Fall 2019 Engineering Services Co-Op
R&D
Full Time
Anderson, Sc
2019-04-05

  • To provide an engaging, learning experience for the co-op student.
  • To utilize the co-op’s academic experience and develop their Engineering capabilities.
  • To develop their confidence and sense of responsibility.
  • To help the co-op confirm their choice of major and career.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

First Term:

  • Establish a mentor. If the manager is not available for mentoring, then a Senior Engineer should take on this role.
  • The co-op should learn the fundamentals of how Electrolux does business.
    • Externally – Sales and Service
      • Call Center
      • Service calls
      • Warehouse/Inventory
      • Field Test
    • Internally
      • Electronics Lab
      • Reliability Lab
      • Refrigeration Lab
      • Chem. Lab
      • Material Lab
      • Foam Lab
      • Transportation Lab
      • Model Shop
  • Training for the following:
    • Tolerance Stack
    • Plastics Design Fundamentals
    • Design for Manufacturing, Assembly, Safety, etc.
    • Systems
      • WOWs (work orders)
      • ECNs (Engineering changes)
      • EPM gate (Project tracking)
      • DVR (Validation testing)
      • PPAP (Production Part Approval)
  • Manufacturing exposure:
    • Tour of the manufacturing facility
    • Assist in trial builds on the assembly line.
  • Project Scope – Minor
    The co-op should have several small projects to complete through the term. The mentor should monitor the progress and provide support and feedback as needed. 
  • There should be formal weekly meetings for follow-up and feedback.
  • Throughout the term, the co-op should be preparing material for their end of term presentation.
  • Provide feedback at end of term, letting the co-op know what they have done well and areas they could improve.
  • Remedial work as required (testing, Mfg. support, etc.)
  • The co-op will make a presentation at the end of the term describing their work and experience.

Second Term:

  • Continue the mentor relationship.
  • Develop a list of projects with the mentor, which will be completed during term 2.
    • Design projects
    • Manufacturing projects
    • Development projects
  • Project scope: small – medium 
  • Lead projects with assistance from mentor / manager
  • Develop test plans and assist at DVR Board.
  • Work with test labs performing test.
  • Work with Model Shop to build and develop working prototypes.
  • Utilize training from the previous term.
  • Assist with EPM (Electrolux Project Management) gates.
  • Develop business cases for all related projects including ECNs.
  • There should be formal weekly meetings for follow-up and feedback.
  • Throughout the term, the co-op should be preparing material for their end of term presentation.
  • Provide feedback at end of term, letting the co-op know what they have done well and areas they could improve. Let the co-op know how they performed compared to last term.
  • Remedial work as required (testing, Mfg. support, etc.)
  • The co-op will make a presentation at the end of the term describing their work and experience.

Third Term:

  • The co-op will have the option to move to another group.
  • Continue mentor relationship with new manager.
  • Develop a list of projects with the mentor, to be completed during term 3.
    • Design projects
    • Manufacturing projects
    • Development projects
  • Project scope: medium
  • Lead projects with assistance from mentor / manager
  • Develop test plans and present at DVR Board.
  • Work with Model Shop to build and develop working prototypes.
  • Utilize training from previous term.
  • Assist with EPM (Electrolux Project management) gates.
  • Develop business cases for all related projects including ECNs.
  • Formal weekly meetings for follow-up and feedback.
  • Throughout the term, the co-op should be preparing material for their end of term presentation.
  • Provide feedback at end of term, letting the co-op know what they have done well and areas they could improve. Let the co-op know how they performed compared to previous terms.
  • The exit strategy should be discussed as to the co-op’s future plans.
  • Remedial work as required (testing, Mfg. support, etc.)
  • The co-op will make a presentation at the end of the term describing their work and experience.

Minimum Qualification

Sophomore / Junior status
Minimum 2.5 GPA