London Manufacturing Jobs

Mechanical/Materials LED R&D Intern

by Trojan Technologies

Position Type: Internship
Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Feb 23, 2021
Trojan Technologies

Job Description

Mechanical/Materials LED R&D Intern


Position Summary:

This position is for an 8-16 month research and development intern who will perform a variety of engineering tasks in support of UV technology development.



  • Research, experiment, and test new technologies related to UVC Technology
  • Write engineering test protocols and reports
  • Support senior engineers with research, design, experiment setup, and development
  • Perform bench-scale and pilot-scale water treatment tests (80% onsite lab work)
  • Willing to work with Ultraviolet light while prioritizing health and safety[


Critical competencies:

  • Quickly learns when faced with new challenges; strives to enhance his/her knowledge and skills, undeterred by the knowledge that some lessons are learned from setbacks.
  • Motivated by the challenge of new work; comfortable with ambiguity; proactively seeks answers.
  • Initiates and participates in the thoughtful use of Danaher Business System tools.
  • Strives to deliver the highest quality output and collaborates with the team to deliver on shared goals.
  • Takes initiative to practice and apply new skills to continuously improve performance and is accountable for meeting commitments.
  • Understands the shared purpose and how daily work is an important contribution to meeting these goals.
  • Behaves in ways that are aligned with the Danaher Values.
  • Seeks feedback regarding strengths and weaknesses; is not defensive; acts on feedback; and provides balanced feedback when asked.



Qualifications required: 

  • Engineering or science student who has completed 2nd or 3rd year with a preference to mechanical, materials, and chemical focus
  • Experience designing, building, and testing prototypes
  • Creativity, problem-solving, and attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to learn new tools and technologies quickly


  • Experience with any of the following an asset:

  • Experience with design sprints, DFMEAs, risk analysis, validation testing, and project management.
  • Optical measurement and design
  • Materials degradation testing
  • Ultraviolet light and Microbiology
  • Working in a chemistry lab
  • SolidWorks or similar experience        

The above are not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties, responsibilities and requirements of the job described.  Rather, they are intended to describe the general nature of the job.


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