COOP Spring 2018 Volvo Greensboro NC

Co-op: Mechanical Engineer (Spring 2018), Greensboro, NC

Group Trucks Technology



Position Description Summary:

The purpose of this position is to assist the Engineering department with limited assignments of specific engineering tasks.


The co-op position begins the Spring of 2018 and applicants should be available to work 40 hours beginning mid-January and continuing through mid-May.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Serves in a training and development capacity for more complex and productive assignments
  • Assists experienced Engineers in implementation of product changes into the production facilities
  • Performs Engineering tasks using established procedures
  • Initial phase of training and development within area of assignment
  • Proficient use of equipment, instrumentation and software/hardware used within area of assignment
  • Entry level performance issues with task-oriented, less complicated assignments
  • Miscellaneous Engineering assignments as training and abilities progress

Critical Competencies:

  • Attention to Detail: Monitoring adherence to standards and actively checking for accuracy of data received or generated before passing it on
  • Communication: Listening effectively, transmitting information accurately and understandably, and actively seeking feedback non-defensively
  • Dependability/Reliability: Following through on commitments, producing timely work to required — or higher — standards, pitching in to get the job done
  • Flexibility: Performing a wide range of tasks, responding to changes in direction and priorities, and accepting new challenges, responsibilities, and assignments

Minimum Education and Experience:

  • Strong writing or communication skills
  • Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors or Masters currently enrolled and pursuing a BS or MS Degree in Engineering;  no work experience required
  • Student should have minimum overall GPA of 3.0 and a minimum in major GPA of 3.0
  • Ability to travel occasionally

Personal Qualifications:

  • Customer Focus
  • Technical Skills
  • Peer Relationships
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Standing Alone
  • Action Oriented
  • Perseverance