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Project Engineering Co-Op

TGW Systems, Inc. creates mass-scale system designs that connect digital shoppers to mega-sized retail distributors around the globe. Our team proactively improves processes after analyzing the system specifications and gaining a complete understanding of the project’s mechanical equipment and design requirements.

We have an opening for one ambitious Project Engineering Co-op to join our Project Engineering Team in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  

You’ll love this job if you are:

  • Inspired by the prospect of playing with industrial automated equipment for a living
  • Enticed to travel to national and international destinations
  • Intellectually driven by problem solving while imaginatively obsessed with coordinating engineering activities
  • Filled with aspiration to grow and develop, with a firm held appreciation for launching in the fundamentals (including getting your hands dirty… literally)
  • Intrigued to be a part of planning, first-hand, the mass-scale high performance intra-logistics systems comprised of conveyors, ASRS systems (Automated Storage/Retrieval Systems)


This is what you’ll get to do:

  • Learn the tools to implement the turnover from Systems Development to Project Engineering
  • Proactively improve processes
  • Plan, schedule, conduct, or coordinate the detailed engineering activities to be on time and on budget
  • Travel to and work at customer job sites
  • Analyze mechanical installations and equipment lists to implement solutions
  • Work with project teams on ensuring customer satisfaction
  • Experience challenging work, mentorship, and projects providing a degree of autonomy and responsibility


You should already have experience with:

  • Built drawings, analyzing system specifications, design and implementation processes
  • Understanding of material handling systems engineering and/or other available manufactured equipment. (Includes pneumatics, controls, structural steel, etc.)
  • Effective oral and written communication practices
  • AutoCAD and Solidworks exposure

We offer

This position requires a junior or senior level student in process of completing an Engineering Degree.  This is a full time, up to 3 semester, co-op position (beginning May 2023 – August 2023) with a compensation of $19/hour.  The successful co-op will be considered for full time employment candidate for 3 rotations and eligible for after-graduation employment.

TGW Systems, Inc. is the North-American entity of TGW Logistics Group.  Together, we:

  • Have grown to become a leading, worldwide supplier of highly dynamic logistics solutions
  • Employ a multi-layer controls hierarchy to manage our highly automated equipment.
  • Have developed sophisticated solutions for warehouse control systems, material flow optimization and transportation control

TGW is an equal opportunity employer.

Lauren Soderberg
TGW LOGISTICS GROUP GMBH Ludwig Szinicz Straße 3 A-4614 Marchtrenk, Austria +43 (0)50 486