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Engineering Student Experience

Doosan Bobcat North America
Various Locations - See Below, ND
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Engineering and Architecture
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You have the knowledge, now gain the experience!

Bobcat’s student program is an opportunity created to empower young professionals, like you. Whether you’re looking for on the job experience, testing the waters in a desired career path, or hoping for a foot in the door with us, we have an experience designed specifically for you and your aspirations. As a Co-op or Intern you will be presented the tools to further your professional development, apply your schooling to real-world projects, and gain hands-on experience while completing your undergrad degree.

Co-op: An 8-month long opportunity, Co-op positions are a full-time employment experience. Co-ops are fully immersed into the worlds of corporate and production industry as a full-time team member.

Internship: A semester long opportunity, Internships positions are a part-time employment experience. With the opportunity to extend multiple semesters, Interns tap into the foundations of our corporate and production industries.

Co-op and Intern opportunities span across 18 of Bobcat’s different functions.

Role & Responsibility

  • Design - Contribute to the design of our product by developing and modifying equipment using Creo 3D modeling software
  • Embedded Software - Assist in developing hardware and software strategies to support vehicle architecture while meeting industry standards and regulations 
  • Electrical - Assist in the creation, modification and maintenance of engineering design of assigned product systems and components
  • Electrical Test - Support and complete electrical component testing in the environmental lab
  • Product Service - Use statistical tools for advanced prediction of machine warranty
  • Manufacturing - Analyze and make recommendations on the manufacturing process of our products in terms of quality, economic and ergonomic factors
  • Product Cost – Work with Purchasing, Manufacturing, Product Engineering and Finance to develop analytical models that will predict the cost structure of current and future components
  • Quality - Complete formal audits and assessments on products and processes.
  • Software Development - Develop and test new and emerging technology to build proof of concept and minimally viable products
  • Supplier Development - Assist with supplier/component qualification, supply base change management, root cause & corrective actions, and improve supplier quality and delivery performance
  • Test - Develop and set up tests to evaluate functionality and performance related to structural fatigue, sound, hydraulic, and cooling


Job Requirement

Requirements for these positions:
  • Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, or Senior standing in Engineering field
  • 3.0 or higher GPA preferred
  • Be able to commit full-time to Bobcat for the entire term of the co-op (8 months) or internship (4-months)
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint)
  • Communication and collaboration skills


What you will learn with us:
  • Troubleshooting skills using machine operation, schematics and measurement tools
  • Engineering software tools and capabilities
  • Engineering process from idea to creation
  • Communication with multiple functional groups



Our people power our progress. Keeping our company moving forward means empowering employees with opportunities to grow and the resources necessary to be happy, healthy and productive. That’s why we offer our people a competitive and comprehensive benefits package. Here, you’ll enjoy full health coverage, paid time off, income protection, employee discounts on certain consumer goods, tuition reimbursement and more.

How do different cultures play a part in your organization?

Our North American headquarters is located in North Dakota, where we started the compact equipment industry. But our locations span the entire globe – dealers, manufacturing facilities and corporate offices – where innovation is driven forward worldwide. To continue expanding our reach, we’ve opened the Global Collaboration Center in the heart of downtown Minneapolis.

What skills, education, and experiences does your ideal candidate(s) have?

•Education Required: High School Diploma or Equivalent
•These are entry level opportunities
•Must be able to follow established methods and procedures and perform work accordingly. Must have the ability to work rapidly and under time pressure for extended periods of time in order to meet build requirements. Must possess the ability to read build sheets and blueprints.
•The ability to communicate with supervisors and fellow workers in both written and verbal forms at a level normally acquired through the completion of a high school diploma or GED is required.
•Job specific skills, techniques and safe work and equipment operating practices are learned through on-the-job and classroom training. General instructions are given on recurring duties, operations and assignments; detailed instructions are given on new duties, operations and assignments.

How would you describe the company leadership/team management? Our employees are the driving force behind our brand. We cultivate an environment where they feel valued and build their career while working for an industry leader. Career opportunities include positions in our corporate offices and manufacturing facilities. We also have a highly-competitive internship and co-op program. Your opportunity to contribute to the future of the compact equipment industry is right here.

Where do you see the company/organization in the upcoming years?

What do you feel candidates need to know about the company before applying?

Our success is powered by our people. Plain and simple. Their dedication and passion for empowering customers to accomplish more is what drives our continued industry leadership. Our integrated, global team of employees and dedicated dealers work together to deliver the best products and services; making lives, businesses and communities better and stronger.

Bobcat Company is both an employer and partner of choice, and we pride ourselves in attracting, retaining and developing top-tier talent and dealers to drive our mission forward.

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