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Position Description
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.  

Position Description

We are currently looking for a student to work with our Brake System and Vehicle Control Team as a Co-op - Mechanical Engineer.  The student should be prepared to work in a challenging and fast-paced environment; gaining experience and knowledge in various aspects of chassis and vehicle dynamics engineering, mechanical design and component installation.  As a valued member of the Brake System and Vehicle Control Team within GTT, the student will have the opportunity to work directly with braking systems, pneumatic systems, and air management systems on class 8 heavy-duty trucks.  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 transport solution industry.  This position will report to the Group Manager of Brake System and Vehicle Control Team.
Position Responsibilities
Create or update CAD Models, Part Drawings, and Installation Drawings with CREO-Parametric
Verify component placement and packaging with surrounding vehicle components
Release components in a formal engineering process to resolve maintenance items or for project deliveries
Ensure component durability by performing FEA analysis methods and techniques
Communicate status of upcoming deliveries during Daily Team Leadership meetings
Apply Quality Tools to components and systems during the design phase
Critical Competencies
Attention to Detail: Provide accurate data and reports that are pertinent to the team’s tasks.
Teamwork: Building cooperation among individuals and departments, sharing information and resources, and working to achieve group goals and outcomes.
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, responds 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 or Electrical Engineering at an accredited school and have completed 30 semester hours of undergraduate studies prior to the start of the co-op. 
Co-op positions require the student to be enrolled in an off-campus course in which they receive course credit or academic transcript notation from the university/college for their co-op period.
Co-ops are required to work 40 hours per week and are NOT enrolled in academic courses during their co-op period.
Applicants must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0. 
Strong communication skills.
Valid US Work authorization.
Personal Competencies
Customer Focus
Technical Skills
Peer Relationships
Integrity and Trust
Standing Alone
Action Oriented

About the company

The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines. The Group also provides complete solutions for financing and service. The Volvo Group, with its headquarters in Gothenburg, employs about 100,000 people, has production facilities in 19 countries and sells its products in more than 190 markets.

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