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Electrical Systems Co-op - 2018


Saginaw, MI, US

Division:  North America (NA)
Req ID:  40341

Electrical System Design Engineer


Job Description:

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, procedures, problems, resources, staff areas and people so that they become aware of the career opportunities at Nexteer Automotive. 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.


This position supports electrical system design for embedded control systems using state of the art microcontrollers.  This job involves support of product engineers, verification of electrical functions that are to be implemented into an embedded control module through the use of electrical circuits, microcontroller peripherals and software algorithms. 

 Required Skills:

·           Proficient with Microsoft products (Excel, Word, Visio, etc)

·           Ability to use typical electrical bench equipment (oscilloscopes, function generators, etc)

·           Understanding of basic electrical circuit design and debug. 


Preferred Skills:

·           Familiarity of microcontroller peripherals, their use and configuration options.

·           Ability to read and understand embedded software (C and assembly language)

·           Ability to read and understand programs developed LabVIEW.

·           Design experience using Matlab/Simulink

·           Ability to use in circuit emulators or debuggers


Job Requirements:

  • Candidate must be attending SVSU
    • Candidate must enroll in SVSU co-op program through Cardinal Career Network
  • Candidate must be studying Bachelors in Electrical or Computer Engineering
  • Candidate must be able to work 20-32 hours during Fall and Winter semesters
    • Up to 40 in the summer
  • Must have cumulative 2.7 GPA
  • Must be a full-time student (12 or more credits)
  • 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: Saginaw

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