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 OverviewCandidates 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.
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