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Product Engineering Co-op

Bobcat Company, part of the Doosan family of businesses, is the world leader in the engineering, manufacturing, marketing and distribution of compact equipment, including Bobcat skid steer loaders, mini-excavators, utility vehicles and attachments. Join a global company focused on delivering best-in-class products and services.

Doosan brings 115 years of history to every engagement. From building industrial facilities, machinery, and equipment to infrastructure development, Doosan also has sister companies in the consumer goods and service sectors. No matter where you find us, you’ll hear the sound of progress, see the results of our people, and feel the rhythm of transformation in everything that we do. Doosan's "2G strategy" represents our belief in the growth of business through the growth of people. Doosan employs over 39,000 people worldwide.

You’ve spent a great deal of time in the classroom learning about business, now we’re giving you a chance to put that learning into practice. With a co-op, you’ll learn solid business practices from some of the best HR professionals in the industry. You’ll have a hand in supporting the benefits department right alongside full-time employees. But as much as we have to offer you, we always welcome your fresh new ideas and create an atmosphere in which you can share them. Opportunities available at our Gwinner, ND; Bismarck, ND; Fargo, ND and Litchfield, MN locations.


Surround yourself with ingenuity. Bobcat design, prototype and test capabilities are state-of-the-art. In fact, few facilities in the world can match the variety of Bobcat’s prototyping and testing. As a result, most of your work will involve hydraulics, electronics, measurements, programming, automating and/or designing systems and structures.

Specifically, your co-op may provide hands-on work in:
Product Improvement/Development:

  • Develop tests to evaluate functionality and performance
  • Determine and test the necessary components
  • Determine loads / conditions to be applied (voltage, temperature, vibration, etc.)
  • Determine physical parameters and monitoring methods
  • Operate machines or simulators under controlled conditions
  • Record and analyze data
  • Develop new and modify existing designs using Pro Engineer
  • Interface with all other Bobcat departments to develop solutions to problems

Long-Term Testing:

  • Build or rework prototypes as design changes are made
  • Set up and operate a structural fatigue test
  • Conduct specifications testing on a working model
  • Record and analyze data

These are a few examples of wide variety of projects that will prepare you for a productive career in engineering.


  • Education Standard: Pursuing Bachelors, Jr. or Sr. standing
  • Education Type: Engineering- Mechanical, Electrical, Industrial, Agricultural Manufacturing or other Engineering/Industrial Technologies
  • GPA 3.0 or higher
  • Previous co-op experience is a plus
  • Knowledge of drafting software preferred (ProE preferred or Solid Works)
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Hands-on experience a plus (farm, mechanic, hobby carpentry, etc.)
  • Project management skills a plus
  • Be able to commit to Bobcat for the entire term of the co-op (8 months) and be able to work a minimum of 20 hours per week


  • Reimbursement of required college co-op tuition credits – (3 credits)
    • Up to $1,000.00 per semester


Qualified applicants should apply online at and click on college recruiting. Doosan is committed to a diverse workforce and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Individuals with disabilities who require a reasonable accommodation in the application process or who need assistance accessing the information on this website should call 701-476-4263.