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Engineering Validation Co-op 2020


Saginaw, MI, US

Division:  North America (NA)
Req ID:  42194

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.

Job Description:

This position will allow the Student to assist in the laboratory environment.  Position will include performing various validation activities during various stages of a Product Launch. The Student will have the opportunity to interact with various Program customer groups.  In this position, the Student will aid the validation group on performing tests and other miscellaneous tasks.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist technicians with test setups
  • Perform test activities per specifications provided
  • Post process test results and write reports
  • Storage organization of components
  • Transporting of test parts from lab to lab and to various suppliers
  • Etc.

Primary Skill Requirements:

  • Enrolled in an Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering degree program
  • Candidate must be attending a 2-year college or 4-year university local to Saginaw
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and tasks
  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills to work effectively with others
  • Basic trouble shooting skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel / Word / Powerpoint is preferred
  • 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.