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Sales Co-Op 2021


Auburn Hills, MI, US

Division:  North America (NA)
Req ID:  42730

The objective of the Student Programs at Nexteer Automotive is to select students with high potential and provide them with "real world" work experiences. Work assignments expose students to many of the company’s products, processes and procedures. Assignments are designed to assimilate acquired classroom education with actual hands-on work experience in a technical environment. In addition, Nexteer Automotive gains the opportunity to find new talent to enhance productivity while providing students exposure to full-time career opportunities.


Job Requisition Introductory Paragraph:

This position will allow the Student to assist the entire Sales department to with the efficiency and efficacy in their roles.  Position could include on-line training coordination, database maintenance, and analysis of data for quote proposals.   Student would assist with providing weekly and monthly reports as needed. In this position, the Student will have the opportunity to work with upper-level management and enhance their leadership skills. Student would be asked to complete other miscellaneous tasks as they arise. 


Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Contract Management Database
    • Daily
      • Check customer website for new contracts, when new contracts are available, download, and then upload into CMD
      • Update approval status on POs based on Account Managers requests
    • Monthly
      • Upload Commodity POs into CMD.
  • QAD
    • Monthly
      • Assist in updating pricing at the end of every month, using new prices from commodity POs
      • Two step process, first input new prices into an Excel document to make sure there are no price variations and then input into QAD.
    • Weekly
      • Assist Sales Associate in QAD; fixing failed EDI, uploading schedules, and running retrobills.
  • Account Manager support
    • Help develop necessary data for programs (1804s, 1810s)
    • Assist with managing part number trackers for different programs
    • Help with miscellaneous tasks that the account manager may ask
  • Sales Director Support
    • Support misc. request from sales director(s)
  • Customer
    • Daily
      • Own G3PS system, track PPO orders and communicate with Nexteer manufacturing plants to ensure on time delivery
    • Weekly
      • Obtain each account managers responsiveness tracker and upload each individual tracker into one file.
  • Travel to Saginaw
    • Will be opportunities to go to Saginaw to tour plants, offer support to sales team in Saginaw, and other training opportunities.
    • Pool car is available for travel



  • Candidate must be attending a 4-year university local to Auburn Hills
  • Candidate must be pursuing a Bachelors in Business or related field
  • Candidate must be able to work 20-32 hours during Fall and Winter semesters
    • Up to 40 in the summer
  • Must have cumulative 3.0 GPA on 4.0 scale
  • Must be a full-time student (12 or more credits) during Fall and Winter semesters
  • Candidate must have right to work in the US and not require current or future sponsorship


Equal Opportunity Employer Disabled/Minorities/Veterans/Women


VEVRAA Federal Contractor


Nexteer is an E-Verify employer. E-Verify is an internet based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA) that allows participating employees to electronically verify the employment eligibility of their newly hired employees in the United States.


Accessibility for Applicants with Disabilities: If you need a reasonable accommodation for the online application process due to a disability please call 1-989-757-5000. Please provide your contact information and details about the posted position of interest. Only inquiries regarding assistance for those who need an accommodation with the online application process due to a disability will be returned.

Nearest Major Market: Detroit