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Mechanical Engineering Co-op - Autonomous Steering and Comfort


Saginaw, MI, US

Division:  US-Corporate (COR)
Req ID:  45145

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:
The job is to support engineers on Nexteer’s Autonomous Steering and Comfort (ASC) Team with the development of products for autonomous vehicles. The student will be able to create test requests, organize parts, organize data and provide conclusions and recommendations. It is required that the student can use gauges to perform inspection and evaluations on parts. The student needs to have an active driver's license and be willing to take day trips to deliver and pick up parts and vehicles. We are looking for a student that easily connects, networks, and communicates with people around them.

Skills Required:
Basic engineering skills, hands on mechanical and/or electrical experience, good knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint and Word. Well organized. 

Job Requirements:

  • Candidate must be attending a 2 year college or 4 year university local to Saginaw
  • Candidate must be pursuing a Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering
    • Sophomore class standing preferred
  • Candidate must be able to work 20-32 hours per week during the Fall and Winter semesters
    • Up to 40 hours per week during the summer
  • Flexible scheduling 
  • Candidate must have a minimum cumulative GPA 2.7 on a 4.0 scale
  • Candidate must be a full-time student (12 or more credits) during 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.


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