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Engineering Co-Op

Galesburg, Michigan


Job Description

Eaton’s Vehicle Group North America division is currently seeking an Engineering Co-Op to join our team. This position is based at our Galesburg, Michigan facility.

Primary Function:

The test lab COE in Galesburg, MI is seeking a Co-Op to work under the direct supervision of Test Engineers and Senior Technicians in the lab on transmission new product development testing and lab infrastructure upgrades.  This position will provide practical application of Electrical, Computer, and Mechanical engineering concepts in the design, documentation, build, installation, programming, and operation of custom test setups.

Critical Outputs:

  • Test Design: Create documentation/drawings, build electrical/mechanical hardware, and develop scripts/programs to satisfy project, program, or customer testing needs.

  • Test Products: Analyze system functions, assemble prototype electrical components, contribute to product improvements, collect data, and report results

  • Conduct tests:  Set up instrumentation for non-routine and standard tests, start tests and monitor status: Use of Special instrumentation, software, and select test methods

Essential Functions:
  • Work with test lab personal and customers to define requirements

  • Proactively learn processes and technologies to support testing efforts

  • Learn and apply knowledge of principles and practices of electrical, computer, and mechanical systems

  • Provide “hands on” support to testing during design, assembly, operation, and analysis of prototype testing

  • Become proficient in testing methodologies and programs using Vector CANape, A&D iTest, National Instruments, and IMC Famos.


Basic Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma or GED from an accredited institution.

  • Actively enrolled in a Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Math, or Physics from an accredited institution.

  • Must have a 3.0 or above (please do not round)

We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters. We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Engineering

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: VEH Vehicle Group

Job Level: Entry Level
Schedule: Part-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: No

Requisition ID: 064810