Co-op: Durability & Reliability Test Engineer & Analyst (Spring 2022)
Volvo Construction Equipment Deutschland
Greensboro, North Carolina,
6d ago

We are currently looking for a student to work with our Durability and Reliability Testing Team (D&R) as a Test Engineer and Analyst for Spring 2022.

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 Durability and Reliability Team within GTT, the student will have the opportunity to work directly with product engineering and experienced D&R Test Engineers.

This position will also involve some exposure to the virtual testing methods used within the Durability Engineering domain and assist experienced simulation and analysis engineers with post processing work related to these methods.

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 Durability and Reliability group manager.

Position Responsibilities :

  • Perform test requests with guidance of more experienced engineers
  • Call and attend meeting with test stake holders regarding assigned test requests
  • Write work planner and set-up data acquisition
  • Report generation and data analysis
  • Assist with test scheduling and status updates
  • Execution of test methods and post-processing techniques
  • Improvement of current test rigs and instrumentation as required
  • Fixture / Rig design (CAD) to support test requests
  • Critical Competencies :

  • 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 requestor, 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 response to changes in direction and priorities, and acceptance of new challenges, responsibilities, and assignments.
  • Co-op 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 co-op.
  • Cannot be enrolled in academic courses during the co-op period
  • Must register co-op and receive approval for co-op
  • Must receive credit or academic notation on transcript
  • Spring / Fall May work up to 40 hours per week; no OT
  • May not complete back to back co-ops; must rotate between a semester of school.
  • Applicants must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0.
  • Valid US Work authorization
  • Personal Competencies :

  • Customer Focus
  • Technical Skills
  • Peer Relationships
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Standing Alone
  • Action Oriented
  • Perseverance
  • Proficiency in CAD (PTC Creo or Catia / ProE preferred)
  • Proficiency in Python or similar program is desired, but not required
  • Experience with any R&D testing(lab setting, extracurricular teams, previous Internships, etc.) is a plus
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