Manufacturing Engineering Assembly Intern

Daimler Trucks North America, LLC

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Holly Tmp, MT

Job Description

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Job Overview:

When you join Daimler Truck, you become an agent of change within our global community of people working to create a cleaner, safer, and more efficient world for today and tomorrow. Through innovation at all levels, our teams ensure our world-changing brands continue to increase the quality of life and the business success of our customers, their customers, and the world around them. The Daimler Truck North America (DTNA) brand portfolio is second to none, and includes Freightliner Trucks, Western Star Trucks, Detroit engines and components, Thomas Built Buses and Freightliner Custom Chassis.

We are the undisputed leader in the commercial vehicle market and the industry’s technology trendsetter. Empowered by purpose, DTNA employees drive a Technology Revolution through innovative products and a customer-centric culture. Our dedication to our customers and society does not end once our products hit the road. That’s because we believe that business success and social responsibility go hand in hand. We immerse ourselves in our customer’s experience, and support the environmental responsibilities of our sites to ensure our products are the reliable, sustainable and the desired tools of the future.

Job Overview

Candidates will gain knowledge and experience through exciting and real-life learning opportunities. Candidates must work in accordance with corporate core values of passion, respect, integrity and discipline. Internship positions can be located at various DTNA locations across the US. We are looking for high performing and motivated interns in various areas within DTNA organizations. Summer 2023 Internships will begin in May/June 2023.

This position may have the opportunity to transition into a full time position subject to manager evaluations and business availability.

Become a member of the Daimler Trucks Operations chassis assembly team! Work on a team developing the integration of project commodities into trucks and manufacturing plants and processes (examples are: Fuel, Def, High voltage, Harness, Pneumatics, Powernet.) This role will work with a small ME team on these concepts, they will also work in a cross functional team to develop truck systems from concept to production readiness and beyond.


  • Develop and provide manufacturing expertise and support in component assembly, vehicle assembly, vehicle operations, and various manufacturing processes.

  • Develop and provide engineering expertise in integrating workforce, equipment, systems, processes, methods, materials and facilities into a cohesive, cost-efficient and productive system.

  • Participate in System Development Teams (SDT) on New Product Development Projects representing Manufacturing Engineering and Truck Manufacturing Plants.

  • Through concurrent engineering and Production oriented design (POD), identify and resolve production-related problems ahead of implementations into the plants.

  • Provide on-site tryout and pre-series coverage for New Product Introduction (NPI) vehicle builds and provide feedback, root cause analysis, and problem resolution support.

  • Develop, procure, and install equipment/fixtures/tools at five DTNA Truck Manufacturing Plants.

  • Identify, analyze and recommend opportunities to reduce cost and increase efficiencies of manufacturing operations.

  • Evaluate current assembly processes and assess capital investment plans for future production requirements.


Basic Qualifications (Required Skills & Experience)

  • Working towards Bachelor’s degree program or higher required (Junior, Senior or recent Graduate)

  • Strong oral and written communication skills required

  • Organizational skills required

  • Creative thought mindset required

  • Interpersonal skills and able to work in a team environment required

  • Attached resume is required

  • Hands on experience a big plus

Typical Minimum Experience Preferred (Desired Skills/Experience)

  • 3.0 GPA or higher preferred

Additional Information

  • Applicants must be legally authorized to work permanently in the U.S. at the time of application.

  • Final candidate must successfully complete a pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check

  • Contractors, professional services, or other contingent workers should confirm with their local agency if they are eligible to apply for FTE positions.

  • EEO/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.

Daimler Truck North America is committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing an environment where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, sex (including pregnancy), religion, national origin, age, marital status, family relationship, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression (including transgender and transitioning status), genetic information, or veteran status.

For an accommodation or special assistance with applying for a posted position, please contact our Human Resources department at 503-745-8982 or toll free 800-206-3369. For TTY/TDD enabled call 503-745-2137 or toll free 866-355-6935.