ME/PQE - Systems Engineering - Student Intern

Company: Nissan North America Inc ( Learn More )

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Job Description ME/PQE - Systems Engineering - Student Intern

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Type of Contract
Internship/student placement

Site / Location of Position
US - Canton, MS

Legal Entity
Nissan North America, Inc. (NNA)

Posting Description
Innovation that excites. It's the inspiration for everything we do. For Nissan, it means rethinking the ordinary, pushing the boundaries, exceeding expectations, and anticipating the needs of an ever-changing planet. Every Nissan and Infiniti vehicle is a result of this passionate mindset, yet with a practical side that reflects the times. This means driving enjoyment rooted in the highest standard of engineering and quality, and fresh, modern design matched by manufacturing excellence. The same philosophy also drives our look to the future, through low emissions, better fuel economy and emerging role of all-electric vehicles. All dedicated to innovative solutions, for different - and better - ways to do things.

At Nissan North America, we are dedicated to achieving key priorities including strengthening our brand power, increasing sales power, enhancing quality, optimizing zero-emission leadership, accelerating business expansion, and reducing cost. We believe our employees and the different perspectives that they bring to the business are the driving force behind our success. We invite you to discover a company that is focused on the quality of our vehicles, the environment, the community and the world in which we live. We are looking for self-motivated students who want to challenge themselves, test their skills, develop their talents, and discover their full potential.

The Nissan Intern Program is an integral component and the first step of our commitment to our employees' long- term personal and professional development. All Nissan internships will offer students the ability to apply classroom studies while networking with professionals and gaining valuable experience. The Summer Intern Program will be 12 weeks long and offer competitive pay and an opportunity to discuss your project with top executives.

Project Description: This intern position will support the Systems Engineering Department and will be part of the engineering team working to support daily support of existing systems. Intern will work with engineers to identify and execute value add projects into the Canton, MS Manufacturing environment that will either reduce time or cost or increase the efficiency of the manufacturing process.

Focus may include: New Model programs supporting Systems Engineering Models = MY 17 Leaf, MY 16 Altima and MY16 Pathfinder and QX60 Activities =Project Requirements, Software specifications, software development, software integration into production, documentation and launch support.

The student in this position will gain a significant amount of experience in a critical part of the automotive business. The intern will gain:
  • Project management experience
  • Real world software development and integration experience
  • Software solution reviews with internal customers (presentation and communication skills)
  • Software that is developed in this role will support production operation 24 hours / day and up to six (6) days per week
  • Executing projects with real budget constraints
  • Practical work experience in a mission critical production environment where system and software performance is vital

  • Qualifications:
  • Must be able to function autonomously in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with limited direct supervision and be able to provide clear recommendations and feedback
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to ask "why" and challenge the norm
  • Interest and/or experience in software development, web development, computer hardware, controls and automation, and/or manufacturing

  • Education:
  • Must be currently enrolled in school and pursuing a degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Computer Science
  • Rising junior or senior preferred
  • GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Job Requirements