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Production, Control & Logistics Co-Op 2020


Saginaw, MI, US

Division:  North America (NA)
Req ID:  42172

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 data coordinating, annual physical inventory activities, material procurement, and communication with plant operations. Position will include training on QAD, completing problem cases and cost recoveries to suppliers, and tracking damaged freight claims. 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:

  • Assist with Annual Physical Inventory activities
  • Review receiving reports
  • Coordinate prototype requirements
  • Maintain PC&L records in files
  • Assist data coordinating activities
  • Assist production scheduler activities
  • Order materials from suppliers to support plant production
  • Manage troubled suppliers -- Input problem cases & cost recoveries
  • Work with Purchasing and Quality Assurance on supplier delivery and quality issues
  • Maintain inventory accuracy (cycle counts)
  • Communicate with Transportation on carrier issues



  • Candidate must be attending a 2-year college or 4-year university local to Saginaw, pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Business or related field
  • 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

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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.