Human Machine Interaction Intern
Posted on June 26, 2023 by InternPlug
- Christchurch, New Zealand
- Full time
- 1 Vacancy
Job DescriptionYour Title: Human Machine Interaction Intern Job Location: Christchurch, New Zealand Our Department: CTCT (Caterpillar Trimble Control Technologies) Internship Period: November 13th - February 16th Recruitment Timeline: Interviewing in May/June, offer by mid-July Are you a software/hardware engineer, passionate about advancing Human Machine Interaction (HMI) and enhancing customer experiences? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you!
What You Will Do As a Research Engineer intern in HMI you will join our team at CTCT - Caterpillar Trimble Control Technologies in Christchurch. As an intern, you will have the chance to work on groundbreaking new experiences for operators of excavator machines using the latest technological advances. In this role, you will be responsible for researching novel ways to improve HMI/HCI and designing prototypes using your hardware and software development skills. You will have the opportunity to down-select the best concepts and build prototypes initially in a simulator, followed by in-cab on a test construction site. You will then rapidly iterate and refine these concepts based on user feedback, and finally, analyze results and report on performance.
What You Should Bring Being a natural team player, with a positive attitude and strong work prioritisation skills, along with a collaborative communication and working style, you will also possess these skills:
- Currently studying in all or some of the fields of HCI, Computer Studies, or Mechatronics
- A passion for HMI/HCI
- Curiosity and willingness to learn (you will work closely with your supervisor who will provide you with instructions and support to help you grow and develop your skills).
About Your Location Based at Trimble’s NZ headquarters in Christchurch, enjoy free parking, an onsite gym, an active social club, and a great team environment where people love working with leading technology solutions. At Trimble, you'll find the inspiration and opportunity to be yourself and thrive. The global community of Team Trimble, including more than 400 people in New Zealand, are passionate about bringing new ideas and innovations to life and building a better, more sustainable future. Please Note: Only applicants who are legally entitled to work in New Zealand will be considered.
About Our CTCT Division Our division develops machine control products that use site design information combined with positioning technology to semi-automatically control machines. These products are used in a range of applications where the operator of the machine benefits from having accurate horizontal and vertical guidance, through the use of sophisticated yet user-centric technology.
July 26, 2023
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