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?Co-op: Test Development - Mechanical or Electrical (Spring 2020)

at Volvo Group Global

Posted: 9/23/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: J3S5Q378CN8QSQFMXNW
Keywords: electrical

Job Description

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Greensboro
  • Job Type: Other
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 10/1/2019
?Co-op Test Development - Mechanical or Electrical (Spring 2020)

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 Testing Technology Group as Test Engineer Co-Op. The student should be prepared to work in a challenging and fast-paced environment; gaining experience and knowledge in various aspects of engineering. As a valued member of the Testing Technology Group within GTT, the student will have the opportunity to work directly with the Volvo Trucks Test 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 directly to the Testing Technology Group Manager.

Position Responsibilities:
  • The candidate will have a mentor assigned to them and oversee their daily tasks.
  • The candidate will work directly with the test engineers focusing on the following items:
    • Developing new test methods
    • Improving the quality and reducing duration of current test methods
    • Investigating new technology related to vehicle testing
    • Creating wiring schematics for harness builds
    • Fabricating custom harnesses and connectors for data acquisition equipment
    • Instrumenting trucks with sensors and data acquisition components
  • It is preferable that the candidate have experience with the following:
    • Matlab
    • CAD software
    • Microsoft Office Suite
    • Data acquisition hardware and software
    • Basic understanding of electronics
    • Basic automotive mechanical and electrical knowledge
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, positive responds to changes in direction and priorities, and acceptance of new challenges, responsibilities, and assignments
Co-op Education and Program Requirements:
  • Applicant must be currently enrolled and pursuing an engineering degree (or similar) at an accredited school and have completed 30 semester hours of undergraduate studies prior to the start of the co-op.
  • Co-op positions require the student to be enrolled in an off-campus course in which they receive course credit or academic transcript notation from the university/college for their co-op period
  • Co-ops are required to work 40 hours per week and are NOT enrolled in academic courses during their co-op period
  • Applicants must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0
  • Strong communication skills
  • Valid US Work authorization
Personal Competencies:
  • Standing Alone
  • Technical Skills
  • Action Oriented
  • Perseverance
  • Peer Relationships
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Customer Focus

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Imagine yourself working for the Volvo Group, a global leader in sustainable transport solutions which employs about 110,000 employees, has production in 19 countries and sales in about 190 countries. A place where your voice is heard and your ideas matter.

We believe that a work climate characterized by respect for the individual, challenging career opportunities and a healthy workplace, support personal development and make your work stimulating. We believe that diversity and inclusion increase your engagement, generate innovation and business development – and make the Volvo Group a more interesting place to work. We believe that every employee has the capability and the determination to improve our business operations, and the desire to develop professionally. And we believe that responsible business, including environmental aspects, business ethics, human rights and social issues, is our way of doing business.

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