Intern: Engineering-Certification (Summer 2020)

  • Volvo Group
  • Greensboro, NC, USA
  • Jan 16, 2020
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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 Vehicle Certification and Compliance Team as Intern: Engineering-Certification. The student should be prepared to learn and work with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS). The FMVSS registry serves as the core legal depository for automotive safety requirements in the United States. As a valued member of the Features, Verification and Validation (FVV) Certification team within GTT, the student will support vehicle regulatory compliance for domestic and international markets. 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 FVV PMO Group Manager.

Position Responsibilities

  • Assist the team by conducting regulatory investigations for new product offerings
  • Collaborate with design and test engineers in the early stages of product development to ensure compliance ready designs
  • Support smaller scale process and IT integration projects
  • Assist in process gap analysis and lead process improvement projects supporting improved compliance methodologies.
  • Interact with regulatory offices inside Volvo Trucks to help homologate North American products in export markets

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, positive responds to changes in direction and priorities, and acceptance of new challenges, responsibilities, and assignments.

Internship Education and Program Requirements

  • Applicant must be currently enrolled and pursuing a degree in Mechanical Engineering at an accredited school and have completed 30 semester hours of undergraduate studies prior to the start of the internship.
  • Summer Interns must be registered for Fall academic classes and can work 40 hour per week.
  • Applicants must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0.
  • Strong communication skills.

Personal Competencies

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

Experience level of the applicant we want

College / Sixth form, High School