Engineering Intern - Powertrain

Mercedes-Benz Research & Development North America, Inc.(MBRDNA), a Daimler company, consists of five business areas including Connected Car, UI & Telematics, Testing and Regulatory Affairs, Powertrain & eDrive, Advanced Exterior Design, and Advanced User Experience Design. All five business areas are focused in delivering a positive impact on Daimler products through the advancement of safe, convenient, and sustainable vehicles. Working together, MBRDNA remains a successful symbol of automotive research and development in North America.

Here at MBRDNA, we are looking for talented, energetic, and committed individuals to join our diverse team. Our employees are the key to our success, and we support each individual in fulfilling his or her potential. We proudly continue the pioneering work initiated by founders Gottlieb Daimler and Carl Benz over 125 years ago.


Key Tasks & Responsibilities:

Support the Powertrain Calibration Team (Emission, Drivability, Combustion) with work in various engineering-related topics.

  • Provide overall support for the Powertrain Calibration Team
  • Prepare vehicles for testing ( hardware & software )
  • Set up measurement equipment and data recording
  • Perform vehicle adaption/on-road testing
  • Support emissions-related tests ( chassis dyno/emission lab )
  • Analyze results from measurements and emissions tests
  • Identify issues during testing and troubleshoot solutions

Skills & Attributes:

  • Passionate about powertrain development
  • Very reliable
  • Able to work independently or collaboratively
  • Interpersonal skills to work with variety intercultural employees
  • Proficient in MS Office Applications (Excel, Powerpoint, Word), and in Matlab
  • Ability to learn new tools (INCA,Concerto)

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree candidate in Automotive, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering, or related field
  • High GPA (3.33 or above)
  • Emphasis on development of control functions for gasoline engines is a strong plus
  • Hands on mechanical skills are a plus
  • German language skills are a plus

Special Skills Required:

  • Valid Driver’s License

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