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Advanced Engineering Co-op Student



Cooperative Education Student who is pursuing a bachelor’s degree of Mechanical, Mechatronics, or Control Systems Engineering. The student works in support of the engineering department by applying knowledge from academic studies, interfacing with project engineers, test labs, production manufacturing facilities, and several internal engineering groups. The intern works under close supervision to learn about aspects of engineering that they can apply after graduation.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Support project and product engineers on advanced engineering & innovation projects. This will include design and development activities in the area of mechatronics, as well as mechanical components and systems used in Cummins-Meritor products (Brakes, Steer Axles, Drive Axles, Suspensions, etc.).
  • Provide hands-on support to R&D tests activities vehicle and laboratory testing.
  • Perform data analysis on sensor data acquired on lab and vehicles.
  • Make clearance studies of static and/or dynamic components.
  • Write code in programming languages such as C/C++, python, or MATLAB/Simulink.
  • Provide engineering analysis for new or existing components and write engineering reports as required.
  • Make 2-D CAD drawings or 3-D math models in support or DCRs or PCCRs as required.
  • Assist on product benchmarking analysis, including vehicle level.
  • Simulation-FEA or Dynamic modeling.
  • Other activities required by the manager.


Qualifications and Skills:

  • Goes beyond task completion, demonstrates a proactive and analytical mindset by actively engaging in understanding the underlying principles of assigned projects and proposing insightful improvements.
  • Demonstrates capability and knowledge of basic mathematics and sciences.
  • Demonstrates written and oral communication skills, including presentation creation.
  • Strong teamwork and ability to interact with all levels of the organizations.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving ability.
  • Basic C/C++, python or MATLAB/Simulink programming skills.
  • Understanding of vehicular drivetrain components and their application is a plus.
  • Familiarity with design software such as Pro-E is a plus.
  • Familiarity with data acquisition tools (and activities) is a plus.
  • Experience with Model base simulation. 
  • Experience with Vector CAN (CANoe, CANalyzer, CANope) is a plus.


Education / Area of Study:


  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Mechatronics, Mechanical, or Controls systems or related field.