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Product Engineering Co-Op


Saginaw, MI, US

Division:  US-Corporate (COR)
Req ID:  38463

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.



  • Support Engineers on processing and reviewing data
  • Work with hand tools and test equipment to complete experimental testing
  • Create presentations to communicate test findings using Excel and Powerpoint
  • Coordinate with Validation Engineers for timely completion of development and validation activity
  • Timely communication of project status and relevant issues
  • Build products with attention to detail in setting all assembly specifications
  • Regular contact with others outside the work group
  • Coordinate with vendors and internal customers



  • Must have the availability to work 20-32 hours per week during the Fall and Winter Semesters
  • Must have the ability to work up to 40 hours per week during the Spring and Summer Semesters
  • Must have a 2.7 GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • Must be studying Bachelor's in Mechanical Engineering
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and documentation
  • High level of analytical ability where problems are unusual and difficult
  • High level of interpersonal skills to work effectively with others
  • Knowledge of product design process and/or tooling and manufacturing processes preferred
  • Technical knowledge of mechanical principles
  • Demonstrated ability to manage projects and coordinate multiple activities
  • Demonstrated commitment to a disciplined approach on projects
  • Good oral & written skills
  • Knowledge / Expertise in the following: Microsoft Office Excel and PowerPoint
  • Must have the right to work in the US without 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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