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Mechanical Engineering Co-op

Together We Save Lives!

The keys to success are yours at Joyson Safety Systems! We are a global leader in design, development, and manufacturing of safety-critical systems and components for automotive and non-automotive markets.  We are committed to bringing life-saving technology to customers worldwide. Joyson Safety Systems leverages the power of collaboration and innovation to provide quality and service excellence for our customers worldwide. Our company is headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan, USA, with a global network of more than 50,000 employees in 25 countries.

Our team is passionate about the automotive industry, focused on delivering quality and innovation for the future. We encourage lifelong learning and provide the resources to help our team members build the foundation for a strong future with us. We strive to promote from within, offering excellent opportunities for career growth and advancement.


What is This Opportunity?

The Engineering Co-op role is primarily focused on assisting with team projects within the Engineering Department.  This is a great opportunity for a student to gain purchasing experience in the automotive industry, working with a dynamic team of professionals from around the globe.  We are looking for a student to support full-time during the summer (40hr / week minimum) and reduce their schedule to part time when school resumes (20hr / week minimum). 


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with an Application engineering team based in Michigan and Mexico on product development and product launches.
  • Provides support to application team, validation team, quality team and program management office. 
  • Participates in design reviews, part teardowns and customer meetings. 
  • Learns about and adheres to the principles found in the Global Code of Conduct
  • Maintains accurate information and reports in our engineering modules. 
  • Receive engineering experience including product design, testing, validation, reporting, GD&T, CAE and product launches. 

Education and Experience:

  • Seeking students in pursuit of a bachelor’s degree who are interested in pursuing a career in Mechanical Engineering 
  • Strong leadership and time management skills
  • Proven track record of working collaboratively.
  • Self-motivated, able to perform role with minimal supervision, taking ownership, with a sense of urgency.
  • Able to manage multiple priorities in a dynamic environment.
  • Ability to work in a team environment to consistently achieve results.
  • Ability to establish and maintain strong relationships with internal and external customers. 
  • Experience in multicultural environment.
  • Microsoft Excel and Teams experience required.
  • Hand-on experience with hand tools and power tools is a plus.