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IT Database Co-op 2020


Saginaw, MI, US

Division:  North America (NA)
Req ID:  41878

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 Requisition Introductory Paragraph:

This position will allow the Student to assist with computer-based logistical pre-launch and/or post-launch activities for innovative programs.  Position could include on-line training coordination, database data maintenance, and helping to launch new technologies.  Student would assist with the monitoring of several other key logistical and supply management elements to insure perfect launch of various platforms. 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:

  • Maintain and update computer applications, spreadsheets, databases, etc... to track program launch data and operational documentation
  • Assist in maintaining and enhancing on-line training website, documentation, and tools
  • Enter data into existing applications to support current operational processes enable future developmental enhancements
  • Develop scripting/simulation coding working with the simulation engineer
  • Support departmental activities and goals and other duties as assigned



  • Candidate must be attending local 4-year university
    • If enrolled at SVSU, must be part of the SVSU Co-op Program through Cardinal Career Network
  • Must be pursuing Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, IT, or IT related field
  • Candidate must be willing to work 20-32 hours per week during Fall and Winter Semester
    • Up to 40 in the Summer
  • Candidate must be a full time student (12 or more credits) during the Fall and Winter semesters
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.7 or higher
  • Candidate must be able to work in the US without current or future sponsorship



Equal Opportunity Employer Disabled/Minorities/Veterans/Women

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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.