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Engineer Co-op (Summer 2022)

Date:  May 14, 2022
Country/Region:  US
City:  Clarksdale MS
Job Requisition:  35784

Cooper Tire offers an entirely unique work experience because no matter what your title is, you’ll play a part in contributing to the development, manufacturing and marketing of some of the most innovative tire products in the world. Cooper is a fun and exciting place to work, and we easily stand apart from our competition. We’re constantly on the lookout for motivated individuals who lead by example and inspire others to greatness. The opportunities are endless and the rewards rich for those who believe that job satisfaction and career success begin with a satisfied customer. Careers are a Journey…Come Ride with Us!


The Engineer Co-op reports directly to the Reliability Manager and assist the Management Team in project management to include development and analysis of products, materials, processes and/or equipment. Under direct supervision/guidance, compiles, analyzes and reports operational, test, and research data to establish performance standards for newly designed, modified, installed or to be installed equipment, products, processes, or materials, while following administrative procedures to ensure that the work is performed in a safe, efficient, and cost effective manner. 


Job Specific Duties:

  • Assist Management Team in project timeline development and maintenance
  • Assists Management Team in developing and tracking action plans
  • Assist Management Team in coordinating the execution of all major data, functional, and technical decisions relative to CPS improvement work
  • Assist Management Team in developing metrics for CPS initiatives and updates monthly. Uses project management tools and techniques to ensure timely and regular reporting of project status to Executives, Project Teams, CPS Team and other customers.
  • Prepare and update graphs and PowerPoint presentations to summarize Project work.
  • Continually inform Management Team of events that may impact projects including reasons, rationale and possible solutions.
  • Participate in regular project team meetings which provide effective communication to the Management Team.
  • Support activities of project teams, including maintaining accurate documentation of team minutes, agenda and correspondence.
  • Assist in inventing / creating concepts and designs/approaches for new products/processes/test methods.
  • Assist in designs, procures, and fabricates simple tooling and fixtures.
  • Assist in designs and coordinates engineering tests and experiments.
  • Under guidance of Plant Manager, Reliability Manager and CPS Team Leader, prepare standard reports/documentation to communicate results to technical community.
  • Complete basic tasks on engineering documentation.
  • Assist in training technicians/operators on new processes and/or test procedures.
  • Assist in identifying areas for improvement, suggests solutions, and submits idea records


Basic Qualifications:

  • Must be currently enrolled in a Bachelor's degree program in an Engineering focus
  • Minimum GPA 3.0 on 4.0 scale
  • Must be able to pass background check and drug screen
  • Must be willing and able to work 40 houors a week in the Clarksdale, MS facility



Cooper Tire is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We strive to recruit, develop and retain top candidates by providing an engaging culture and opportunities to grow and develop. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, status as an individual with a disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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