Mechanical Design Intern

Bastian Solutions - Dallas, TX

A Design Engineer Intern works with other Bastian Mobile Robotics employees as well as customers and suppliers to provide detailed designs for special equipment in the material handling industry. The process involves understanding the customer's goals and objectives, and developing smart engineered solutions to meet these goals. Technologies used in this position range from high level automation (robotics, end of arm tooling, specialty conveyors, 3D modeling) to more conventional fabricated items (bins, guards, platforms, etc.)

Bastian Mobile Robotics' goal is to help our customers compete in their markets by providing the best material handling solutions and technology.

Superior Performance Objectives:

  • Ensure projects are executed in the most effective manner with respect to time, cost (budget) and function
  • Gain extensive SolidWorks experience and expertise
  • Work with Lead Design Engineer to provide robust equipment designs
  • Develop and implement quality improvement or cost reduction initiatives
  • Work well with others on the Bastian Robotics Team. Have fun!


  • Current enrollment in Bachelor of Science program in Engineering or Design
  • Strong mechanical design aptitude
  • Understanding of controls used in automated equipment
  • Strong technical drawing skills, especially in 3D modeling
  • Extremely computer literate with general Microsoft Office products
  • Ability to produce fabrication/welding/assembly drawings from 3D model efficiently
  • Past manufacturing or hands-on work experience

General Job Description:

  • Develop designs for special material handling related equipment from concept to prototype
  • Generate manufacturing drawings, coordinate fabrication, build, and test designs
  • Create BOM for designs
  • Help resolve engineering issues as they arise by working closely with vendors and the shop
  • Meet and exceed our customer's expectations through superior design and implementation
  • Be a great team player and contributor within the office; be tolerant of others
  • Track time spent by project and enter into time tracking software
  • Work with management to prioritize projects on macro level; ability to prioritize individual tasks on your own
  • Complete all administrative tasks/paperwork in timely manner
  • Work with management to develop standards regarding documentation format
  • Work well with the shop; pitch in where needed. Spend part of time in shop assembling the equipment you designed to better understand how the components come together
  • Maintain a consistently positive, enthusiastic attitude
  • May assist in other duties and responsibilities as determined by the management team.

About Bastian

Bastian Solutions, a Toyota Advanced Logistics company, is an independent material handling and robotics system integrator providing automated solutions for distribution, manufacturing, and order fulfillment centers around the world. Our team specializes in consulting, system design, project management, maintenance, and installation, while sourcing the best equipment and automation technology. We take great pride in providing exceptional service and flexibility to our customers.

In addition to exciting work at a growing company, we offer the following benefits:

  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with a company match
  • Vacation/Holiday Pay
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Flexible Work Schedules
  • Volunteer Work
  • Professional Associations, Conferences and Subscriptions
  • Company Meetings & Events

Bastian Solutions does not work outside recruiting agencies. No solicitation phone calls please.

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