Industrial/Mechanical Engineering Co-Op 2024


Saginaw, MI, US

Division:  North America (NA)
Req ID:  51904

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 Description:

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

  • Assist supervisor with maintaining Plant Layouts using AutoCAD
  • Assist supervisor in any administrative work
  • Assist Industrial Engineering team with continuous improvement projects
  • Conduct Time studies
  • Conduct downtime analysis
  • Update job instructions
  • Pareto Analysis



  • Candidate must be attending a 2-year college or 4-year university local to Saginaw
  • Candidate must be studying Bachelors in Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, or Business
  • Candidate must be proficient with AutoCAD or similar software
  • 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 on 4.0 scale
  • Must be a full-time student (12 or more credits) during the 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.


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