Bendix Manufacturing Engineer Co-op in Bowling Green, Kentucky

Manufacturing Engineer Co-op

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Job Description


Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake, LLC is a leading supplier for Air Disc and Foundation Drum Brakes for Commercial Vehicles in North America. We have a co-op opportunity for college students seeking to broaden their experience in the Manufacturing Engineering field at our facility. This position will be available starting in June 2018. Up to 40 hours per week are expected during the summer and part time hours will be expected during the school year. This is an ideal opportunity for a Bowling Green, KY local student who is at least a sophomore in good standing at an accredited college or university.

The Manufacturing Engineering Co-op will Assist Engineers, under the direction of the Manufacturing Engineering Manager, in developing, organizing, implementing and updating operational control processes and methods to optimize quality, cost, time, and effectiveness. This will include providing support for the Quality department, Maintenance department and Operations depending on the task or project requirements.


  • Assists Engineers in the design and implementation of continuous improvement and capital projects.

  • Provides support for all Engineering functions where needed.

  • Creates, modifies, and troubleshoots control programing for PLCs, HMIs, Visual Equipment, and Databases.

  • Troubleshoots operational failures and create short term solutions to remedy causes as well as long term solutions to prevent future occurrences.

  • Develops methods and standards of generating usable information derived from data, as well as, techniques to collect and organize data.

  • Maintains and modifies the process control equipment’s Intranet over an Ethernet network.

  • Organizes existing documentation and creates documentation of current processes (including but not limited to: CADD drawings, Flow Charts, Control Programs, Network Risers, etc.)

  • Provides training to Operations and Maintenance personnel including the development of Standardized Work Instructions.

  • Continually seeks out improvement ideas that optimize operations, as well as, engineering procedures.

  • Follows company policies and procedures including safety, quality and environmental.

  • Performs other duties as required by business needs.

Required Skills


At least a sophomore in good standing and enrolled in an Engineering Bachelor Degree program.

At least a 3.0/4.0 GPA.

Must be local to the Bowling Green, KY area and attending a local College or University. Work Sponsorship is not available for this position.

Job Location

Bowling Green, Kentucky, United States

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