ZF Cost Engineering Intern in Northville, Michigan

Cost Engineering Intern


Position Summary: Cost Engineering Intern supporting Tsetinis US Cost Engineering Team with everyday tasks as outlined below

Position Responsibilities:

Technical Responsibilities:

• Support collection and analysis of client provided data and information

• Learn how to use our cost calculation software

• Help build product cost models

• Perform data analyses and help interpret results

• Participate in supplier visits

• Provide suggestions to reduce product cost

Client-Facing Responsibilities:

• Help prepare for client meetings and workshops

• Help prepare for supplier negotiations

• Help prepare project documentation

• Perform other duties, as assigned

Essential Skills and Experience:

• Must be a student currently enrolled in a four-year Engineering degree program at an accredited institution

• Minimum GPA of 3.0 / 4.0 scale

• Prior experience working on and / or leading project teams

• Excellent oral and written communication skills

• Some experience in reading, interpreting, and understanding technical drawings

• Proficiency in using Excel, Powerpoint, and Word

Preferred Skills and Experience:

• Willingness to travel

• Ability to take direction, coaching, and feedback

• Demonstrated strengths in problem solving

• Thoughtful, articulate, and polished communicator

• High energy, proactive, and ability to anticipate challenges and next steps

ZF North America, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. ZF North America, Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. ZF North America, Inc. expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of ZF North America, Inc. employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.