2024 Fall Hardware Engineering Co-op

Novi, MI, US, 48377

Requisition:  50923

Dana is a global leader in the supply of highly engineered driveline, sealing, and thermal-management technologies that improve the efficiency and performance of vehicles with both conventional and alternative-energy powertrains. Serving three primary markets – passenger vehicle, commercial truck, and off-highway equipment – Dana provides the world's original-equipment manufacturers and the aftermarket with local product and service support through a network of nearly 100 engineering, manufacturing, and distribution facilities.

Job Purpose

Dana Incorporated is seeking to fill a 2024 Fall Hardware Engineering Co-op position at their Novi Technical Center located at 28001 Cabot Drive, Novi, MI 48377. This is a great opportunity to develop your technical skills by working alongside Dana's engineers in the completion of departmental oriented tasks/assignments.



Delivery of high quality, robust designs of circuits for use in the development of product for automotive and adjacent markets. Co-ops will grow and develop through rotations of increasing responsibility and complexity in their assigned tasks.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performing design activities including (but not limited to): requirements capture, specification writing, circuit design and analysis, component selection, DFMEA, reliability analysis, validation testing, test and engineering report writing and documentation.
  • Day-to-day coordination within a cross-functional design team including Systems and Software engineers.
  • Ensuring that designs are executed in accordance with internal and customer quality/process requirements.


  • Enrollment & active pursuit of a Bachelor of Science or Masters in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
  • Experience in circuit design and assembly a plus
  • Familiar with using common electronics laboratory tools (multi meters, oscilloscopes, soldering station, wiring harness fabrication).
  • Confident interpersonal/communication skills
  • Ability to effectively operate and communicate in a multi-cultural environment
  • Keen to learn new skills and absorb technical input through coaching, review and self-learning
  • Aptitude and desire to work in a hands-on capacity when required to support vehicle testing, calibration and laboratory testing efforts
  • Basic working knowledge/principles of common automotive systems - Powertrain brakes, hybrid systems and suspensions.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Unsolicited Resumes from Third-Party Recruiters

 Please note that as per Dana policy, we do not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters unless such recruiters were engaged to provide candidates for a specified opening. Any employment agency, person or entity that submits an unsolicited resume does so with the understanding that Dana will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person or entity.​

Join our team of 40,000 problem solvers who are fostering a culture of innovation by leveraging the diverse perspectives of our global team. We believe in facing challenges head-on by finding opportunity and uncovering possibility, where roadblocks and barriers become targets instead of obstacles. We are One Dana with limitless opportunity.

Our Values

  • Value Others
  • Inspire Innovation
  • Grow Responsibly
  • Win Together



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