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Electrical Engineering Co-Op 2021


Saginaw, MI, US

Division:  North America (NA)
Req ID:  42562

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:

We are looking for an inquisitive, highly self-motivated individual who is eager to learn and has good attention to detail and time management skills.  Special Skill Requirements: Proficient with MS office, computer savvy, and ability to do hands on work. This position will allow the Student to assist with electrical prototyping for innovative programs. Student would assist with installation of systems in test vehicles and assist in validating these systems. 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:

  • Acquire, build, and test prototype parts i.e. electric motors, sensors, controllers, circuit boards and wire harnesses. 
  • Perform electrical tests involving any combination of electric motors, sensor, controllers, etc. 
  • Assisting engineers with project duties.



  • Candidate must be pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in one of the following:
    • Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering
  • Candidate must be attending a 4-year university local to Saginaw
  • Candidate must have the ability to work 20 - 32 hours per week during Fall and Winter semesters
    • Up to 40 during the Summer
  • Candidate must maintain a minimum cumulative 2.7 GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • Candidate must maintain full time credits (12 credit hours) during fall and winter semesters
  • Candidate must have right to work in the US and not require current or future sponsorship
  • Must be able to lift 25+ lbs of lab equipment
  • Strong desire to learn new skills.
  • Good communication and computer skills


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: Saginaw