Intern: Mechanical/Systems Engineering (Summer 2020)

Position Description
Volvo Group Trucks Technology (GTT)
, a division of Volvo Group North America, provide state-of-the-art research, engineering, product planning and project execution to final delivery of complete products and also support the products in the aftermarket.
We are currently looking for a student to work with our New Product Development team as a Mechanical/Systems engineering intern. The student should be prepared to work in a challenging and fast-paced environment; gaining experience and knowledge in various aspects of engineering and new product development. As a valued member of the New Products team within GTT, the student will have the opportunity to work directly with the engineering staff. GTT’s goal is to contribute to the student’s development, as well as providing an opportunity for the student to work in a business environment within the manufacturing industry. This position will report to an Engineering Manager within the New Products department.
Position Responsibilities
-Analyzing component parts and assemblies to assist/provide input in determining the best course of action required to resolve actual or potential problems
-Coordinates activities with other departments within the Company, on a limited basis as necessary
-Project management activities
-Complete simulation on Powertrain systems
-Provide engineering support assistance for quality issues as required
-Miscellaneous technical data generation, analysis, and reporting
-Issues written and oral reports
-Assist team in identifying process improvements
-Support of component and system test activities
-Create spreadsheets and flow charts in support of staff projects
-Perform other routine engineering duties as assigned
-Looking for a student with good programming skills and experience
-Communication: Listen effectively, transmit information accurately and understandably, and actively seek feedback from experienced engineers, project manager, etc.
Critical Competencies
-Attention to detail: Analysis of large amounts of data and drawing conclusions. Incorporation of recommendations into engineering reports
-Communication: Listen effectively, transmit information accurately and understandably, and actively seek feedback from experienced engineers, project manager, etc.
-Dependability/Reliability: Follow through on commitments, timely delivery on projects, assigned tasks
-Flexibility: Willing to perform a wide range of tasks, positive response to changes in direction and priorities, and acceptance of new challenges, responsibilities, and assignments
Intern Education and Program Requirements
-Applicant must be currently enrolled and pursuing a degree in Mechanical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science (or other related degree), at an accredited school and have completed 30 semester hours of undergraduate studies prior to the start of the internship
-Applicants must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0
-Summer Interns work 40 hours per week from May 18 to August 14, 2020
-Strong communication skills
-Programming skill and experience in C, C++, C#, .NET, Matlab/Simulink preferred
-Microsoft Applications: Visual Studio and Office Software (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
Personal Competencies
-Customer Focus
- Technical Skills
-Peer Relationships
- Integrity and Trust
-Standing Alone
-Action Oriented

About Us

The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus and Volvo Penta.

Volvo Group Trucks Technology provides Volvo Group Trucks and Business Area's with state-of-the-art research, cutting-edge engineering, product planning and purchasing services, as well as aftermarket product support. With Volvo Group Trucks Technology you will be part of a global and diverse team of highly skilled professionals who work with passion, trust each other and embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

Volvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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Application Process


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