Battery Manufacturing Engineering Co-Op- Burlingame, CA

Position Overview

This Co-Op position will be over the course of back to back semesters (Full-time Summer ’22, Part-time Fall ’22, Part-time Spring ’23) to provide support to Proterra’s Burlingame Battery Manufacturing Engineering team members. You will learn and gain practical experience in a hands-on environment while providing support to client groups at the site and will be in an environment where you can have a greater impact and earn a competitive salary during the program.

About the Role – You will:
- Work with state-of-the-art equipment and gain practical experience in a hands-on environment.
- Work on projects and programs currently in progress at Proterra, which allows interns to apply knowledge that contributes to the overall business.
- Assist with various projects across key areas of production operations support, lean & continuous improvement/design for manufacturability, data collection on standard time, test and equipment development and provide production support & troubleshooting.
- Coordinate with internal and external customers in areas of assigned responsibility.
- Have opportunities to propose new ideas or improvement concepts.
- Participate in data analysis and root cause analysis.
- Identify and work on improvements in the battery manufacturing process
- Work with a mentor that will support and be a resource for you during your internship assignment.

About Our Group:

  • As strategic partners, the Proterra team strives to ensure that our values, culture and engagement always allow us do great things for our company.
  • We strive to provide the highest-level service and support to our clients each and every day.
  • We work collaboratively to build strong relationships with our clients, partners, and own team.
  • We treat each other with respect……and always try to have a little fun every day!
  • This position will be part of the Proterra team that supports Proterra’s Manufacturing Engineering operations in Burlingame, CA.
  • You will report to the Battery Manufacturing Engineering Team Lead at your location and may collaborate with other team members located across our global operations.

About You:

  • Self-starter with the ability to adapt interpersonal styles and techniques to influence at all levels of the organization.
  • Customer-focused attitude, with high level of professionalism and discretion.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality, establish trust and credibility, and act with complete integrity.
  • Detail-oriented, resourceful and diligent.
  • Strong time management and organizational skills.
  • Sound judgment and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.

Your Experience Includes:
- Enrollment in a Bachelors program for the Spring 2022 semester in Mechanical, Manufacturing, Industrial or Electrical Engineering
- Must have completed your sophomore year or later in your current program.
- Apply the theory from college/university course work to real world scenarios / situations.
- Proficient in Microsoft Applications.

You might also have:
- Automotive EV or manufacturing engineering focus is preferred
- Club or project team experience is a plus.
- Understanding of problem-solving steps and processes to apply in a real-world situation.

Location: Burlingame, CA
Temporary Housing: Not available
Length of internship: 1 Year Co-Op (Full-time Summer 2022, Part-time Fall 2022, Part-Time Spring 2022)
Travel: 0 - 10%

Proterra is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, providing equal employment opportunities to all Employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including, but not limited to, lactation or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law or ordinance. Proterra participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program (E-Verify).  

Description

Position Overview

This Co-Op position will be over the course of back to back semesters (Full-time Summer ’22, Part-time Fall ’22, Part-time Spring ’23) to provide support to Proterra’s Burlingame Battery Manufacturing Engineering team members. You will learn and gain practical experience in a hands-on environment while providing support to client groups at the site and will be in an environment where you can have a greater impact and earn a competitive salary during the program.

About the Role – You will:
- Work with state-of-the-art equipment and gain practical experience in a hands-on environment.
- Work on projects and programs currently in progress at Proterra, which allows interns to apply knowledge that contributes to the overall business.
- Assist with various projects across key areas of production operations support, lean & continuous improvement/design for manufacturability, data collection on standard time, test and equipment development and provide production support & troubleshooting.
- Coordinate with internal and external customers in areas of assigned responsibility.
- Have opportunities to propose new ideas or improvement concepts.
- Participate in data analysis and root cause analysis.
- Identify and work on improvements in the battery manufacturing process
- Work with a mentor that will support and be a resource for you during your internship assignment.

About Our Group:

  • As strategic partners, the Proterra team strives to ensure that our values, culture and engagement always allow us do great things for our company.
  • We strive to provide the highest-level service and support to our clients each and every day.
  • We work collaboratively to build strong relationships with our clients, partners, and own team.
  • We treat each other with respect……and always try to have a little fun every day!
  • This position will be part of the Proterra team that supports Proterra’s Manufacturing Engineering operations in Burlingame, CA.
  • You will report to the Battery Manufacturing Engineering Team Lead at your location and may collaborate with other team members located across our global operations.

About You:

  • Self-starter with the ability to adapt interpersonal styles and techniques to influence at all levels of the organization.
  • Customer-focused attitude, with high level of professionalism and discretion.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality, establish trust and credibility, and act with complete integrity.
  • Detail-oriented, resourceful and diligent.
  • Strong time management and organizational skills.
  • Sound judgment and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.

Your Experience Includes:
- Enrollment in a Bachelors program for the Spring 2022 semester in Mechanical, Manufacturing, Industrial or Electrical Engineering
- Must have completed your sophomore year or later in your current program.
- Apply the theory from college/university course work to real world scenarios / situations.
- Proficient in Microsoft Applications.

You might also have:
- Automotive EV or manufacturing engineering focus is preferred
- Club or project team experience is a plus.
- Understanding of problem-solving steps and processes to apply in a real-world situation.

Location: Burlingame, CA
Temporary Housing: Not available
Length of internship: 1 Year Co-Op (Full-time Summer 2022, Part-time Fall 2022, Part-Time Spring 2022)
Travel: 0 - 10%

Proterra is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, providing equal employment opportunities to all Employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including, but not limited to, lactation or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law or ordinance. Proterra participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program (E-Verify).  

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