Intern: Materials/Mechanical Engineering (Summer 2019)

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.
Position Description
We are currently looking for a student to work with our Materials and Structures team as a Mechanical/Materials Summer 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 Materials and Structures team within GTT, the student will have the opportunity to work directly with metallurgists, materials, and mechanical engineers. 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 the Materials & Structures manager within the Base Engine, Driveline, and E&E department of Powertrain Engineering, North America.
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
  • Provide engineering support assistance for quality issues as required
  • Miscellaneous technical data generation, analysis, and reporting
  • Issue 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 an interest in Metallurgy and/or Material Science
  • 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.
Internship Education and Program Requirements
  • Applicant must be currently enrolled and pursuing a degree in Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgy, Material Sciences (or other related degree), at an accredited school and have completed 30 semester hours of undergraduate studies prior to the start of the internship.
  • Summer interns can work up to 40 hours per week
  • Applicants must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Valid US Work authorization.
  • Microsoft Office Software (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
Personal Competencies
  • Customer Focus
  • Technical Skills
  • Peer Relationships
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Standing Alone
  • Action Oriented
  • Perseverance

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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