Engineering Co-Op - Advancement Development in Hatfield, Pennsylvania at KaVo Kerr

Date Posted: 7/12/2018

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Job Description

Job ID: KAV002337

About Us

KaVo Kerr is a cohesive organization comprised of two global leaders, united to provide dental excellence and serve as a single premier partner for the dental community.  KaVo Kerr operates with a common vision inspiring and helping our customers, their patients and our own associates realize their potential.  KaVo Kerr offers solutions for endodontics, restoratives, treatment units, infection prevention, imaging, rotary and instruments


Position Summary:


The Advanced Development Engineering Intern will assist the Advanced Development Department technical staff in on-going research & development activities in the area of 2D and 3D dental X-ray imaging. Co-ops will have the opportunity to work with a world-class team on advanced topics such as digital X-ray sensors, 3D Cone Beam Computed Tomography and other related enabling technologies.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and code image processing software using Matlab

  • Design and develop test fixtures evaluating the imaging performance of 2D digital X-ray sensors and 3D Cone Beam Computed Tomography machines (requires ability to work independently, do hands-on work in a research laboratory environment and Matlab programming)

  • Investigate competitive products and benchmark imaging performance

  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements



  • Current Junior or Senior in Biomedical, Electrical, Mechanical, Physics or Computer Engineering with a GPA or 3.0 or higher.

  • Must be able to do hands-on work in lab environment

  • Must be proficient in the use of Matlab

  • Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)

  • Exposure to LabView & LabView FPGA programming is a plus

  • Exposure to image processing software such as ImageJ is a plus

  • Exposure to 3D modeling software such as SolidWorks or Creo and experience with 3D printing of designed parts is a plus

  • Course work in the area of Computer Vision and Image Processing is a plus

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Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% over 20 years.
At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.