INTERN - Engineer/Accessory Development & Inventory Group
Accessory Development & Inventory Group Intern - Paid Internship
Course of Study
Bachelor's degree with a major in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering.
- 1 year in length [37.5 hours per week during the summer; 25 hours per week during school year]
- Internship to begin in May
- Junior (or a Senior planning to pursue a Master's Degree in the fall)
- Must be an active student for the entire length of internship
- Previous internship or work experience preferred
- Must possess a valid driver's license and an acceptable driving record
- International students may require special work authorization to work a one-year internship. Speak with your International Students Office/Advisor at your institution before applying .
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
- Ability to work both independently and in a team environment
- Experience with Excel, PowerPoint, and Word; 3D CAD modelling is a plus
- Must be able to handle multiple projects and competing deadlines
- Accessory carry over checks (Validating applicability of accessories by installing them on new model year vehicles)
- Proper retention of product samples and documentation
- Competitive product benchmarking and research
- Reporting and Analysis on accessory Sales
- Reporting and Analysis on vehicle manufacturing trends
- Special ad-hoc assignments
- Work within different business systems
Subaru of America's Accessory Development and Inventory groups are fast-paced and exciting environments that provide an opportunity to experience business operations on a national level. This position is responsible for helping evaluate accessories for new model year vehicles, and to collect, analyze, and report data related to the sale of new vehicles and accessories. The student will work closely with electrical and mechanical engineers to help evaluate new accessories. This position requires extensive mechanical aptitude and hands-on experience as it relates to automotive parts and accessory installations. The ideal candidate would be able to evaluate the installation of accessories from a customer point of view, and clearly communicate to the Project Manager any concerns or ideas for improvements.
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