Intern – Controlled Chassis Engineer-42019


Summary:  This intern will work within the Controlled Chassis Design Dept., supporting various tasks related to product development of foundation braking, steering and propeller shaft. Under the supervision of DE’s and / or DE Managers, the intern will assist in the design development of new programs and support VA/VE (cost reduction) projects as needed. Tasks will include component testing / data analysis, prototype assembly and documentation, minor design changes in CAD (if capable), and support of SASG form completion.

Expected Outcomes:

  • Gain an understanding of component test protocol and the interpretation of testing data.
  • Gain experience in creating test results summaries and reports.
  • Experience hands on trouble shooting of testing methods and design or build issues.
  • Experience writing documentation related to design changes.
  • Gain basic understanding of chassis component design principles and concepts.


Education, Experience and Skills:

  • Be in the pursuit of a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and completed first year of coursework.
  • Minimum GPA of 2.8.
  • Demonstrated mechanical aptitude.
  • Experience coordinating and facilitating several small or one major project.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Very good organizational skills with attention to detail.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Ability to work independently while provided proper direction.
  • Basic understanding of automotive chassis systems is helpful but not mandatory.
  • Experience with PCs and application software, such as MS Office tools.
  • Experience with CAD software (Solidworks or CATIA) helpful but not mandatory.

Additional Notes:

  • Car needed.
  • U.S. Citizen or documentation of eligibility to work in the United States.