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Intern: Mechatronics/Mechanical/Electrical Engineering (Summer 2022)

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:
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We are currently looking for a student to work with our Vehicle Control Systems and Wheel Ends Team. The student should be prepared to work in a challenging and fast-paced environment; gaining experience and knowledge in various aspects of chassis and vehicle dynamics engineering, hardware in the loop, mechanical design and component installation. As a valued member of the Vehicle Control Systems and Wheel Ends Team within GTT, the student will have the opportunity to work directly with braking systems, pneumatic systems, and air management systems on class 8 heavy-duty trucks. 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 transport solution industry. This position will report to the Group Manager of Vehicle Control Systems and Wheel Ends Team.
Position Responsibilities:
  • Support hardware in the loop (HIL) integration and verification
  • Vehicle control systems parameter verification
  • Support SW/HW testing on HIL and test benches
  • Support SW/HW development activities of our new product development projects
  • Perform Root Cause Analysis (RCA) investigation for field quality issues
  • Perform hands-on troubleshooting of vehicle control systems on heavy duty trucks
  • Create or update CAD Models, Part Drawings, and Installation Drawings with CREO-Parametric
  • Verify component placement and packaging with surrounding vehicle components
  • Apply Quality Tools to components and systems during the design phase
  • Assist assignment leader with day-to-day activities
  • Present completed work to team in design reviews

Critical Competencies:
  • Attention to Detail: Provide accurate data and reports that are pertinent to the team’s tasks.
  • Teamwork: Building cooperation among individuals and departments, sharing information and resources, and working to achieve group goals and outcomes.
  • 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, etc.
  • Flexibility: Willing to perform a wide range of tasks, responds 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 or Electrical or Mechatronics Engineering at an accredited school and have completed 30 semester hours of undergraduate studies prior to the start of the internship.
  • Summer Interns are required to work 40 hours per week.
  • Applicants must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Valid US Work authorization.
Personal Competencies:
  • Customer Focus
  • Technical Skills
  • Peer Relationships
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Standing Alone
  • Action Oriented
  • Perseverance

The Volvo Group drives prosperity through transport solutions, offering trucks, buses, construction equipment, power solutions for marine and industrial applications, financing and services that increase our customers’ uptime and productivity. Founded in 1927, the Volvo Group is committed to shaping the future landscape of sustainable transport and infrastructure solutions. Countless career opportunities are offered across the group’s leading brands and entities that share a culture of Trust, Passion, High Performance, Change and Customer Success. 
www.volvogroup.com/career. 

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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