Eaton Corporation Engineering Intern (Summer 2018) Southfield, Michigan in Southfield, Michigan

Eaton's Vehicle Group is looking for Engineering Interns for Summer 2018. These positions will be located at our Southfield, MI facility.

Position Overview:

This Engineering Intern is a student assigned to support current production programs, new development program launches, design, and engineering process improvements. Specific tasks might include the gathering and verification of functional requirements, assessing potential design risks, participating in lab activities and testing, and conducting root cause analysis of issues identified during the development and testing processes, process improvements, metallurgical engineering, materials and prototype coordination, sample unit builds, durability testing, in vehicle testing, etc.

Achieving the desired results will require individual contributions as well as contributions attained as part of a team. In this role you will collaborate with team members located in the U.S. and other regions in order to engage in problem solving, product improvement, and cost reduction.

Based on your application to this position, you will be assigned to one of the engineering teams considering your interests, skills, and abilities as well as the needs of the organization. Engineering teams include: Core Valves, Advanced Valves, Boosting, Torque Control, Powertrain, Test Labs for any of those groups, Vehicle Technology & Innovation or Engineering Center of Excellence.

Essential Functions:

  • Participates as a team member on various engineering projects.

  • Provides regular status updates and participates in team planning sessions.

  • Applies engineering concepts to assigned tasks including: design, engineering calculations, stack-ups, validation testing.

  • Learns and applies technical skills related to mechanical and electrical systems supporting new product development engineering and launch activities.

  • Develop presentations and reports (data, technology description etc.) to be presented to internal and/or external customers.

  • Applies an adequate level of computer literacy in the areas of engineering systems, software, graphics, presentations, and multimedia. Shares knowledge in computer skills.

Complies with the policies, procedures, and expectations outlined by Eaton's Management Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • Actively enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree program in Engineering, Engineering Technology, Materials Science, Computer Science, or Physics from an accredited institution.

  • Minimal Cumulative GPA of 3.0 (please do not round).

  • Legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous co-op or internship experience in product engineering / design and development / test engineering.

  • Previous participation in high school or college STEM activities such as Robotics, SAE programs, etc.

We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters.

We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Engineering

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico

Organization: VEH Vehicle Group

Job Level: Entry Level

Schedule: Full-time

Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No

Does this position offer relocation?: Relocation from within hiring country only

Travel: No

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