Mechanical Engineer Intern for Maintenance

Rochester, New York
3 days ago
Full time role


Li-Cycle (NYSE: LICY) is on a mission to leverage its innovative Spoke & Hub Technologies™ to provide a customer-centric, end-of-life ...

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Job Description

Li-Cycle is solving the global end-of-life lithium battery problem to help power our electric future. Our goal is to recover critical materials from lithium-ion batteries and introduce them back into the supply chain as a sustainable and circular product. We work every day to make this vision a reality. Our team is growing, and we are looking for passionate, creative people, who want to join us as we build a better tomorrow. If you are looking for a purpose-driven company where curiosity and innovation are valued, Li-Cycle is the place for you!

Job Summary: 

The Mechanical Engineer Intern will report to the Maintenance Manager and will assist the Maintenance Engineering team with the responsibility for the health of all mechanical equipment within the facility. A general knowledge across all aspects of mechanical equipment maintenance and design for industrial manufacturing facilities would be preferred. 

We are seeking a talented, motivated, and top performer to join our team.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide field support as needed for Maintenance, Operations, Quality, and Process teams
  • Support the writing & review of any Preventive and Predictive Maintenance programs, procedures, and policies as tasked
  • Support the plant reliability team with any requested asset management duties.
  • Interface with Li-Cycle management, business, and engineering teams to resolve plant performance and reliability related issues
  • Assist in the review of maintenance and service practices and policies for industrial mechanical equipment such as pumps piping systems, mechanical drive systems, conveyor systems, rigging and lifting configurations and methodologies, and tanks and agitators
  • Assist in monitoring lubrication program performance and reliability to meet plant goals

Job Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled students in an undergraduate level mechanical engineering or similar program are strongly encouraged to apply
  • Should have an overall average grade of 3.0
  • Any knowledge of industry best practices would be preferred
  • Knowledge and some proficiency in Microsoft Office programs
  • Ability to work outside in harsh environments (heat, cold, rain, snow, etc.) for extended periods of time
  • The ability to work in demanding environments (noise, dust, contamination) is required
  • Physical ability to lift 40 lb+

Work Conditions:

  • Manual dexterity required to use desktop computer and peripherals
  • Will be exposed to hazards associated with manufacturing
  • Must be wear proper personal protective equipment including gloves, safety glasses, safety shoes, hard hat, respirator, and face shield as required to in the facilities
  • May have exposure to reagents, solid and aqueous wastes, and metal salts
  • Physical ability to lift 40 lb+
  • Extended hours and shift work may be required


About Li-Cycle:

For more information, you can visit our website or view Li-Cycle's corporate video here:

Li-Cycle is an equal opportunity employer committed to Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging. Individuals seeking employment at Li-Cycle are considered without regard to any protected category including but not limited to, race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, diverse-ability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation.

Li-Cycle (NYSE: LICY) is on a mission to leverage its innovative Spoke & Hub Technologies™ to provide a customer-centric, end-of-life ...

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