In her own words: Jen Robinson, Product Engineer, Associate Spring
What is your current role in manufacturing?
As Product Engineer, I support manufacturing by troubleshooting machine and tooling issues, creating cost estimates for new products, reacting to quality issues in the plant as well as customer complaints, and leading projects to increase productivity and efficiency.
Describe your path to get to where you are today.
I have a 4 year degree in Mechanical Engineering – during that time I interned at Cummins during the summers after sophomore and junior year and at GE during the school year.
What is your Superpower?
I know how to program and run a collaborative robot.
What do you think the future holds for your career or others you inspire?
For advice to students who are undecided on a career, I recommend doing job shadows and internships.