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Industrial Design Summer Internship

Company: Lasko Products
Location: West Chester
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Lasko Products, an industry leader in the design and manufacturing of portable fans and heaters for over 100 years, is seeking an Industrial Design Intern to join our team. - In this role, you will have the opportunity to learn from an experienced industrial design team that has more than 70 years of combined experience in the consumer goods industry. This role will be hybrid working from our West Chester location Monday through Thursday, remote Friday. The position will start in May and end in August. At Lasko, you will gain hands-on experience in design and model making at an industry leader of home comfort products. As a part of this internship, you will learn how to take your ideas from concept form to a functional looks like model that is ready to be presented to customers. -Primary Responsibilities

  • Work on a team of experienced designers and engineers to provide looks-like / works-like prototypes for sales and engineering samples. You will have access to a plethora of tools and equipment to create these prototypes.
  • Learn how to operate two 3d printers- HP Multi Jet Fusion 5200 as well as Stratasys Objet Eden 260v polyjet printer.
  • Expand your skillset and craftsmanship in our design shop and automotive painting spray booth.
  • Come up with design ideas and increase your skills in design research, sketching, 3d modeling, adobe programs, and 3d printing software for build setups. -Personal and Leadership Qualities
    • Be passionate about developing your fundamental skills of design through all aspects of the design process.
    • Display strong interpersonal skills that allow you to work collaboratively with the design team as well as other cross-functional teams.
    • Embrace constructive criticism that will allow for personal growth.
    • Display excellent verbal and written communication skills and attention to detail. KPI's You will Be Measured By:
      • On Time Delivery
      • Product Design to Cost Target Accuracy
      • Resource Management Requirements
        • Be a college junior or senior studying Industrial Design
        • Provide a portfolio displaying a broad skillset and interests
        • Have reliable source of transportation to work in-person About the Company -Lasko Metal Products was founded in 1906 by Henry Lasko in Philadelphia. Lasko designs, manufactures, assembles, and distributes portable fans, heaters, and humidifiers for the consumer market (Lasko brand), air purifiers (Germ Guardian brand), ventilation products such as range hoods and bathroom exhaust fans to the construction industry (Air King brand) and water damage restoration products such as air scrubbers and dehumidifiers (B-Air brand). - -Lasko's products are sold in North America, South America, the Caribbean, and Asia. The company is recognized as the leader in the portable fan and portable heating categories and proudly operates American manufacturing, assembly, and distribution facilities across the US. -Lasko's leading market share in fans and heaters is 2X - 4X larger than the #2 brand. - -Lasko's domestic production capabilities uniquely position Lasko to serve its customers. -Lasko's Mission is to improve everyday life with trusted products which create a healthier and more comfortable environment. - The company's success is based on 5 Core Values:
          • Be Bold:
            • Challenge the status quo
            • Courageously pursue the impossible -
            • Reject mediocrity
            • Be Together -
              • Work together for success -
              • Drive trust and candor with each other -
              • Prioritize "We" before "I"
              • -Be A Leader
                • Lead with personal conviction -
                • Inspire each other to deliver high- quality results
                • Leverage resilience and agility to drive excellence
                • Be Accountable -
                  • Consistently deliver to our customers -
                  • Embrace commitments as a contract -
                  • Take pride in our actions
                  • Be The Change -
                    • Demonstrate a passion to win -
                    • Make a difference at work in our communities -
                    • Step forward and take initiative -The Lasko family owned and operated Lasko Products until November 2016, when private investment firms Comvest Partners and JW Levin Management Partners ("JWLMP") acquired the business. Comvest Partners and JWLMP are committed to growing the business with investments in growth and productivity. -Geographic Reach -Based in the greater Philadelphia, PA area, Lasko Products operates in locations throughout the US and Canada. The company's Tennessee, Texas, and Pennsylvania manufacturing facilities produce both indoor and outdoor fans and heaters. The company also sources select products internationally from China, Taiwan, Vietnam, Malaysia, and India. -Lasko operates distribution centers in all manufacturing locations plus Nevada and Ohio. - -Diversity & Inclusion -Comvest and its portfolio companies recruit, employ, train, compensate and promote regardless of race/national origin, gender/gender identification, sexual orientation, age, disability status, veteran status, religious affiliation, and other protected status. - We have a clear vision to be the place where -. - We know our companies run on the hard work and dedication of our passionate and smart employees. - We believe that diversity within an organization creates long-term value for the organization itself and its constituents. - Comvest and its portfolio companies are high performing organizations that seeks to hire hard-working and dedicated high performers. - While Comvest and its portfolio companies always strive to look at a diverse pool of candidates, we will always choose the most qualified candidate for the job being recruited for, in order to strive for success for both the employee and the firm.

Keywords: Lasko Products, Wilmington , Industrial Design Summer Internship, Other , West Chester, Delaware

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