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Novelis CSC Co-Op- Product Design in Novi, Michigan

The Intern or Co-Op will be assisting or completing automotive design studies for the Novelis Customer Solution Center (CSC) through product design, analysis, benchmarking and testing. The student will delve into design studies of specific components or systems within automotive structures. The student will work with experienced engineers to complete the project and report results.


  • Preform design studies that include benchmarking products and bills of material, studying design alternatives through spreadsheet study that will progress to 3D design and/or analysis, and documenting test results

  • Complete failure analysis on developmental material and field parts

  • Participate in benchmarking of OEM parts and competitor materials to determine best-in-class material usage

  • Support new and on-going Technical Development, Technical Service and Customer Solution Center projects

  • Report out final results in a term-ending presentation to Novelis Novi management


  • 3rd or 4th year Bachelor’s student obtaining a degree in Mechanical Engineering or Aerospace Engineering

  • Familiar with 3D design (with CATIA) preferred

  • Experience with analysis using FEA tools, formability analysis, cost calculation and testing

  • Basic principles of automotive structural design and metallurgy preferred

  • General knowledge of mechanical design

  • Basic CAD modeling experience is a plus

  • Capability to thrive in team environment, communicate well, and to engage and influence wide variety of stakeholders throughout organization.

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

  • Microsoft Office Suite – Word, PowerPoint, Excel

Novelis’ Global Research and Technology Center located in Kennesaw Georgia within the greater Atlanta metropolitan area is a cutting-edge full-service research and technology hub that employs approximately 200 people including world-class engineers metallurgists chemists and scientists. The facility includes state-of-the-art lab equipment and a diverse mix of product pilot lines that bring innovative solutions to customers in the automotive beverage can and specialty markets. Kennesaw provides a diverse and family-friendly place to live with countless museums cultural opportunities and educational institutions. Novelis is committed to the Kennesaw community and supports a number of local charitable organizations including Habitat for Humanity as well as FIRST Robotics aimed at encouraging young people to pursue the Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields in order to spur the next generation of scientists and innovators. Novelis recognizes its talented and diverse workforce as a key competitive advantage. Novelis provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants. All terms and conditions of employment at Novelis including recruiting hiring placement promotion termination layoffs recalls transfers leaves of absence compensation and training are without regard to race color religion age sex national origin disability status genetics protected veteran status sexual orientation gender identity or expression or any other characteristic protected by federal provincial or local laws.

iCIMS Requisition Number: 2021-35615

Name: Novelis Global R&T

Job Type: Internship

Street: 39550 W. Thirteen Mile Road