Mercury Marine – Software / Controls Engineering Co-op

Fond du Lac
Full time

It is our people behind life’s passions who will make the big difference. If you are interested in becoming part of a company that delivers market leading products, driving your own career and working with brands committed to active lifestyles, then you’ve found your fit.  

Have what it takes? Join us.

Mercury Marine a Division of Brunswick

Co-op Dates: January 9th 2023 – August 18, 2023 & May 22, 2023 – December 15, 2023

As a Software Engineering Co-op you will work collaboratively and independently with highly qualified engineering professionals who are responsible for the design, production and manufacturing of outboard and sterndrive motors for the recreational boating industry.

You will be an integral member of an engineering team committed to delivering superior results. You’ll learn how to work with a team as you own and manage assigned projects from inception to completion.

As a Software Controls Engineering Co-op or Intern you may have the opportunity to:

  • Using Simulink and MatLab for control algorithm development and analysis.
  • Testing embedded software on target controller and simulation board
  • Updating documentation related to control software
  • Testing embedded software on engines/boats.
  • Assisting Control Software Engineers with user interfaces for ad hoc tests and displays.
  • Interface with cross-functional teams within Mercury
  • Consult with suppliers, customers, and internal departments to find solutions to problems.

In addition to a great hands-on learning experience, you will also acquire the skills needed to:

  • Operate oscilloscopes, perform data capture and analysis.
  • Become proficient in writing MatLab scripts for data analysis and writing reports to document findings.

Qualifications of a successful candidate:

  • Current enrollment in a BS program with a major in Electrical or Software Engineering
  • Minimum second semester sophomore status with 48 completed credits
  • Availability to work full-time (40 or more hours per week) through a full co-op term running January to August 2023 or June to December 2023 
  • Basic office skills: Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • The ability to enroll in a formalized co-op Program through your university
  • Dependable, self-motivated and engaged learner

Work for the undisputed leader in the Marine Industry! Mercury Marine, a Division of Brunswick Corporation based in Fond du Lac, WI, is a unique, fun and rewarding place to work. Our fast-paced, high-energy environment fosters professional growth and satisfaction while recognizing and valuing individual performance.  If we can move boats through the water at record speeds, imagine what we can do for your career!

Mercury Marine #1 on The Water…and #1 for a great co-op experience!

We recognize that people come with a wealth of experience and talent beyond just the technical requirements of a job. If your experience is close to what you see listed here, please still consider applying. Diversity of experience and skills combined with passion is a key to innovation and inspiration. Therefore, we encourage people from all backgrounds to apply to our positions. Please let us know if you require accommodations during the interview process.

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