- Communication Skills
- Mechanical Knowledge
- Microsoft Office
Volvo Group Trucks Technology (GTT), a division of Volvo Group North America, provide state-of-the-art research, engineering, product planning and project execution to final delivery of complete products and also support the products in the aftermarket.
We are currently looking for a student to work with our Driver and Vehicle Productivity Team (D&VP) as a Test Engineer for Summer 2020. The student should be prepared to work in a challenging and fast-paced environment; gaining experience and knowledge in various aspects of validation and verification engineering. As a valued member of the Driver and Vehicle Productivity Team within GTT, the student will have the opportunity to work directly with product engineering and existing D&VP Test Engineers. GTT’s goal is to contribute to the student’s development, as well as providing an opportunity for the student to work in a business environment within the manufacturing industry. This position will report to the responsible Group Manager.
The candidate will have a mentor assigned to them and oversee their daily tasks.
The candidate will work directly with the test engineers focusing on the following:
Facilitate communication with key stakeholders for assigned test requests to develop proper input for test planning/execution
Develop test work planners
Support the setup of data acquisition systems
Perform test requests with guidance from experienced test engineers
Data analysis and documentation of testing/results in formal Engineering Reports
Interface with Vehicle Engineering and Project Management teams to support test scheduling and testing status updates
Development of test methods and post-processing techniques
Improvement of current test rigs and instrumentation
It is preferable that the candidate have experience with the following:
Python and/or Matlab
Microsoft Office Suite
Data acquisition hardware and software
Basic understanding of electronics
Basic automotive mechanical and electrical knowledge
Attention to detail required when planning and executing test requests. What factors are important, what factors can be controlled, what is desired from test requests, what can be delivered to requester, etc.
Communication: Listen effectively, transmit information accurately and understandably, and actively seek feedback from experienced engineers, project manager, etc.
Dependability/Reliability: Follow through on commitments, timely delivery on projects, assigned tasks, etc.
Flexibility: Willing to perform a wide range of tasks, positive responds to changes in direction and priorities, and acceptance of new challenges, responsibilities, and assignments.
Internship Education and Program Requirements
Applicant must be currently enrolled and pursuing a degree in Mechanical Engineering or similar at an accredited school and have completed 30 semester hours of undergraduate studies prior to the start of the internship.
Summer interns are required to work 40 hours per week.
Applicants must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0.
Strong communication skills
Integrity and Trust
The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus and Volvo Penta.
Volvo Group Trucks Technology provides Volvo Group Trucks and Business Area's with state-of-the-art research, cutting-edge engineering, product planning and purchasing services, as well as aftermarket product support. With Volvo Group Trucks Technology you will be part of a global and diverse team of highly skilled professionals who work with passion, trust each other and embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.
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