Materials Engineering Co-op/Intern

My name is Deanna Celsi, I am the co-op coordinator at DENSO International America in Southfield, MI.

DENSO International is the second largest global automotive supplier of advanced automotive technology. Currently, I am recruiting for a materials engineering co-op/intern to work in our Materials group here at DENSO. This position is slated to start in January. Below is a job description. Can you please pass this onto any members of MU who may be looking for a part time and or full time paid co-op/internship position?

The selected individual will work closely with DENSO Materials Engineers to develop and analyze materials used in North American DENSO plants. Projects will include material development, cost reduction activities, material localization, material optimization, and quality investigations for both the Metal and Non-Metal departments.

The Metal department works with a variety of ferrous and non-ferrous materials such as Low Carbon Steel, Stainless Steel, and Copper Alloys but the primary focus is directed towards Wrought Aluminum Alloys.

The Non-Metals department works with a variety of plastic and elastomeric materials found in under the hood and instrument panel applications.

The applicant will be trained both in sample preparation and actual operation techniques for the optical, mechanical, and analytical testing equipment listed below.

Sample Preparation:
– Hot and Cold Mounting
– Automatic and Hand Polishing
– Milling Tensile Bars
– Large Cut-Off Saw
Mechanical Testing Equipment:
– Rockwell Hardness Tester
– Vickers Micro-hardness Tester
– Instron Tension Tester
– Charpy Impact Tester
Analytical Testing Equipment:
– Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM)
– Electron Dispersive Spectroscopy (EDS)
– Differential Scanning Calorimeter (DSC)
– Thermogravimetric Analyzer (TGA)
– Fourier Transfer Infrared Spectrometer (FTIR)
Optical Equipment:
– Metallograph and Imaging Software
– Polarizing Microscope
– Stereoscope
– Measuring Microscope

Deanna Celsi
DENSO International America, Inc.
24777 DENSO Drive
P.O. Box 5047, MC: 4803
Southfield, MI 48086-5047

PH: 248-372-8336
Nice Net Number: 5000-8336
Fax: 248-213-2337