Intern: Testing Engineer (Fall 2021) in Shippensburg at Volvo Group

Date Posted: 4/9/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Work directly with and support test engineers in the verification and analysis of machine systems and components for product maintenance team and product development.

Main Tasks / Responsibilities / Authorities:
  • Work with Product Maintenance team to review and resolve machine field issues using the appropriate problem solving methods and skills.
  • Assist assignment leader with testing concepts and day-to-day activities.
  • Understand system schematics/principles, cost objectives, schedule, machine parameters and criteria by use of layouts and installation drawings.
  • Assist test engineers with test set-up, analysis of results, and operating of test equipment.
  • Assist test engineers with equipment inventory, maintenance and organization of test equipment laboratory
  • Must be able to utilize production control business systems and personal computer programs such as InfoPath, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Write work instructions for prototype and test technicians. Monitor prototype builds and assure proper assembly.
  • Review, analyze and report on product parameter compliance via test reports, spec sheets, etc. Develop action plans to meet compliance if necessary.
  • Must be able to coordinate with all necessary departments within the business in order to develop and produce new designs.
  • Communicate to assignment leader any recommendations to meet schedules and plans.

Education/Professional Qualifications required for the position:
  • Currently enrolled in secondary education program full time. Prefer students majoring in Engineering or related field.
  • Completion of 2+ years of engineering schooling from an accredited university (Bachelors program) or 1+ years of engineering schooling from an accredited university (Master’s program).
  • Applicant must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0.
  • Previous experience working with off-road equipment is a plus.
  • Knowledge or experience with DAQ systems and measurement transducers/devices is a plus.
Additional Important Requirements (e.g. language, mobility):
  • Ability to relocate to Shippensburg, PA for the duration of internship.
  • Able to manage work on multiple small projects, including quality, schedules, costs, etc. and communicate progress with team and project leaders.
  • Desire to work with your hands on machine set-up, test set-up.
  • Desire to continuously learn and use critical thinking skills to problem-solve.
  • Must be able to walk through the production facility to work with manufacturing personnel.
  • Must be able to operate and test machines or components.
  • At times may lift materials weighing up to 40 pounds.