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Cooper Standard Automotive Inc. Chemical Engineering / Materials Development Inter in Livonia, Michigan

Job Description:Summary:The Cooper StandardMaterials DevelopmentTeamin Livonia, MI has an exciting chance for an Intern to provide support for the Summer 2021 Program. This position will provide you with the opportunity to understand and support the Automotive product group side ofCooper Standard and their Materials Development and gain hands on experience with Chemical Engineering technology. If selected, you willassist in advanced analyses, tests, and development of new or updated formulas that require specialized understanding of chemistry, product lines, and materials. You will work with Chemists and Lab Technicians as well as Production Personnel to implement new and revise materials.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:Enters new materials and revisions into the appropriateProductManagementSystemDevelops working knowledge of business group operations and application methods to assist with implementing project objectives, product systems, budgets, timelines, and other requirementsAssists in book-shelving material technology for future use of Engineering and OperationsResponds to moderate level questions and concerns from plants, research technicians, quality control, customers and other internal and external parties regarding development, applications, quality assurance, and related programs and servicesAnalyzes reports and documents detailing project processes, results, conclusions, and analysis of failed current production materials; recommends additional actions or research to advanced ChemistsLearns and applies department policies, procedures, applicable rules, and regulations; ensures compliance withinthese areasAccountable for developing technical contributionsUses existing procedures to solve standard problems; analyzes information and standard practices to make judgementAssists in benchmarking of competitive materialsroductsValidates new materials and generates new validation methods as required with guidance from othersInterprets development of materials best practices and generation of materials specificationsServes as a team member for projects that are small to moderate in nature and independently carries out project tasks and provides professional technical support to the product development, quality control, manufacturing processes, and other operationsOperates, maintains, and calibrates a variety of specialized equipment that require professional judgment and background; also utilizes technical or standard equipment during the course of projectsAssists with smaller or less complex projects to ensure daily tasks and project objectives are completedContributes to various scrap, lean, and variation reduction projectsReceives instruction, guidance, and direction from othersMaintains awareness of the latest developments within the industry and professional field by meeting with people of similar capacities, reading industry and technical literature and attending industry trade group meetingsMust be willing to work overtime as neededRequirements:Must have met the credit requirements to achieve Seniorlevel studentstatus prior to May 2020, pursuing a Bachelors degree in Chemistry, Material Science, Chemical Engineering, or a related fieldMust have a minimum 3.0 G.P.A.Excellent Interpersonal skillsSelf-motivatedProficient in Microsoft Office ApplicationsLab Experiencefrom College or previous internshipExcellent presentation skillsStrong knowledge, skills, and abilities in the following areas:Problem solving and decision makingProblem identificationComputer and electronics skillsAbility to organize, plan, andcomplete multiple tasksPossess excellent written and or