Embedded in a worldwide network Mercedes-Benz Research & Development North America, Inc. continuously strives to remain at the forefront of successful automotive research and development. MBRDNA is headquartered in Silicon Valley, California, with key areas of Autonomous Driving, Advanced Interaction Design, Digital User Experience, Machine Learning, Costumer Research, and Business Innovation. In Redford, Michigan, the focus is on Powertrain and eDrive technology as well as in Long Beach, where the E-Mobility Group helps to shape the future of the North American market for hydrogen fuel cell and battery electric vehicles. The Testing and Regulatory Affairs Division in Ann Arbor and the Advanced Vehicle Design in Carlsbad complete the competence center.
Together, all the developers, technicians, engineers and designers take on the challenges of creating the next innovation. They're inspired by the newest trends, find the best solutions for the customer, develop the latest and greatest technologies and create the next generation of connected, safe, sustainable and luxurious vehicles.
Here at MBRDNA, we are looking for talented, energetic, and committed individuals to join our diverse team. Our employees are the key to our success, and we support each individual in fulfilling his or her potential. We proudly continue the pioneering work initiated by founders Gottlieb Daimler and Carl Benz over 125 years ago.
Every new vehicle must also be designed to meet stringent Mercedes-Benz standards for durability. The Testing & Regulatory Affairs Division ensures that all standards and requirements are met for the US market.
Testing locations in the Long Beach, California and Ann Arbor, Michigan also function as liaisons to both Mercedes-Benz in Germany and to government regulatory bodies in the US, including the Environmental Protection Agency and the California Air Resource Board.
Key Tasks & Responsibilities:
Support the testing and development of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) for the North American Market
Participate in and support local driver assistance system testing
Research US traffic environment to translate differences into implications for regional driver assistance system adaption
Support AV permitting participation
Research and benchmarking of competitors
Data analysis and report generation
Updating and troubleshooting test vehicles and measurement systems
Work on independent projects to identify and execute process changes for continuous improvement
Work with various departments such as R&D workshop, Emissions Laboratory, Powertrain Support, Car Clinic, and E/E Integration
Minimum Skills Required:
Current student pursuing degree in Automotive Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Mechatronics
Proficiency in MS Office tools such as Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint required
Basic technical vehicle and driver assistance system knowledge required
Must be comfortable in a small team environment performing many different tasks
A Valid US Driver's License
German language skills a plus
Experience within MBRDNA or Daimler a plus
Minimum completion of junior year required