• Winter/Spring Engineering Co-Op-Racquet Sports Innovation

    Job Locations US-IL-Schiller Park
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(9/17/2018 11:32 AM)
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  • Overview

    Passion. Creativity. Integrity. Teamwork. Ambition. Innovation. These are the qualities that have made Wilson Sporting Goods Co. the number one sports equipment brand in the world. And these are the qualities that our global team embodies every day as we pursue one shared bold mission: to ignite the true potential in every athlete.


    We know that great people are what makes our brand great. We know that teams who bring a variety of skill sets, experiences and perspectives to challenge the status quo and create game-changing product means we are doing right by the athletes and coaches we serve. And that’s why we work with each member of our team to help them dream, discover, grow and realize their own full potential.


    Evolving the sports world and being the best partner for players is no small task. We are continually looking to add hard-working, ambitious, team-first individuals who desire to make a difference —and who love to help others win. Join us.



    Our Racquet Sports Innovation team is currently seeking an Engineering Co-Op for the spring and summer term to be located in Schiller Park.  Ideally, the selected candidate will alternate semesters of work and school, successfully completing 3 work sessions before finishing their degree.   As a Co-Op, you will receive valuable working experience with the ability to apply the techniques that you learn, discovering your own interests in the engineering field, and being able to tailor your class schedules to match those interests when returning to school.

    What You'll Do

    Responsibilities will include:


    • Work side-by-side with engineers in product development, laboratory testing, blue sky innovation, and new material research
    • Projects may include tennis ball and string testing, as well as larger scale studies like advances composite lay-up analysis, development of dynamic test equipment, and pro player equipment support
    • Opportunities to play-test equipment

    What We're Looking For

    The qualified candidate is currently enrolled in a four-year college or university and is majoring in General Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science & Engineering, Composite Materials Engineering, or a related area.


    Other qualifications include:


    • Knowledge and passion for the game of tennis
    • Pro-active self-start with exceptional verbal and written communication skills
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
    • Knowledge of Solid Works is a plus
    • Previous experience working in a testing/lab environment is preferred

    Amer Sports is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected characteristics.





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