BMW: Ergonomics Co-op/Internship Opportunity
BMW Manufacturing Corp.
Work Term: Fall
Start Date: August 11
End Date: December 19
The Safety and Ergonomics Department is responsible for ensuring the
safety and health of our Associates by evaluating existing/proposed
plant processes and ensuring ergonomic principles are followed. They
identify occupational stressors, recommend appropriate control measures,
and facilitate the implementation of these controls.
Enter injury/incident forms into database.
Perform statistical trend analysis of injuries and incidents.
Prepare weekly summary reports and statistics identifying injury trends,
types and clustering.
Examine jobs and job rotations to identify possible rotations for
placement of associates with medical restrictions.
Investigate incidents to gather information for root cause analysis.
Possess a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.
Have full time status at an accredited university in the United States.
Pursuing a degree in Industrial Engineering, Biomechanics, Bio
Engineering, Physical Therapy, or related field and completed four
semesters or eight quarters towards a Bachelors degree or one semester
towards a Masters degree.
Must be a permanent
resident or US citizen
minimum of one college semester remaining after work term.
Enrolled with your university career service office and have the
recommendation of a career services advisor.
Complete and pass a pre-employment physical and substance abuse test
before the work term.
STUDENTS MUST PROVIDE A COPY OF A CURRENT UNOFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT
Basic skills with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, and
communicate with strangers, potentially in situations of conflict.
Possess patience and the ability to speak calmly and deliberately when
Must be able to keep sensitive data responsibly.
Must be able to maintain a professional demeanor in difficult
SPECIFIC EXPERIENCE/SKILLS NEEDED:
Some background in measuring push/pull, lift and gripping forces.
Understanding of percentiles, basic statistics, and OSHA record keeping.
Experience with NIOSH RWL methodology is helpful.
How to apply:
Visit your Career
Services office and speak with an advisor for your major. Then visit the
following site to complete an online application
March 21, 2003