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WATTS Research and Technology Co-op in North Andover, Massachusetts

Watts provides a learning experience for engineering students outside the classroom where they have a chance to see the opportunities that the “real world” of Engineering entails. Our goal would help the student make the transition from an academic to a work environment where they have the opportunity for career development, networking, and exchange ideas between experience professionals.We are looking for a driven student who is interested in testing, developing, and building next generation valve technologies and/or data analytics. You will be expected to teach yourself new skills and apply them to do your job, but you will receive guidance and mentorship along the way. You will learn how to work in a professional environment and have ample opportunity to network with department leaders and other professionals in the Watts Water Technologies organization.


  • Run experiments and test product concepts

  • Support design of new prototypes

  • Processing data from prototypes and auxiliary systems


  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Computer Science

  • Strong record of academic achievement (minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA)


  • No direct reports


  • Familiarity with any of: machine learning, mechanical design, mechatronics, analytics, fluids, electronics

  • Ability to gather and synthesize feedback from different stakeholders

  • Excellent critical thinking/problem solving skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Independent learner

  • Interested in learning about Watts Water Technologies

  • Self-starter

  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S. without requiring sponsorship now or in the future


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk, talk, and/or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, sit, and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include: close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


  • Work in office environment or Work in a manufacturing environment

  • May occasionally be required to perform job duties outside the typical office setting.

*As required by the Americans Disabilities Act (ADA)

EMPLOYEE CORE COMPETENCIES:1. Collaborate Across Workgroup2. Initiate Positive Change3. Deliver High Quality Results4. Focus on the Customer

  1. Develops Self & Others

  2. Accountability

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Watts is committed to equal employment opportunity. We follow a policy of administering all employment decisions and personnel actions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy, national origin, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, genetic disposition or carrier status, marital status, military or veteran status, minorities, or any other category protected under applicable federal, state, or local law. Consistent with the obligations of state and federal law, Watts will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. Any employee who needs a reasonable accommodation should contact Human Resources.

Watts Water family of companies designs, manufactures and commercializes high-quality, innovative products and solutions that promote the comfort and safety of people and the quality, conservation and control of water used in commercial, residential, industrial and municipal applications.

A $1.4 billion global company, listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) with presence in 3 regions and 17 countries.

Our extensive portfolio of products and leading brands range from highly technical to fast moving shelf goods and allows us to be present in the following categories: Plumbing & Flow Control, Water Quality & Conditioning, Drainage & Water Reuse, HVAC, and Municipal Waterworks. We strive to be the best long-term partner for installers, specifiers, distributors and OEM customers.


Plumbing, HVAC, Water Quality, and Gas


North Andover, MA, United States

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Shanghai, China

Company Size

About 5,000 employees