Engineering Co-op - CLEVELAND OH - 3 Openings
Job Details
Cleveland - Cleveland, OH
Co-Operative Education Program
HS Diploma or GED
1st Shift
Engineering Co-op


SIFCO Industries, Inc., a premier publicly held supplier to the aerospace industry located in Cleveland, OH, seeks Engineering students to engage in our Cooperative Education program. There are 3 different Co-op opportunities within Quality, Engineering and Operations. Co-ops are directly responsible for key projects leading to critical business goals in a heavy manufacturing environment.



  • Support engineering, quality, and operations in daily tasks as assigned my supervisor
  • Utilize standard continuous improvement tools to assist in documentation of projects.
  • Execute against improvement projects as assigned - product, process, and equipment related - to mitigate safety, quality, and efficiency issues to improve business key performance indicators.
  • Learn forging, heat treatment, and non-destructive testing processes
  • Gain experience working in a regulated environment, with an aerospace, defense, and energy supplier
  • Learn about customer specifications and requirements
  • Develop simple cost justifications based on business data.
  • Research technical information from common sources and effectively summarize into business reports.
  • Participate in and communicate effectively with multidisciplinary teams, sometimes leading them.
  • Use industry accepted computer analysis tools to collect and process data.
  • Partner with Area Supervision to create, facilitate and maintain department training and Standard Work Procedures
  • Partner with Quality Engineering on ISO, AS and NADCAP compliance initiatives
  • Perform support duties as needed to ensure department goals are met
  • All other duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



  • Must be enrolled in an accredited program, and have completed two years of study in preferably one of the following fields:
    • Mechanical Engineering or Engineering Technology
    • Industrial Engineering or Engineering Technology
    • Chemical Engineering
    • Electrical Engineering
    • Materials Science
    • Metallurgy
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to problem solve
  • Flexible with work assignments, projects and type of work
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Desire to work and learn in a manufacturing setting 

We believe a workforce with diverse backgrounds and skills helps us realize our full potential. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and we take affirmative action to ensure that minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are introduced into our workforce and given opportunities to grow.
Applicants must be “U.S. Persons” as identified by ITAR (Permanent Residents or U.S. Citizens).
SIFCO Forge has a very competitive compensation and benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short- and long-term disability, flexible spending accounts, and a 401(k) plan with an exceptional company match.