Co-op, Mechatronics Engineering 

LOCATION: Avon / Ohio (US-OH), United States | BRAND: Bendix | REQUISITION ID: 3996 | JOB GRADE: 


Want to help shape tomorrow?  At Bendix we’ve been doing it for 90 years…setting the standard with advanced dynamic solutions that drive improved commercial vehicle performance and safety.  We’re part of the Knorr-Bremse Group, the global leader in braking technologies. As part of our team, you’ll collaborate with a world of talented and dedicated colleagues whose sense of purpose complements your own. You’ll find rewarding opportunities, diverse experiences, partnerships, and an unwavering commitment to ethics and integrity. Innovation is part of our DNA. Achievement drives our culture. Learn more today!



Position Title: Co-op, Mechatronics Engineering

Date Last Revised: May 17, 2023



Position Summary:  


Co-op opportunity for Mechatronic Engineering majors with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Mechanical Engineering or Mechatronic Engineering with a dual major or minor in Electrical or Computer Engineering is preferred. A Co-op in this position will work within one of our Centers of Competency (CoC’s).


Essential Functions:


  • Advanced product concept R&D and new product development
  • Systems development and test simulation design (electronic/mechanical systems, prototyping/input, signals/design control, architecture/signal output conditioning/GUI, and display systems)
  • Product validation and troubleshooting in laboratory and vehicle environments
  • Oversee inventory, assembly, and coordination of testing with technicians
  • Product support, troubleshooting, and root cause analysis
  • Software algorithm/HW validation using software and hardware-in-the-loop technologies
  • Product phase reviews, product DFMEAs, and project management
  • Special braking systems and modules design
  • Electronic, pneumatic, and hydraulic circuit analysis
  • Product application development, road test, and customer demos
  • Assist in translating customer requirements into new product


Eligibility Requirements:


  • Currently attending an accredited college or university
  • 3.0 cumulative GPA or higher
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Exceptional analytical skills
  • Ability to establish trust and credibility
  • Enjoyment in research and development (R&D)
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Fluency in English, German, and Spanish is a plus
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Tools: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Hands-on skills with mechanical tools, shop equipment, and trucks
  • Computer Language – HTML, Visual Basic
  • Understanding of pneumatic, hydraulic, and simple electronic systems


General Information:  

  • Hours and Location: 40-hour work week on-site in Avon, Ohio (20 miles west of Cleveland)
  • Pay Rate: $19 - $26/hour (contingent upon credit hours)


Position Requirements: 


The demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

What does Bendix have to offer you? 
- Work/life balance that includes Paid Vacation & Holiday Paid Time Off 
- 401k Plan with Company matching 
- Retirement Savings Plan
- Educational Assistance Program (Tuition Reimbursement)
- Wellness Program and incentives
- Telework policy
- On-Site Fitness Center
- On-Site Cafeteria with Healthy menu options
- Health and Welfare Insurance Benefits that start on your 1st day of employment:

Company-Paid Benefits:
- Basic Life Insurance
- Basic Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance
- Short Term Disability
- Business Travel Accident Insurance
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Voluntary Employee-Paid Benefits:
- Medical and Prescription insurance
- Dental insurance
- Vision insurance
- Supplemental Life Insurance Plans
- Supplemental AD&D insurance for Employee and Family
- Long Term Disability
- Accident Plan
- Critical Illness Plan
- Hospital Indemnity Plan


Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron