • Be able to successfully work as part of an engineering team

  • Understand the ways AutoCad/Navis are used in our industry

  • Be able to create and complete one-self assigned goal before the end of the program

Review and modify AutoCAD/Navis Models to include:

  • Identify equipment clashes

  • Check models to insure equipment meets customer’s standards

  • Identify conveyors that need detailed design (maintenance platforms, supports, side guards, etc)

  • Incorporate as-built drawings notes into drawings after a installation is completed

  • Verify and modify standard AutoCad blocks to ensure they meet new equipment standards

  • Create equipment bill of materials from AutoCad drawings and customer specifications


  • Currently enrolled in an accredited university pursuing (associates, bachelors, etc.)

  • 3.0 minimum GPA

  • AutoCad experience is required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Navis

  • Knowledgeable with Excel

  • Knowledge of Bill of Materials

  • Experience with material handling equipment


  • Good verbal and written communications skills

  • Capability to take ownership of tasks

  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment

  • Results oriented

  • Driven to succeed

Requisition ID: 2018-3364

External Company Name: Vanderlande Industries, Inc.

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